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.
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.
MALACS Omawu Diane Enobabor and Christine Bianco partnered with FIU's Tanisha Ingram, James McCrink, Zanolee Grant and Tamanisha J. John to represent FIU at the 14th Annual South Florida Latin American and Caribbean Studies Graduate Conference held at UM on April 22. Students from FIU, UM and FAU alternate hosting the event that provides a space to share research on complex local, national, regional and international processes and connect with LAC-focused colleagues in a variety of disciplines.
Institute featuring K-12 teachers. Led by renowned Latin American art historian and curator, Dr. Carol Damian. Presented by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and Miami Dade County Public Schools with support from LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant and the Darlene M. and Jorge M. Pérez Cuban Art Collection at FIU. Co-sponsored by the Cuban Research Institute at FIU and the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM). For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.
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.
LACC’s Politics & International Relations in Argentina study abroad program is an intensive four-week program designed to foster an understanding of Latin American international relations through the experience of living and studying in one of the most vibrant cosmopolitan cities in the Americas. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.
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