latin american graduate organization

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

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

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

XI Annual Tulane Undergraduate Conference on Latin America

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 8:30 am – 3:30 pm Greenleaf Conference Room 100A Jones Hall The Stone Center’s annual TUCLA conference is an interdisciplinary undergraduate symposium in which seniors from … Continue reading

November 17, 2013

Soccer Tournament a Success!

Tulane undergrads (pictured above) were members of the winning team “The Banana Hammocks” in Sunday’s soccer tournament fundraiser.  Eight teams participated in the day-long tournament vying for  championship.  With raffle … Continue reading

November 11, 2013

Tulaso Pachanga

Friday, October 25th, 2013 5:00-7:00 Jones Patio The first Pachanga of the semester will kick-off with Los Poboycitos. Admission is free and open to the public. This event is being … Continue reading

October 18, 2013

Know-Your-Rights Training

Volunteer Training Friday October 4th 2:00–3:00 Korach Room 208, LBC Come to this training for volunteers who are interested in consulting with immigration detainees on their deportation cases at Tensas … Continue reading

September 30, 2013

Interdepartmental Gender Studies Colloquium

Wednesday, Oct. 16th 2:00 – 3:00 Woldenberg Room 201 Food For Thought is an event that fosters interdepartmental collaboration among graduate scholars whose research focuses in part or whole on … Continue reading

September 28, 2013

Radical Caribbeans Conference

October 3rd-5th, 2013 Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel New Orleans, LA Hosted by Tulane University Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute Conference Website Etymologically, the word radical is derived from the Latin … Continue reading

September 22, 2013

Soccer Tournament Tomorrow!

Postponed to Sunday, November 10th, 2013 10:00-5:00 LBC Quad, Tulane University Register your team of 6-10 players here! Contact Sarah Fouts for more information.

September 12, 2013

Latin American Independence & New Orleans

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 8:00 PM Reiss Room, Lavin-Bernick Center Tulane University Discussion on the relationship of Latin American independence and New Orleans with Tulane alum Robert Freeland.

September 11, 2013

Barbara Mundy to speak on the death of Tenochtitlan

Tuesday, September 10th 6:00 Stone Auditorium (room 210), Woldenberg Art Center Reception to follow When Spanish armies destroyed the Aztec capital, what became of the indigenous city?Prize-winning author Barbara Mundy … Continue reading

September 2, 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

Film Screening: Diario de Bucaramanga

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 7:00 pm Freeman Auditorium, Woldenberg Arts Center Q & A with director Carlos Fung to follow Free admission Diary of Bucaramanga takes place in 1828 amid … Continue reading

August 29, 2013

2013-2014 Schedule

August 19, 2013

Welcome Party at Casa Borrega

Friday August 30th, 2013 6:00-9:00 Casa Borrega 1719 Oretha Castle Haley BLVD, New Orleans LAGO is excited to welcome the incoming Latin American Studies graduate students! We will host a … Continue reading

July 17, 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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