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(Re-)Politicizing Inequality: Movements, Parties, and Social Citizenship in Chile a talk by Kenneth Roberts

April 22nd, 2016
1:30 PM

Please join us this Friday, March 11, for the Tulane University Political Science Seminar, sponsored by the Political Science Department and CIPR. Our speaker will…  read more

Open Forum on Political and Economic Challenges to Latin America'€™s Left Turn

April 12th, 2016
4:00 PM

A dozen different Latin American countries have elected a left-of-center president since the late 1990s, and many of these presidents and their parties have achieved…  read more

How Should we Study Colonial Legacies? The Case of Latin American Development

April 1st, 2016
2:00 PM

The Murphy Institute, the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research, and the Department of Political Science present a talk by Robert Adcock, Assistant Professor of…  read more

Inequality and Demo Survival - a Talk by David Samuels

January 29th, 2016
2:00 PM

The Political Science Department and the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research are sponsoring a talk by Dr. David Samuels, Distinguished McKnight University Professor of…  read more

The Tulane University Political Science Seminar

January 29th, 2016
2 PM

Please join us next Friday, January 29, for the Tulane University Political Science Seminar, sponsored by CIPR. Our speaker is David Samuels (University of Minnesota)…  read more

Samuel Huntington and '€œDecompression'€ in Brazil

January 15th, 2016
12:00 pm

The Harvard political science professor Samuel P. Huntington (1927-2008) was a leading scholar of comparative politics and international relations and an influential foreign policy advisor.…  read more

Symposium: Venezuelan Elections

December 3rd, 2015
12:30 PM

Please join us for a symposium with three Venezuela scholars as they discuss the upcoming legislative elections in Venezuela. Lunch will be served. On December…  read more

Contesting Trade in Central America: Market Reform and Resistance

November 20th, 2015
4:00 PM

Please join us for a lecture by Dr. Rose J. Spalding, Professor of Political Science, DePaul University. Dr. Spalding will present her recent book Contesting…  read more

Barrio Rising: Urban Popular Politics and the Making of Modern Venezuela

November 2nd, 2015
12:15 PM

Lecture & Luncheon. RSVP required. Please join us for a lecture with Dr. Alejandro Velasco, Assistant Professor at New York University, who will discuss his…  read more

Evading the Constraints of Globalization: Oil & Gas Nationalization in Venezuela and Bolivia

October 23rd, 2015
2:00 PM

The Tulane University Political Science department invites you to their seminar series. This week’s talk, by CIPR Postdoctoral fellow, Riitta-Ilona Koivumaeki, is entitled “Evading the…  read more

Populism & Pragmatism in Chavista Venezuela: The Pluses and Minuses of Social and Economic Programs

October 21st, 2015
12:30 PM

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Repression and Street Protests: Behavioral Underpinnings of Backlash Movements

October 9th, 2015
2:00 PM

The Tulane University Political Science department presents a talk entitled “Repression and Street Protests: Behavioral Underpinnings of Backlash Movements” by Susan Stokes, the John S.…  read more

The Rituals of Hospital Birth

September 21st, 2015
5:00 PM

The Rituals of Hospital Birth. This presentation analyzes obstetrical procedures‘€“from electronic fetal monitoring to cesarean section‘€“as rituals that convey the core values of the technocratic…  read more

Endogenous Participation: Prior Consultation in Extractive Economies

September 18th, 2015
2:00 PM

Please join us Friday, September 18th, for the Tulane University Political Science Seminar, sponsored by CIPR. Our speaker will be Tulia Falleti (University of Pennsylvania)…  read more

The Functioning Perspective: An Alternative for a More Inclusive Moral Framework

September 11th, 2015
11:00 AM

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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.