Apply Now! Summer and Academic Year 2016-2017 FLAS Fellowships


The Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship supports language training in Less-Commonly-Taught Languages (LCTLs), including Portuguese and Haitian Creole. LACC is now accepting applications for Summer 2016 and the 2016-2017 Academic Year. The deadline for both cycles is February 12, 2016.

NEW FIU Bachelor of Arts in Latin American and Caribbean Studies!


LACC is pleased to announce its new Bachelor of Arts in Latin American and Caribbean Studies that will begin Spring 2016. The flexible major draws courses from across various disciplines and prepares you for a future in a variety of public and private industries in the U.S. and abroad such as Education, Business, NGOs, Arts, Government, Law and Journalism. Find more information here.

Haitian Literature Scholar Nadève Ménard at LACC for Spring 2016 Course on Haitian Literature


LACC and FIU’s Department of Modern Languages have named Nadève Ménard, a scholar of Haitian literature based at the Université d’État d’Haïti, Spring 2016 Visiting Professor to teach "Haitian Creole Language and Literature: Migration." A US educated PhD, Ménard returned to her homeland to explore exile, migration and literary representations of historical figures and events. The course is offered in Haitian Creole and is open to FIU students and non-degree-seeking members of the community.

Upcoming Events

Classically Cuban Concert and Dance: Albita

12/06/2015 05:30 PM

Concert featuring the Grammy and Emmy award-winning artist, Albita Rodríguez. The Cuban Research Institute is pleased to announce the 11th annual installment of its "Classically Cuban" series. Co-sponsored by FIU's Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center. For more information, call CRI at (305)348-1991.

Inter-American Defense College at LACC

12/09/2015 02:00 PM

LACC hosts students and faculty of the Inter-American Defense College (IADC) for a discussion on state of democracy in the Americas. Part of LACC's Security and Governance Program of Excellence. By invitation only. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

Latin America and the Caribbean in Africa: South-South Interactions

12/11/2015 08:30 AM

Teacher Training Workshop on Latin America and the Caribbean in Africa. Presented by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and African & African Diaspora Studies Program at FIU and co-sponsored by Miami-Dade County Public Schools and the Digital Library of the Caribbean. Made possible through the support of the US Department of Education Title VI Grant. Registration is required. For more information, please call (305) 348-4156.

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