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LAGO Conference 2018: Call for Proposals/Convocatoria

Thinking of the Future | Pensando en el porvenir Expanding the possible in the Americas | Expandiendo lo posible en las Américas Dates: February 23-25, 2018 (traducción en castellano disponible … Continue reading


Recipient of the Stephen P. Jacobs Prize describes her project

It is an honor to receive this award! I would like to thank Professor Rebecca for the nomination, I am very happy to have my research recognized internationally. This research … Continue reading

April 4, 2018

Talita Magnolo wins Stephen P. Jacobs Prize for Best Graduate Paper Presented at the LAGO Annual Conference

We are excited to announce the winner of this year’s Stephen P. Jacobs Prize for Best Graduate Paper Presented at the LAGO Annual Conference: Talita Magnolo, of the Universidade Federal … Continue reading

March 28, 2018

Keynote/Ponencia de Sara Uribe

February 21, 2018

Schedule “Knowledge and Power” Conference 2017

KNOWLEDGE AND POWER LAGO Graduate Student Conference January 27th, 28th, and 29th, 2017 Tulane University New Orleans, Louisiana Location of Panels: Weinmann Hall (WH) rooms 302 and 304 Greenleaf Conference … Continue reading

November 28, 2017

Deadline extended! ¡Se extiende la fecha límite!

Deadline extended! We are now accepting submissions until December 9. ¡Fecha límite extendida! Ahora se aceptan propuestas hasta el 9 de diciembre. The sun has not yet set–you still … Continue reading

November 26, 2017

Konferans LAGO 2018: Panse nan fiti a

Panse nan fiti a Pou agrandi sa ki posib nan kontinan Amerik yo N ap viv pandan yon epòk ki di anpil. Rechofman klimatik, malesite, anprizonnman an mas, vyolans kont … Continue reading

November 15, 2017

Convocatoria: Conferencia de LAGO 2018

Pensando en el porvenir Expandiendo lo posible en las Américas Vivimos en tiempos difíciles. El cambio climático, la pobreza, la encarcelación masiva, la violencia de género, los problemas políticos, y … Continue reading

November 4, 2017

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

September 9, 2016

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

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