LACC and FHRC host leading activists: Our Voices Resonate— Women and Human Rights in LA&C


Iconic grassroots activists, civic leaders and scholars join forces at FIU to discuss the challenges women of the region continue to confront — and their methods of empowering themselves and their societies. Keynote luncheon speaker Yoani Sanchez builds on four panels...

Call for Papers announced by Graduate Student Organizations


LACC's Student Organization is proud to host the 13th Annual South Florida Latin American and Caribbean Studies Graduate Student Conference on April 10, 2015 in conjunction with partners at the University of Miami and Florida Atlantic University. "The goal this year," states MALAC President Emily Bello-Pardo "is to broaden the range of presentations across a wider variety of disciplines —it's open to works on all topics with a tie to LAC." Abstract submissions by March 20 to sfsconference@gmail.

LACC’s Latin American Marijuana Research Initiative (LAMRI) featured in The Beacon


LACC’s Latin American Marijuana Research Initiative (LAMRI) featured in The Beacon. On February 25th, LACC will present the preliminary results of a year-long study on marijuana legalization in Uruguay. This piece presents some bits of what will be presented then.

Upcoming Events

Cuba and the World in 2015: Between the Past and the Future

03/04/2015 06:00 PM

Four distinguished scholars will examine important dimensions of Cuba’s current foreign relations and what these mean for human rights and the process of democratization on the island. Organized in collaboration with the FIU International Affairs Society and Model United Nations Program. Co-sponsored by CRI and LACC. Funded by the Knight Foundation. This event is free and open to the public. For more information please, call (305) 348-7266.

Bob Marley Symposium- Bob Marley at 70: A Critical Look at the Man, the Music and the Message

03/06/2015 07:00 PM

The Bob Marley Symposium is a celebration of Bob's life, his music and his message to the world. It will consist of three guest speaker, Dr. Michael Barnett, Jabulani Tafari, and Roger Steffens. This event is co-sponsored by LACC. It is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact (305) 348-6860

LACC/MIFF K-12 Screening: Life is Sacred

03/09/2015 09:00 AM

Private screening of the documentary Life is Sacred for MDCPS teachers and students. As mayor of Bogota, Colombia, philosopher Antanas Mockus called for a new approach to addressing Colombia’s problems. Documentary follows the successes and setbacks of the 2010 Presidential candidate and one of his young supporters. Followed by Q&A with filmmaker and curricular session that provides resources for integrating the film and its themes into the classroom. Co-sponsored by LACC, MDC MIFF and MDCPS.

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