Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Teaching Latin America through New Orleans: A K-12 Educator Workshop

February 4th, 2017
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

100A Jones Hall (Jones Hall is Building 25 on the Campus Map)
Tulane University

New Orleans is sometimes referred to as the northernmost city in Latin America and the ‘Gateway to the Americas.’ This workshop focuses on the longstanding connections between Latin America and New Orleans focusing on trade, immigration, food, and cultural connections.

Participants will receive lunch, teaching materials and CEUs.

Special offer on registration!:
Bring a friend! Register with a colleague from the same institution and you can receive a 2 for 1 registration. Please register only one time and follow instructions on the registration form to provide your colleague’s information.

Schedule (Download a printable schedule)

10:00 – 10:15
Denise Woltering Vargas and Rachel Horowitz

10:15 – 11:15
Hispanic and Latino Neighborhoods in New Orleans
Andrew Sluyter and Annie Gibson

11:15 – 12:00
Po’boys and Po’pusas? The Creolization of the Latina/o Culture in New Orleans
Sarah Fouts

12:00 – 12:30

12:30 – 1:00
LARC Curricula Introduction and Curriculum Ideas Discussion
Denise Woltering Vargas and Rachel Horowitz


General Latin America + People
Eugene Cizek
Professor Emeritus - Architecture