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Democratizing Finance for the Social Good: Modes of Radical Financial Reform - November 30, 2018  -  Sep 14, 2018
Tulane Sociology Fall Colloquium Series presents Professor Michael A. McCarthy with the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Marquette University Much of the progressive political debate about financial reform focuses on breaking up banks that are "too big to fail" and reinstating Glass-... more
What’s Basque Got to Do with it?: Tradition and Modernity in Hispanic Foodways (talk in Spanish)  -  Sep 06, 2018
A Talk with Marti Buckley   Marti Buckley will discuss her new book, Basque Country, as well as draw on her experience in the culinary world and tourist industry to discuss how micro communities can thrive in an increasingly globalized world. Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2018Time: 12pmLocation:... more
Keeping up with Altmans: Adrianna Schuder Awarded FLAS Fellowship  -  Jul 13, 2018
Adrianna at Avenida Paulista, one of the most important streets in São Paulo where vendors, protestors, food-stands, and businesses are plentiful.   Adrianna Schuder, a member of the 2020 cohort, is the first Altman scholar to be awarded the U.S. Department of Education’s Title VI Foreign Language... more
Keeping up with Altmans: Josie Barton Featured in Freshman Reading Project Video  -  Jun 20, 2018
Altman junior Josie Barton was invited to speak about the 2018 Freshman Reading Project. Josie is a co-founder of Not On My Campus Tulane, a sexual assault prevention and awareness organization on campus. She says, “Beartown, this year’s book, deals with sexual assault just as my 2016 reading... more
Europeanization and its Discontents in Russia, Ukraine and Poland: Implications for European Security  -  Feb 27, 2018
Join Molly O'Neal, PhD, for her talk entitled Europeanization and its Discontents in Russia, Ukraine and Poland: Implications for European Security. Dr. O'Neal is a former diplomat and a lecturer (Baylor University, American University) specializing in American foreign policy and the politics and... more
Freedom From Work: Embracing Financial Self-Help in the U.S. and Argentina  -  Feb 19, 2018
The Tulane Sociology Colloquium presents Professor Daniel Fridman of the University of Texas at Austin Professor Fridman will present research from his book Freedom from Work: Embracing Financial Self-Help in the United States and Argentina (Stanford University Press, 2016). Freedom from Work... more
Keeping up with Altmans: Rachel Lewis Participates in TUSCLA Conference  -  Dec 13, 2017
On December 2, 2017, Senior Rachel Lewis participated in the XV Annual Tulane University Student Conference on Latin America, or TUSCLA. Sponsored by the Roger Thayer Stone Center for Latin American Studies, TUSCLA allows undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to present their... more
Chat with a Diplomat: Foreign Policy in Iraq after ISIS  -  Nov 20, 2017
Join us for a talk with Mr. Timmy Davis, Consul General for the U.S. Consulate in Basrah, Iraq. View Mr. Davis' bio: https://iq.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/basrah/consul-general/ Date:     Tuesday, November 28, 2017Time:     3:30pmPlace:     Jones 204 Pizza party to follow.   
Keeping up with Altmans: A Papal Visit  -  Nov 17, 2017
Junior Elissa Todd, who is spending her Fall semester abroad in Colombia, wrote to us about Pope Francis' recent visit to Bogotá. She went through great lengths to witness his visit, including biking for over an hour to see the Pope deliver mass to over a million people. She says, "Hola a todos... more
The Selective Enforcement of Government Regulation: Battleground States and the EPA  -  Nov 01, 2017
Join us for a lecture by Huseyin Gulen of Purdue University entitled "The Selective Enforcement of Government Regulation: Battleground States and the EPA." The presentation is authored by Huseyin Gulen and Brett W. Myers. "The Electoral College creates incentives for politicians and regulators to... more