LACC FLAS Summer '18 Application Process Open for Portuguese, Haitian Creole, Quechua and Quichua


Language learners who have intermediate proficiency in one of the Less-Commonly-Taught Languages (LCTLs) above are invited to perfect their language skills and cultural understanding by applying for a Summer 2018 FLAS Fellowship. The Fellowship provides generous funding to support up to 100% participation in a CLASP-approved study abroad program. Click through on the title above for instant information.

Green Family Foundation and LACC @ Miami Book Fair


The Green Family Foundation (GFF) and LACC have carved out a special niche at the annual Miami Book Fair as co-sponsors of ReadCaribbean, a full weekend of author events, readings, discussions, storytelling for children, music and more. LACC affiliated faculty members Andrea Queeley, Danielle Clealand and Chantalle Verna. Check out the full program for November 18-19.

Dr. Ken Chitwood, UF, Featured in PantherNOW Before Presentation at LACC


PantherNow on Oct. 26 published an article on University of Florida Professor Dr. Ken Chitwood's six years' research intended to fill the lack of scholarly documentation on the long term existence and influence of Muslims in Latin America and the Caribbean. On Nov. 7, Chitwood situates the story of Islam in the LAC region, as well as situating the LAC region into the narrative on Islam. His overview shares historical and contemporary stories of connections across the hemisphere. 11/7 2pm GL165

Upcoming Events

Latin American Forum: NAFTA and its Implications for US-Mexico relations and the US Economy

12/01/2017 08:00 AM

Talk by Dr. Luis Rubio, President of the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations (COMEXI). Sponsored by LACC. Part of LACC's LAC & the Professions Lecture Series. By invitation only. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894

Classically Cuban Concert | Together: In Memory of Carlos Averhoff, Sr.

12/03/2017 05:00 PM

Concert dedicated to Afro-Cuban and Latin jazz, in memory of the renowned Cuban saxophonist and former FIU music professor, Carlos Averhoff, Sr. Co-sponsored by FIU's Cuban Research Institute, Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, School of Music, Libraries, African & African Diaspora Studies Program, and Cuban-American Studies Association. Part of the 13th installment of the annual concert series. Tickets required. For more information, please call (305) 348-1991.

European Film Series: I am Cuba—Soy Cuba

12/05/2017 02:30 PM

Film Screening of "I am Cuba." Introduction by Dr. Rebecca Friedman , Associate Professor of History, Faculty Fellow, Office of the Provost, FIU. Co-Sponsored by the European Student Association, the European & Eurasian Studies Program, the Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence, the History Department, the Cuban Research Institute, and the Kimberley Green Latin American and Caribbean Center. Free and open to the public. For more information and to RSVP, please email

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