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LACC Receives $2.5M Gift from Green Family Foundation

04/20/2015

LACC has received a generous gift of $2.5 million from the Green Family Foundation to further support LACC programming, research, training and outreach related to LAC region. The endowment to LACC, which has been renamed the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, is part of a larger $20 million transformational gift to the FIU School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). Thank you to Kimberly Green and the Green Family Foundation!

LACC and Chicago Council leaders: Hispanics agree with Americans on US Foreign Policy

04/16/2015

Yesterday LACC and Chicago Council leaders analyzed the "whys" behind Hispanics' coinciding with Americans on US foreign policy. Several explanations emerged and led to recognition that Latinos are already making a mark in U.S. Domestic and foreign policy decisions. Don't miss details from El Nuevo Herald!

The Andean Studies Program hosts Professor Alfons Martinell

04/15/2015

The Andean Studies Program at Latin American Caribbean Center invited Prof. Alfons Martinell, to participate in working meetings and an open Conference at Green Library, on the subject of culture financing, international cooperation and its integration to social systems in Latinoamerica.

Upcoming Events

Cuban Civil Law: Myth or Reality?

06/03/2015 12:30 PM

Lecture by Dr. MarĂ­a Elena Cobas Cobiellas to establish a comparison between current Cuban legislation and the precedent Cuban law, with special reference to property law. This lecture is in Spanish. Sponsored by CRI and co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and the Green Library. Free and open to the public. For more information and to RSVP, please call (305) 348-1991.

XVII International Research Conference of Latin American Jewish Studies Association

06/21/2015 08:00 AM

International conference brings together scholars from across the globe to examine Latin American Jewry from a multi-/inter-disciplinary perspective. Presented by FIU and LAJSA and co-sponsored by LACC. Featuring President Yitzhak Navon, Professor of Sephardic-Mizrahi Studies, SIPA, and Jewish Studies at FIU. Part of the joint LACC/Jewish Studies Latin American Jewry Series. Registration required. Contact Valeria Schindler at vschindl@fiu.edu for more information.

18th Annual Haitian Summer Institute

06/22/2015 09:00 AM

Now entering its 18th year, the Haitian Summer Institute is a six-week program in Miami and Haiti designed for those interested in acquiring basic conversational proficiency in Haitian Creole and students who wish to continue their Haitian Creole Language and Haitian culture training at the intermediate and advanced levels.

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