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


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”


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.



FIU and LACC scholars are out in force at the Latin American Studies Association's (LASA) 50th Anniversary Conference and Gala at the Hilton Midtown, NYC, from May 26-May 30. FIU and LACC have been stalwart supporters of LASA for 37 years. This year we're proud that over 25 LACC faculty, students and alumni will be presenting research projects from multiple disciplines. To see their panels and schedules click through for more.

Upcoming Events

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.

LACC Affiliated Faculty Luncheon

09/12/2016 12:00 PM

Annual report by LACC Director, Frank Mora, and strategic planning meeting for 2015-2016 academic year. By invitation only. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

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