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Great Decisions: Mexico

March 21st, 2012
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join the World Affairs Council of New Orleans for the next installment of the program Great Decisions. Dr. Jimmy Huck of the Stone Center for…  read more

Regionalism in Latin America, Lecture by Prof. Olivier Dabène

February 6th, 2012
5:00 PM

Regionalism in Latin America: the current stage of flexibility and pragmatism Latin America‘€™s rich history in the realm of regional integration dates back to the…  read more

Award-winning Author Sylvia Nasar to lecture at Tulane on "The Grand Pursuit," Monday Jan 30, 2012

January 30th, 2012
4:30 PM

Author of A Beautiful Mind, Sylvia Nasar, will present her newest book GRAND PURSUIT: The Story of Economic Genius at Tulane University on Monday, January…  read more

Dr. Marcia Nina Bernardes on Brazil's Domestic Violence Statute, Lecture Monday Jan 23

January 23rd, 2012
5:00 PM

Monday, January 23, 5 pm, CIPR, Greenleaf Conference Room, Jones Hall 100A, reception to follow Brazil‘€™s Domestic Violence Statute: An Example of Effective Transnational Law…  read more

Richard E. Greenleaf Memorial

January 18th, 2012
4:00 PM

On January 18, 2012, Tulane University will hold a memorial in honor of Richard E. Greenleaf, former Director of the Stone Center for Latin American…  read more

Spring 2012 Events at a Glance

January 17th, 2012 - April 30th, 2012

January 23, 2012 MARCIA NINA BERNARDES Center for Human Rights, Faculty of Law Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Co-sponsored with the Tulane…  read more

Populism and Social Policy in Latin America

December 7th, 2011
5:00 PM

A Lecture Featuring Kurt Weyland. Populism and Social Policy in Latin America Professor Kurt Weyland will examine the relationship between populism and social policy in…  read more

Conference Nov.17-18, 2011 Mexico at the Crossroads: Learning from History, Facing the Future

November 17th, 2011 - November 18th, 2011

Mexico at the Crossroads: Learning from History, Facing the Future Sponsored by El Colegio de México and the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research CONFERENCE…  read more

Clarity and Compliance in the Inter-American Human Rights System

November 10th, 2011
5:00 PM

A Lecture Featuring Jeff Staton. Clarity and Compliance in the Inter-American Human Rights System: Evaluating Remedies to Human Rights Violations The Organization of American States‘€™…  read more

Celebración Latina!

October 15th, 2011
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Stone Center for Latin American Studies’ annual Celebración Latina is back at the Zoo’s Capital One Stage and Field and will offer a true…  read more

IMPRISONED, FORGOTTEN, AND DEPORTED: Immigration Detention, Advocacy, and the Faith Community

October 13th, 2011 - October 14th, 2011

The Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Florida announces a conference, ‘€œImprisoned, Forgotten, and Deported: Immigration Detention, Advocacy, and the Faith Community,‘€…  read more

Political Competition and Social Spending in Brazil

October 6th, 2011
5:00 PM

A Lecture Featuring David Brown Political Competition & Social Spending in Brazil: a Municipal Level Analysis How does political competition in local elections affect social…  read more

The Fifteenth Annual National Latina/o Law Student Conference

September 29th, 2011 - October 1st, 2011

The 2011 Conference theme, ‘€œCrossroads: Changing Faces in New Beginnings,‘€ recognizes the moment where a new culture full of color and life enters a community…  read more

Development Institutions, Their Roles and Efficacy

September 20th, 2011 - September 21st, 2011
5:30 pm

The Payson Graduate Student Association (PGSA) cordially invites you to participate in our first offering this semester of the International Development Colloquium Series (IDCS) on…  read more

Health and Well-Being in Venezuela's CECOSESOLA

September 16th, 2011
12:00

A Lecture Featuring Myron K. Rogers, former consultant to Cecosesola. Health and Well-Being in Cecosesola: The Evolution of a 40-year-old Self-Organizing Venezuelan Cooperative The Center…  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.