latin american graduate organization

providing fellowship, education, and recreation for tulane graduate students interested in latin america

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

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

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

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

Conference Housing Assigned

Tulane students, faculty, and affiliates have volunteered to open up their homes for visiting scholars attending LAGO’s Border Encounters conference. If you requested housing in your registration form, find your … Continue reading

January 9, 2014

Registration Reminder

Participants with LAGO’s “Border Encounters in the Americas” conference, don’t forget to register and submit your payment by Sunday, Dec. 15th, 2013. *Only applicants who have received an acceptance email … Continue reading

December 12, 2013

Acceptance Announcement

View the abstracts, organized by panel. After receiving over 120 submissions from students in more than 11 countries, we are pleased to announce the papers that were accepted to present … Continue reading

November 19, 2013

Submissions Now Closed

Thank you to everyone who submitted an abstract for our 2014 conference “Border Encounters in the Americas.” Decisions will be made by November 15th, 2013.  Stay updated on conference information … Continue reading

August 30, 2013

Carnival in New Orleans

Experience Carnival in New Orleans during the LAGO conference.  The famous Krewe du Vieux rolls Saturday evening of the conference weekend.  LAGO members will be happy to share this early … Continue reading

May 31, 2013

2014 Conference Announcement

The LAGO Executive Board is proud to announce the dates of our annual conference.  This year’s conference will be held at Tulane University in New Orleans February 13th-15th, 2014 with … Continue reading

May 15, 2013

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