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Latin American Writers Series: Alberto Barrera Tyszka

November 21st, 2019
5:30 pm

Ecuadorian writer and Tulane Visiting Scholar Gabriela Alemán interviews Venezuelan writer Alberto Barrera Tyszka about his life, interests, and influences. Their discussion will be followed…  read more

Latin American Writers Series: Martín Fernández (Casa Editorial HUM/Estuario Editora)

November 14th, 2019
5:30 pm

Martín Fernández, editorial director of Casa Editorial HUM and Estuario Editora in Montevideo, Uruguay, presents the houses’ histories, missions, and ongoing projects. His presentation sheds…  read more

Latin American Writers Series: Power Paola

November 7th, 2019
5:30 pm

Ecuadorian author and Tulane Visiting scholar Gabriela Alemán interviews Colombian writer and visual artist Power Paola about her life, interests, and influences. Their discussion will…  read more

Latin American Writers Series: Andrea Palet (Editorial Laurel)--POSTPONED

October 24th, 2019
5:30

Due to the current unrest in Chile, this event has been postponed until further notice. More details coming soon. Editorial Director Andrea Palet presents the…  read more

The Political Economy of Resource Nationalism in Latin America

October 16th, 2019

Please join us October 21 from 12-1:30 in the Greenleaf Conference Room, 100A Jones Hall For the first in our fall speaker series Markets, the…  read more

CIPR Fall Speaker Series

October 14th, 2019 - November 18th, 2019
Noon to 1:30pm

Please join us Mondays at noon for our Fall speaker Series Markets, the State, and Democracy in Latin America October 14, October 21, November 11,…  read more

Latin American Writers Series: Luis Negron

October 3rd, 2019
5:30

Ecuadorian writer and Tulane Visiting Scholar Gabriela Aleman interviews Puerto Rican writer Luis Negron about his life, interests, and influences. Their discussion will be followed…  read more

Explore the Stories and Creatures of Latin America: Pebbles Center collaboration with the Audubon Nature Institute

June 13th, 2019
11:00 AM

Join us as we learn about rainforests and the creatures that live there through books and with the help of special visitors from Audubon Zoo.…  read more

Read Across the Americas Summer Program at the Algiers Regional Branch

June 5th, 2019 - July 31st, 2019
Every Wednesday at 10:30 AM

Join us every Wednesday at 10:30 am for a bilingual storytime for kids ages 2 – 10. The program is part of an initiative between…  read more

Read Across the Americas Summer Program at the Children's Resource Center

June 1st, 2019 - July 20th, 2019
Every first and thrid Saturday , 10:30 AM
10:30 AM

Join us every first and third Saturday at 10:30 am for a bilingual storytime for kids ages 2 – 10. The program is part of…  read more

Latin American Library Greenleaf Fellow Lirio Gutiérrez Rivera to present research on violence and migration of Hondurans

May 20th, 2019
3:00 - 5:00 PM

Please join the Latin American Library in welcoming Lirio Gutiérrez Rivera, a 2018-2019 LAL Richard E. Greenleaf scholar, who will be giving a work-in-progress talk…  read more

Fake News has a Mode of Truth: Computational Propaganda and Digital Populism in Brazil

April 17th, 2019
5:30 PM

Dr. Meg Stalcup, a visual and media anthropologist, and Assistant Professor in the School of Sociology and Anthropological studies at the University of Ottawa, will…  read more

Globalizing American Studies 2.0 Symposium at Tulane University

April 17th, 2019
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

This symposium is the relaunch of a project that began at Northwestern, in 2004, which featured several international symposia and established a global network of…  read more

Exiles within Exiles: The Extraordinary Life of Herbert Daniel, Gay Brazilian Revolutionary

February 27th, 2019
4:00 PM

Join us in welcoming James N. Green for a talk entitled Exiles within Exiles: The Extraordinary Life of Herbert Daniel, Gay Brazilian Revolutionary on Wednesday,…  read more

David Smilde to join TULASO and debate team to discuss Venezuelan politics and US involvement

February 26th, 2019
8:00 PM

Tulane Undergraduate Latin American Studies Organization (TULASO) and the Tulane Debate Team are proud to present a debate on the recent political crisis in Venezuela…  read more

CIPR Speaker Series Critical Issues in Democractic Governance welcomes Sara Niedzwiecki

February 22nd, 2019
4:00 - 5:30 PM

Join the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies in welcoming Dr. Sara Niedzwieckia as part of the…  read more

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Latin American Writers Series: Alberto Barrera Tyszka

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Ecuadorian writer and Tulane Visiting Scholar Gabriela Alemán interviews Venezuelan writer Alberto Barrera Tyszka about his life, interests, and influences. Their discussion will be followed by an open Q&A and an informal reception. This event will be held in Spanish.

About the Latin American Writers Series

This series brings together Latin America’s most representative creative voices and the editorial entrepreneurs that publish them. By way of interviews conducted by renowned Ecuadorian writer Gabriela Alemán and presentations of various editorial missions, the guests will shed light on a literary world shaped by the contemporary issues of the continent. Moving forward, their conversations will comprise the centerpiece of a digital archive that introduces their ideas to a global audience.

Este serie reúne a los autores más representativos de la escritura continental y los editores que los publican. A través de entrevistas con la reconocida escritora ecuatoriana Gabriela Alemán y presentaciones de proyectos editoriales, los invitados explorarán los vínculos entre el mundo literario y la realidad continental. Sus conversaciones se convertirán después en el eje de un archivo digital que busca llevar estas ideas a un público global.

About the Author

Born in Caracas, Alberto Barrera Tyszka has published over a dozen works of poetry, short story, chronicle, novel, and biography. His most recent publications include the novels Patria o Muerte (2015) and Rating (2011), the poetic anthology La inquietud (2013), the collection of chronicles Un país a la semana (2013), and the short story collection Crímenes (2009). In 2005, he collaborated with Cristina Marcano to write the definitive biography of Hugo Chávez, Hugo Chávez sin uniforme: una historia personal (2005). Patria o muerte won the 2015 Premio Tusquets de Novela, and his novel La enfermedad, translated into English as The Sickness (2010), received the 2006 Herralde Award. Barrera also writes for television and has scripted soap operas for Venezuelan, Mexican, Colombian, and Argentinian networks.