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LACC Welcomes Renowned Haitian Language Specialist Fedo Boyer for Ground-breaking Translation Class

08/19/2016

The partnership of LACC and FIU's Department of Modern Languages is proud to launch "Introduction to Haitian Creole Translation" —a state-of-the-art addition to its extensive portfolio of Haitian Creole language and culture course offerings. The Fall 2016 course is taught by Visitng Professor Faidherbe (Fedo) Boyer, founder of CREOLETRANS and a nationally- and internationally-recognized leader in the field of Haitian Creole translation and interpretation.

FIU Law Professor Jorge Esquirol publishes Ficções do Direito Latino-Americano

08/18/2016

Following a year as Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Law at the University of Trento in Italy, LACC Affiliated Faculty member Jorge Esquirol publishes Ficções do Direito Latino-Americano. Two main traditions of comparative legal writing on Latin America are explored —the European-legal-family and the economic-development-reforms traditions— to conclude that each reflects a paradigm while also indirectly undermining the legitimacy of law and threatening the reform projects they generated.

New LAMRI Reports on Uruguay's Growing Resistance to Cannabis Regulation

08/11/2016

On Tuesday, August 9, LACC’s LAMRI team presented to Uruguayan officials and members of civil society the current phase of their Open Society-funded research on the country’s groundbreaking 2012 regulation of marijuana production and distribution. By early 2016, according to findings, a majority of citizens still oppose the law and remain unclear on its repercussions and how the distribution of recreational cannabis through pharmacies will work. Reports: http://lamri.fiu.edu/research/

Upcoming Events

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Orientation

08/25/2016 03:00 PM

Mandatory orientation for FLAS awardees to discuss terms of agreement. By invitation only. Contact LACC's Academic Program for more information at 305-348-2894.

MALACS Orientation

08/26/2016 12:00 PM

Orientation for incoming MALACS students. By invitation only. Contact LACC's Academic Program for more information at 305-348-2894.

L’union Fait La Force

08/29/2016 12:00 PM

Haitian Student Organization meet and greet featuring LACC tabling to promote resources and events. Sponsored by the Haitian Student Organization (HSO). Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and Global Learning. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

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