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2017 LAGO Conference: Call for Abstracts

“Knowledge and Power” LAGO Graduate Student Conference January 27th, 28th, and 29th, 2017 New Orleans, Louisiana Tulane University’s Latin American Graduate Organization (LAGO) invites paper and panel proposals for our … Continue reading


2015 LAGO Welcome Party on Friday, August 28th @ Hi-Ho Lounge

Join us in welcoming the incoming Stone Center student cohort at Hi-Ho Lounge in the Marigny!  From 7-9pm, we will have some delicious Cuban tapas dishes, in collaboration with NOLA … Continue reading

August 18, 2015

LAGO Member Phillip Boyett Founds Arts Non-Profit for Maya Speakers in Yucatan, Mexico

Phillip Boyett is a M.A. candidate in Latin American Studies, LAGO member, and co-founder of a non-profit organization named Ko’ox Boon (pronounced co-osch bone). Ko’ox Boon means “let’s paint” in … Continue reading

April 21, 2015

Locked In, Locked Out Community Forum Scheduled for Thursday, February 5th

LAGO is excited to announce the addition of a community forum entitled “Locked In, Locked Out: Organizing Across Race in New Orleans” to the LAGO 2015 Conference schedule. The event … Continue reading

January 21, 2015

Work in the South Conference Request For Proposals

WORK IN THE SOUTH: Dixie Cotton, American Steel and a Hurricane Named Katrina – A Reinvention of Bondage The Workplace Justice Project in cooperation with the Gillis Long Poverty Law … Continue reading

November 23, 2014

Dr Lara Putnam to Give Keynote Address at 2015 Conference

 Lara Putnam is Professor and Chair of the Department of History at the University of Pittsburgh.  Her research has explored labor migration; state racism; and the ways kinship, gender, and sexuality both shape and are … Continue reading

November 10, 2014

Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés Lecture, “Oye Tú: A reading of fiction about Cubans”

Join us on Tuesday, October 28th from 12:30-1:30pm in the Greenleaf Conference Room (Jones Hall 100) for “Oye Tú: A reading of fiction about Cubans,” a lecture by Cecilia Rodríguez … Continue reading

October 22, 2014

Jose Antonio Vargas to Speak Monday, October 13th

Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, is coming to Tulane on Monday, October 13th at 8:00 PM in Dixon Hall.   A journalist for over a decade writing … Continue reading

October 9, 2014

Friday Deadline for LAGO Graduate Conference Abstract Submissions

LAGO’s call for abstracts for our Graduate Student Conference, “Mobilizing at the Margins: Citizenship, Identity, and Democracy” is live. The conference will take place from February 5-7th, 2015 in New … Continue reading

September 5, 2014

Guantánamo Public Memory Project comes to Tulane

The Guantánamo Public Memory Project is now at Tulane until October 30th, 2014. The Guantánamo Public Memory Project is a traveling exhibit that examines the history of the U.S. naval … Continue reading

September 5, 2014

Welcome to the New LAGO Cohort

On August 22nd, LAGO hosted our first event of the academic year to welcome the 12 new graduate students at the Stone Center! Bayou Beer Garden hosted students, faculty, and … Continue reading

September 4, 2014

2014-2015 Schedule

August 11, 2014

2013-2014 LAGO Annual Summary

The 2014-2015 LAGO Board is happy to announce the publication of the first annual summary. The LAGO membership hopes that the report contained in this annual summary will provide both LAGO … Continue reading

August 10, 2014

2014 Faculty and Staff Appreciation Party

On April 25, 2014 LAGO held its annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation Party to celebrate the hard work of the Stone Center’s staff and affiliated faculty. Nearly 75 graduate students, … Continue reading

August 10, 2014

“First Annual Stephen P. Jacobs Prize for Best Paper Awarded to 2014 Conference Participant Edward Brudney”

At the Stone Center Spring Awards Ceremony held this past May, Edward Brudney (PhD candidate, Department of History, Indiana University) was recognized for the noteworthy paper he presented at the … Continue reading

August 8, 2014

Claudio Lomnitz Lecture, “Ideological Incoherence and Ideological Purity in the Mexican Revolution”

On Thursday, April 10 at 6pm, Dr. Claudio Lomnitz will give a lecture entitled, “Ideological Incoherence and Ideological Purity in the Mexican Revolution” in Jones Hall 102. A reception will follow … Continue reading

March 31, 2014

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Higher Education Talk on Wednesday, March 19th

Wednesday March 19th at 7:30pm – 9:30pm Qatar Ballroom, lavin bernick Center, Tulane University In the wake of almost a century of desegregation decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court, we have … Continue reading

March 18, 2014

Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America at the Contemporary Arts Center

Film Screening The New Orleans Film Society will be presenting the film MERCEDES SOSA: THE VOICE OF LATIN AMERICA next week (March 19, 7:30 p.m.) at the Contemporary Arts Center. … Continue reading

March 13, 2014

Dr. Adderley to Give Keynote at LAGO Conference

“Transnational Emancipation: Contesting Black Freedom on the U.S. Caribbean Border 1820-1865,” keynote address by Dr. Rosanne Adderley Friday, February 14th, 2014 2:00-3:00 Kendall Cram Lecture Hall, Lavin-Bernick Center Tulane University … Continue reading

February 12, 2014

Dr. Cindy Hahamovitch to Speak at Conference

“No Man’s Land: Jamaican Guestworkers, Deportable Labor and the New Jim Crow,” keynote address by Dr. Cindy Hahamovitch Friday, February 14th, 2014 2:00-3:00 Kendall Cram Lecture Hall, Lavin-Bernick Center Tulane … Continue reading

February 4, 2014

Earl Lovelace Speaking at Tulane

“Engaging the Caribbean Space,” a talk by Earl Lovelace Thursday, March 20th, 2014 6:30, reception to follow Jones Hall 102 Trinidadian novelist, playwright, short-story writer, and winner of the 1997 Commonwealth … Continue reading

January 25, 2014

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