LAL Past Newsletters

LAL Past Newsletter


A New and Expanded LAL Seminar Room

Anyone who has stopped by the LAL recently will have noticed the renovated and greatly expanded seminar room.  Thanks to a generous gift from the late… (read more)


Welcome to Juan Pablo Gómez, LAL’s new Research and Instruction Librarian!

Juan Pablo joined the LAL staff on May 18.  Hailing from Managua, Nicaragua, his… (read more)


Talk by Art Historian Penny C. Morrill (Newcomb ’69) on William Spratling and Mexican Silver

On November 10, the LAL and the Emeritus Club of the Tulane Alumni Association will co-host a talk by art historian and alumna Penny C. Morrill who will speak on early 20th… (read more)


New Tools for Reconnecting with Ancient Mayan Texts: The LAL's Newest Digital Collection

The LAL’s latest digital collection in the Tulane University Digital Library (TUDL) is the… (read more)


Alfredo A. Massi Collection of Early Salvadoran Film: A Collaboration with the Library of Congress

The LAL is partnering with the Library of Congress to make available for research the Alfredo A. Massi Collection of Salvadorean film, a unique collection of early 20th-century… (read more)


2024 Centennial Celebration of Latin American Studies at Tulane

The LAL and the Middle American Research Institute (MARI) are developing a joint exhibit commemorating the centennial of Latin American Studies at Tulane.  The exhibit is scheduled to open on 9 June 2024 in tandem with the annual meeting of the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials (SALALM) in New Orleans.  With the… (read more)