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Fall 2011 Events At a Glance

August 31st, 2011 - December 13th, 2011

Here‘€™s a quick glance at the CIPR events this semester: September 16, 2011 MYRON ROGERS Health and Well-Being in Cecosesola: The Evolution of a 40-year-old…  read more

Positioning New Orleans for Cuba Travel & Potential Business Opportunities

June 22nd, 2011
3:00 pm

The Center for International Policy, Washington D.C., in collaboration with the Port of New Orleans, New Orleans International Airport, Cuba Travel-USA, and the Cuban and…  read more

WACNO Great Decisions 2011: Banks and Governments

May 18th, 2011
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Speaker: Dr. Luciana Costa Fiorini Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics at Tulane University Formerly with the Central Bank of Brazil Should the government be in…  read more

New Immigrants of New Orleans: A Socio-Legal Panel Discussion

April 12th, 2011
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Join the World Affairs Council of New Orleans (WACNO) for an educational panel discussion on the social and legal issues facing our new immigrant community…  read more

Bridging the Divide: Transnational Activism and National Movements

April 11th, 2011 - April 12th, 2011

Sponsored by the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Tulane University. Image Credit: LA JORNADA, Foto: OSCAR ALVAREZ The Political Science Department and Center…  read more

Lecture by Professor Robert Adcock, (The George Washington University): "Liberalism, Democracy, and the Transatlantic Gaze: The Case of Political Science"

April 7th, 2011
2 p.m.

Political debates during the Obama presidency over healthcare and the deficit have seen repeated invocations of European experiences as negative warnings or positive lessons for…  read more

Upcoming Events at CLACS-Loyola University

March 30th, 2011 - April 13th, 2011

Latino-America: A forum on how Latinos influence contemporary U.S. politics Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2011 Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Location: Nunemaker Auditorium, Monroe…  read more

Immigration Panel

March 29th, 2011 - April 29th, 2011

NOTE: DATE HAS YET TO BE CONFIRMED Immigration Panel CIPR Seminar Series More information to come  read more

Urban Indians & Cultural Rights: the Limits of Multicultural Liberalism

March 28th, 2011
5:00 PM

Daniel Bonilla Lecture Urban Indians and Cultural Rights: The limits of Multicultural Liberalism CIPR Seminar Series, Co-sponsored with the Payson Center for International Development Multicultural…  read more

The Honorable Luis Gallegos, Ambassador from Ecuador, visits Tulane

March 28th, 2011
1 p.m.-2 p.m.

Ecuador‘€™s Ambassador to the United States, the Honorable Luis Gallegos, will be in New Orleans to oversee the opening of a consulate in New Orleans.…  read more

Symposium: Latin American Institutions & Democracies

March 24th, 2011

Representativeness and Effectiveness in LATIN AMERICAN INSTITUTIONS & DEMOCRACIES The Center for Inter-American Policy and Research is proud to announce a one-day symposium, open to…  read more

Politics, Identity & Mexico's Indigenous Rights Movements

March 17th, 2011
5:00 PM

Todd A. Eisenstadt Lecture Politics, Identity, and Mexico’s Indigenous Rights Movements CIPR Seminar Series What role does ethnicity play in how people view themselves and…  read more

Talk by Raquel Fernandez: "Women's Rights and Development"

February 18th, 2011
12 noon

The Tulane Department of Economics’ third guest speaker of the 2011 spring semester is Raquel Fernandez of New York University. In 2010, Professor Fernandez was…  read more

Ambassador Hugo Llorens Talk: "U.S. Policy Toward Latin America and Honduras"

February 17th, 2011
12 p.m.- Presentation and Q&A

A Luncheon Briefing featuring Hon. Hugo Llorens, United States Ambassador to Honduras. Arrive at 11:30 for a Networking Reception. Hugo Llorens presented his credentials as…  read more

The Payson Center Presents International Development Film Series: '€œThe Year of Living Dangerously'€

February 16th, 2011
6 p.m.

Following the film, a discussion about the film, as it relates to development, will be led by Dr. Stanley Samarasinghe, a professor with intimate knowledge…  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.