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LACC Welcomes Renowned Haitian Language Specialist Fedo Boyer for Ground-breaking Translation Class

08/19/2016

The partnership of LACC and FIU's Department of Modern Languages is proud to launch "Introduction to Haitian Creole Translation" —a state-of-the-art addition to its extensive portfolio of Haitian Creole language and culture course offerings. The Fall 2016 course is taught by Visitng Professor Faidherbe (Fedo) Boyer, founder of CREOLETRANS and a nationally- and internationally-recognized leader in the field of Haitian Creole translation and interpretation.

FIU Law Professor Jorge Esquirol publishes Ficções do Direito Latino-Americano

08/18/2016

Following a year as Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Law at the University of Trento in Italy, LACC Affiliated Faculty member Jorge Esquirol publishes Ficções do Direito Latino-Americano. Two main traditions of comparative legal writing on Latin America are explored —the European-legal-family and the economic-development-reforms traditions— to conclude that each reflects a paradigm while also indirectly undermining the legitimacy of law and threatening the reform projects they generated.

New LAMRI Reports on Uruguay's Growing Resistance to Cannabis Regulation

08/11/2016

On Tuesday, August 9, LACC’s LAMRI team presented to Uruguayan officials and members of civil society the current phase of their Open Society-funded research on the country’s groundbreaking 2012 regulation of marijuana production and distribution. By early 2016, according to findings, a majority of citizens still oppose the law and remain unclear on its repercussions and how the distribution of recreational cannabis through pharmacies will work. Reports: http://lamri.fiu.edu/research/

Upcoming Events

L’union Fait La Force

08/29/2016 12:00 PM

Haitian Student Organization meet and greet featuring LACC tabling to promote resources and events. Sponsored by the Haitian Student Organization (HSO). Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and Global Learning. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

Book Presentation | Residuos de la violencia. Producción cultural colombiana, 1990-2010

09/01/2016 06:00 PM

Book presentation by Dr. Andrea Fanta Castro, Assistant Professor of Spanish, FIU. Presentation in Spanish. Part of LACC's Foreign Languages Across the Curriculum (FLAC) Lecture Series and Andean Studies Program of Excellence. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 305-348-2894.

U.S. Diplomatic Engagement with the Andean Region

09/08/2016 02:00 PM

Presentation featuring Ms. Annie Pforzheimer, Director of the Office of Andean Affairs US State Department. Part of LACC's Governance and Security Program of Excellence and its Andean Studies Program of Excellence. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 305-348-2894.

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