LACC's 19th Annual Haitian Summer Institute continues its traditional series of lectures by Haitian experts that celebrates four weeks of intense Haitian Creole training for students from across the US.This year the Louines Louinis Haitian Dance Theater team leads a Haitian Dance & Folklore Master Class, Guy-Gérard Mènard lectures on Creole Identity and Solidarity on 7/18.The series wraps up the following day with a talk and performance by Gina Athena Ulysse, renowned lecturer and performer.
Hemisphere’s Volume 25 Summer 2016 issue “The United States and Cuba after D17” is available and focused on the timely and controversial restoration of diplomatic ties between the US and Cuba. LACC wishes to express its gratitude to guest-editor FIU’s Cuban Research Institute Director Jorge Duany and the panel of top experts on Cuba and US relations who contributed their articles and commentaries. Free copies are available at LACC, MMC- DM 353 or online. Click on tab Hemisphere.
FIU and LACC scholars are out in force at the Latin American Studies Association's (LASA) 50th Anniversary Conference and Gala at the Hilton Midtown, NYC, from May 26-May 30. FIU and LACC have been stalwart supporters of LASA for 37 years. This year we're proud that over 25 LACC faculty, students and alumni will be presenting research projects from multiple disciplines. To see their panels and schedules click through for more.
Now entering its 19th 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. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.
Professional development workshop for teachers featuring leading experts, Drs. Hilary Landorf and Sarah Mathews, professors in FIU’s School of Education. Presented by FIU's Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Office of Global Learning Initiatives, the Education Effect and Miami Dade County Public Schools. Program made possible with support from LACC’s US Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center Grant.
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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