LACC Sponsors LAJSA XVII Conference at FIU!


The Intl Research Conference of the Latin American Jewish Studies Association, sponsored by LACC, SIPA & the Navon Professorship in Sephardic & Mizrachi Studies, welcomed community members and over 100 scholars from across the globe to FIU on June 21. Dr. Tudor Parfitt's keynote on Blackness and Jewishness was followed by a lively concert by Kazmarikstan Jazz Project. For 3 days attendees enjoyed plenaries on topics ranging from migration, history and memory to sports, theater and film studies.

LACC Kicks Off 18th Annual Haitian Summer Institute


LACC is proud to host its 18th Annual Haitian Summer Institute and welcome junior scholars, FLAS fellows and professionals from across the globe to FIU's Modesto Maidique Campus in Miami. The Institute, the only US Department of Education FLAS-approved summer program in Haitian Creole, consists of four weeks of intensive Haitian Creole language training in Miami and two amazing weeks in Haiti. Please join us from June 22-August 2, 2015 and learn more about Haiti Cherie!

LACC Receives $2.5M Gift from Green Family Foundation


LACC has received a generous gift of $2.5 million from the Green Family Foundation to further support LACC programming, research, training and outreach related to LAC region. The endowment to LACC, which has been renamed the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, is part of a larger $20 million transformational gift to the FIU School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). Thank you to Kimberly Green and the Green Family Foundation!

Upcoming Events

18th Annual Haitian Summer Institute

06/22/2015 09:00 AM

Now entering its 18th 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.

Haiti Study Abroad Pre-Departure Orientation

07/02/2015 03:00 PM

Pre-departure orientation for students participating in LACC's Haiti Study Abroad 2015. Contact LACC at (305)348-2894 for more information.

Summer Art Institute for Teachers: Picturing Cuba through the Pérez Art Collection at FIU

07/13/2015 09:00 AM

The institute provides K-12 teachers deeper understanding of the significance of Cuban and Cuban-American art in the construction of national and diasporic identities, with the goal of advancing teaching in the humanities at their respective schools. Co-sponsored by the Frost Art Museum and the Pérez Art Museum Miami(PAMM), with support from the Darlene M. and Jorge M. Pérez Art Collection at FIU and the LACC U.S. Department of Education Title VI Grant.

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