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Ecuadorian writer and Tulane Visiting Scholar Gabriela Alemán interviews Argentine writer Dolores Reyes about her life, interests, and influences. **This event will be held in Spanish.**

About the Latin American Writers Series

Tulane Visiting Scholar and Ecuadorian author Gabriela Alemán interviews Guatemalan writer Rodrigo Fuentes about his life, interests, and influences. **This event will be held in Spanish**

About the Latin American Writers Series

Editorial Director Andrea Palet presents the history, philosophy, and ongoing projects of Editorial Laurel, a publishing house founded in Santiago, Chile in 2014. Her presentation sheds light on the changing landscape of literature in the Americas today. **This event will be held in Spanish.** 

About the Latin American Writers Series

Tulane Visiting Scholar and Ecuadorian author Gabriela Alemán interviews Paraguayan writer Damián Cabrera about his life, interests, and influences. **This event will be held in Spanish**

About the Latin American Writers Series

The Department of Jewish Studies will be presenting:

"Zionism Then and Now: A Symposium" Feb. 2nd & 3rd

Sunday, February 2, 2020 | 7pm - 9pm | LBC Rechler Conference Room 202 Guest Speakers: Dr. Shachar Pinsker, University of Michigan "Coffee Talk: How Cafe`s Created Modern Jewish Culture" Dr. Vladimir Levin, Hebrew University of Jerusalem "Russian Zionism and the Synagogue" Dr. Arie Dubnov, The George Washington University "Dreamers of the Third Temple: Zionism at the Age of Imperial Federalism, 1903-1956"

The Tulane University Center for Archaeology presents an archaeology brownbag lunch talk.

 

"The Poverty Point Earthworks in Louisiana"

Tristram Kidder, Professor of Anthroplogy and Environmental Studies, Washington University in St. Louis

Friday, 1/17/2020, 12:00PM, Dinwiddie Hall Room 305

 

The Tulane University Center for Archaeology hosts periodic brownbag lunch talks about diverse topics in archaeology, of interest to scholars, students, and staff members in several schools, departments, and institutes at Tulane.

PBK Visiting Scholar Stacey Sinclair, Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs at Princeton University, will visit Tulane University on January 23-24, 2020.  Professor Sinclair will deliver the lecture "Why Diversity? Framing Diversity as an Instrumental or Moral Good" on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 6:00 PM.  The lecture is free and open to the public.  For more information, contact Brian Brox at pbk@tulane.edu

Drop by the Newcomb Art Museum as Melissa A. Weber, curator with Tulane University Special Collections, leads a discussion on themes of hip hop, New Orleans music, why certain stories get to be included in those histories, and why some stories get overlooked.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition, N̶O̶T̶ Supposed 2-Be Here, this event is free and open to the public.

[Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano]

The second annual Tulane Brain Institute Distinguished Lecture will take place on Wednesday, January 15. "Aging, Memory, and the Brain" features Dr. Carol Barnes, a world leader in the study of how the brain changes during normal aging and the associated impacts for memory. Dr. Barnes is Regents Professor, Evelyn F. McKnight Chair for Learning and Memory in Aging, and Director of the Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute at the University of Arizona. She is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and past-president of the Society for Neuroscience. All are welcome to attend.

Format: 1-2 clinical cases of Fever in Honduras will be presented, with an emphasis on dengue. If presented in Spanish, we will have someone up here translate. Local findings by entomologists/epidemiologists/research virologists would also be presented. Audience: virologists, immunologists, epidemiologists, entomologists, clinicians (adult and pediatric), (ALL welcome) Content and Dynamics: -------- Arboviral infections, such as dengue virus, Zika virus, chikungunya virus, are an increasing clinical concern worldwide. Dengue infections have increased dramatically over the last 50 years.

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