Tinker Field Research Grant Application Date Reset for Friday, Jan. 22, 2016


The Tinker Foundation Field Research Grants Program is designed to provide graduate students with funds for travel to and within any Spanish and Portuguese-speaking country in Latin America to conduct research and develop contacts with scholars and institutions in their fields of study. Information and application under "Research" tab on LACC website.

Díaz-Ayala Library Travel Grants Application Process Open


The Cuban Research Institute (CRI), the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC), and the Florida International University Libraries are pleased to announce the Díaz-Ayala Library Travel Grants and request applications for spring and early summer 2016.The grants provide scholars and graduate students the opportunity to conduct research in the special collections related to Cuba and Cuban Americans located at FIU's Green Library. Details:(305) 348-1991 or

Apply Now! Summer and Academic Year 2016-2017 FLAS Fellowships


The Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship supports language training in Less-Commonly-Taught Languages (LCTLs), including Portuguese and Haitian Creole. LACC is now accepting applications for Summer 2016 and the 2016-2017 Academic Year. The deadline for both cycles is February 12, 2016.

Upcoming Events

Webinar Series: Chicas Poderosas and Technology: Visual Storytelling

02/09/2016 12:00 PM

Webinar featuring Mariana Santos, Director of Interactive and Animation at Fusion Media, Knight Chair of Innovation at FIU and Founder of Chicas Poderosas. Part of the Webinar Series: Journalism 2016-Style: Millennials Leading the Way. Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center at FIU & Inter American Press Association (IAPA). 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.

Myth, Mercenaries and Machismo: “El Chapo” Guzmán

02/09/2016 03:30 PM

Panel discussion featuring Dr. Ann Morgenstern, Post Doctoral Research Fellow and Instructor, Political Science, UM; Dr. Jonathan Rosen, Research Scientist at The Gordon Institute, FIU; Dr. Bruce Bagley, Chair and Professor, International Studies, UM and Dr. Frank Mora, LACC Director and Professor, FIU. Part of LACC’s Governance and Security Program of Excellence. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

LACC Advisory Board Meeting

02/12/2016 12:00 PM

Meeting with current LACC associated faculty serving on the LACC Faculty Advisory Board. Sponsored by LACC. By invitation only. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

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