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Argentine Legislator Elisa Carrió at LACC on Dec. 7

11/30/2016

Dr. Elisa Carrió, the Buenos Aires representative in Argentina's National Chamber of Deputies and former presidential candidate, shares her political positions and opinions to FIU students and the Argentine community on Wednesday, Dec. 7. Carrió played a leading role as part of the coalition that carried Macri to the presidency and continues her work as an outspoken defendant of a transparent democracy and social justice in her country.

LACC and JGI host Dr. Hal Brands for Open US Global Influence Conversation

11/16/2016

Former Washington insiders Frank Mora and Hal Brands, Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished professor of Global Affairs at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, join Jack D. Gordon Director and security expert Brian Fonseca for an analysis of US influence in the 21st Century. At MMC on Tuesday, Nov 22, the open conversation is free and open to the public.

Three LACC Teams Meet with MDCPS Social Studies Teachers to Define Areas of Collaboration

11/07/2016

LACC representatives meet with Miami Dade County Public Schools' K-12 Social Studies teachers on Nov. 8 to introduce and offer three tools developed to aid in curricula development. On the docket: "Lens Project and Photovoice Methodology," "Climate Change in the Western Hemisphere," and “Using Miami Ethnographies to Globalize the Social Studies Classroom."

Upcoming Events

La Argentina y su oportunidad para el desarrollo económico e institucional

12/07/2016 04:30 PM

Lecture by Dr. Elisa Carrió, Argentine lawyer, professor and politician. In Spanish. Part of LACC’s Governance and Security Program of Excellence. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

Cuba in the Post-Fidel and Trump Era

12/08/2016 10:00 AM

Roundtable discussions featuring FIU faculty experts Eduardo Gamarra, Sebastian Arcos, Martin Palouš, and Marifeli Pérez-Stable. Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Cuban research Institute, Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy, Office of Global Learning Initiatives, and FIU Honors College. Part of the Ruth K. and Shepard Broad Distinguished Lecture Series. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-7266.

Perspectives on Teaching Portuguese at Mainstream Schools Part II

01/28/2017 08:30 AM

Conference featuring K-18 Portuguese teachers and specialists. Co-sponsored by FIU’s Department of Modern Languages Portuguese Program, Consulate General of Brazil in Miami, AOTP —American Organization of Teachers of Portuguese, and MDCPS. Made possible with support from LACC's U.S. Department of Education Title VI grant. Part of LACC’s FLAC Lecture Series and the LACC, MDCPS, Consulate General of Brazil in Miami K-12 Portuguese Consortium. For more information, please contact bcariell@fiu.edu.

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