In a project designed to reach students and practicing journalists across Florida and in the Latin America and Caribbean region, the IAPA and LACC offer a series of webinars dedicated to social media as a news source and the challenges created. Pablo Boczkowski, program director at Northwestern and co-director of Argentina's Center for Media and Society, kicks off the series with a talk on how different cohorts receive news through social media and challenges presented to journalists.
The Western Hemisphere has undergone a dramatic shift in geopolitical leadership over the past decade although these changes have not reduced the number of security threats facing the hemisphere. The 2017 Hemispheric Security Conference brings together academics and practitioners to examine the most pressing security challenges facing the hemisphere on March 9th.
Human trafficking exists in many areas not commonly recognized. LACC's student organization, MALOKA, takes worldwide trafficking head on in a student conference on March 3 at FIU. The many facets of trafficking, often referred to as modern slavery, will be the subject of an in-depth academic discussion created by FIU students from across disciplines.
Conference dedicated to the distinguished Cuban collector, researcher, and author Cristóbal Díaz-Ayala. Featuring scholars, graduate students, and others interested in the study of Cuba and its diaspora. Registration required. Sponsored by the Cuban Research Institute. Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center. For more information, please call (305) 348–1991 or write email@example.com.
Meeting featuring Ambassador Daniel Ramada, Diplomat and former Uruguayan Ambassador to the Holy See. In Spanish. Co-sponsored by FIU’s Interdisciplinary Initiative for the Study of Latin American and Caribbean Religion, Department of Religious Studies, and the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.
Webinar featuring Mauricio Cabrera, Director and Co-founder of the sports news website JuanFútbol. Part of the Webinar Series “El Periodismo Estilo 2017: Medios Sociales Apps.” Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center at FIU and La Sociedad Interamericana de Prensa (SIP). Made possible with support from LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant. Webinar is in Spanish and it is free and open to the public.
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