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Equity speaker series to host panel on navigating immigrant relations in the current political climate

September 25th, 2018
7:00 PM

The Center for Academic Equity at Tulane University is proud to present Border Li(n)es: Excluding, Extracting, and Expelling Immigrants in the Southern U.S. on September…  read more

The Latin American Library's Annual Open House

September 21st, 2018
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Latin American Library will be hosting its annual open house event on Friday, September 21. This annual event will welcome back faculty, students, staff,…  read more

Apply for the Teaching Cuban Culture & Society: A Summer Educator Institute in Cuba

June 23rd, 2018 - July 7th, 2018

Teaching Cuban Culture & Society: A Summer Educator Institute in Cuba Havana, Cuba | June 23 ‘€” July 7, 2018 Program Application Application Deadline: March…  read more

Chantalle Verna to Present Research on U.S. and Haitian Relationships in Post-Occupation Haiti

April 26th, 2018
6:00 PM

Join us at the Stone Center for Latin American Studies in welcoming Dr. Chantalle Verna for a talk on her book Haiti and the Uses…  read more

Latin America at a Crossroads Series to host Dr. Wendy Hunter for a seminar on Brazil

April 20th, 2018
4:00 PM

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Wendy Hunter for a seminar on Brazil as part of the Latin America at the Crossroads spring seminar series.…  read more

Benjamin Creutzfeldt to give a talk on China's Growing Role in Latin America

April 19th, 2018
12:00 PM

Join us in welcoming Dr. Benjamin Creutzfeldt for a lecture entitled, China’s Growing Role in Latin America on Thursday, April 19, 2018. China’s leaders touring…  read more

The Failure of Chavismo: CIPR Brown Bag Lunch

April 5th, 2018
12PM

The Failure of Chauvinism: CIPR Brown Bag Lunch Ever since the drop of oil prices in the international market, four years ago, Venezuela has been…  read more

Latin America at the Crossroads: Colombia

March 16th, 2018
4PM

Latin America at the Crossroads: Spring Seminar Series with the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research Dr. Mónica Pachón is dean of the school of…  read more

Anthropology Student Association to host Carolina Boe for talk on Prison Experiences of Undocumented Migrants

March 15th, 2018
2:00 PM

The 2017-2018 Tulane Anthropology Student Association’s colloquium series Migration: Perspectives Across Fields, will continue on Thursday, March 15, 2:00 PM. Join us in welcoming Dr.…  read more

Lecture by Kent Eaton: Territory and Ideology in Latin America

March 2nd, 2018
4PM

Join Dr. Kent Eaton from the Political Science Department at University of California at Santa Cruz as he gives a lecture titled: “Territory and Ideology…  read more

Political Seminar Series: "The Durability of Revolutionary Regimes"

February 23rd, 2018
2PM

Steven Levitsky is Professor of Government at Harvard University. His research interests include political parties, authoritarianism and democratization, and weak and informal institutions, with a…  read more

MARI Brown Bag Series to host Jessica J. Price for a talk on Indigenous Mexican Protests

February 23rd, 2018
12:00 PM

The Middle American Research Institute is happy to announce the eight talk of the 2017-2018 Brown Bag talk series. Dr. Jessica J. Price, Post-Doctoral Fellow…  read more

29th Annual AAPLAC Conference

February 21st, 2018 - February 24th, 2018

The Association for Academic Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean (AAPLAC) will hold its 29th Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 21-24, 2018,…  read more

The United States and Mexico in the Trump Era

February 6th, 2018

After a tumultuous first year of the Trump administration, the US-Mexico relationship‘€“arguably the most critical and sensitive bilateral relationship in the Western Hemisphere‘€“has changed significantly.…  read more

Latin America at the Crossroads Series to Host Dr. Forrest Colburn for a Seminar on Honduras

February 2nd, 2018
4:00 PM

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Forrest Colburn for a seminar on Honduras for the Latin America at the Crossroads spring seminar series. The 2017…  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.