LAPOP's highly anticipated 2016-2017 AmericasBarometer survey holds its regional release at FIU on Tuesday, Sept. 26 as LAPOP Director Elizabeth Zechmeister and Associate Director Noam Lupu join researchers and LACC colleagues to share key findings from the 28 countries surveyed. The launch focuses on democracy and governance across the region, with particular emphasis on the Andean region: Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela. For the full program and to RSVP, please click on the title above.
FIU's Washington D.C. campus hosts the launch of LACC's signature Hemisphere Magazine on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 9:00 AM. The 2017 issue, guest-edited by LACC Research Director Jose Miguel Cruz, examines the historical evolution of crime and insecurity, criminal justice systems, youth involvement and victimization of women. Contributors Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera and Eduardo Moncada join the conversation moderated by LACC Director Frank Mora. Click on title for more information and to RSVP.
FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg welcomes Costa Rica's President Luis Guillermo Solís, former FIU faculty and research fellow, to honor him with the FIU Presidential Gold Medallion prior to Solis' participation in an open discussion about Costa Rica on Friday, 9/22. LACC Dir.Frank Mora moderates the conversation on the country's challenges and opportunities, citizen security, renewable energy resources, environmental and climate change, and infrastructure. Click on title for information and RSVP.
Hemisphere launch featuring LACC's Director, Frank Mora and Research Director, José Miguel Cruz, and magazine contributors Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera and Eduardo Moncada. Co-sponsored by Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center. Part of LACC’s Governance and Security Program of Excellence. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.
Américas Award educator workshop featuring K-12 teachers and award winners. Hosted by American University’s School of Education. Sponsored by the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs (CLASP) and Teaching for Change, and coordinated by Tulane U. and Vanderbilt U. Supported by LACC at Florida International U., Stanford U., U. of Florida, U. of New Mexico, U. of Utah, and U. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Registration is required. To RSVP, please call (202) 707-2013.
The Américas Award ceremony includes a presentation by award winning authors Susan Hood, Sally Wern Comport, and Alexandra Díaz. Sponsored by the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs (CLASP) and coordinated by Tulane U. and Vanderbilt U. Supported by LACC at Florida International U., Stanford U., U. of Florida, U. of New Mexico, U. of Utah, and U. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Admission is free and open to the public. To RSVP, please call (202) 707-2013.