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K-12 Educators Acclaim LACC & UNM Nine-days in Cuba for Education & Philosophy Exchange

07/26/2016

Focused on identifying opportunities offered by Cuba's educational practice and philosophy, eighteen K-12 educators from across the US joined the LACC/UNM trip to Havana in a groundbreaking meeting with Cuban counterparts. For nine days they exchanged experiences with professors and community members about the role of society and culture in education. The exchanges on alternative learning models were led by FIU's Eric Dwyer and UNM’s Katrina Dillon and Keira Philipp-Schnurer.

19th Haitian Summer Institute Lecture Series Stars Louines Louinis, Guy-Gérard Mènard & Gina Ulysse

07/15/2016

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.

LACC Hemisphere Magazine: “The United States and Cuba after D17”

06/06/2016

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.

Upcoming Events

19th Annual Haitian Summer Institute

06/27/2016 12:00 PM

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.

Title I Teacher Summer Institute: Global Issues and Digital Media

08/01/2016 09:30 AM

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.

U.S. Diplomatic Engagement with the Andean Region

09/08/2016 02:00 PM

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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