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LACC's MALACS Present at 14th Annual SFL Latin American and Caribbean Studies Graduate Conference

04/22/2016

MALACS Omawu Diane Enobabor and Christine Bianco partnered with FIU's Tanisha Ingram, James McCrink, Zanolee Grant and Tamanisha J. John to represent FIU at the 14th Annual South Florida Latin American and Caribbean Studies Graduate Conference held at UM on April 22. Students from FIU, UM and FAU alternate hosting the event that provides a space to share research on complex local, national, regional and international processes and connect with LAC-focused colleagues in a variety of disciplines.

New Online Course on Governance and Disaster Risk Starting May 2, 2016!

04/20/2016

The Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center in collaboration with the Disaster Risk Reduction Program at the Extreme Events Institute (with support from USAID/OFDA) will be launching the online course on Governance and Disaster Risk Reduction on May 2, 2016.

FIU & University of New Mexico Launch Cuba Summer Program for Educators!

04/14/2016

Join Florida International University and the University of New Mexico for a 9-day trip to Cuba in which we'll focus on educational practice and philosophy on the island. The program kicks off on July 8, 2016 in Miami, FL, with a one-day educational training session led by FIU Cuban Studies experts. Participants will then travel to Havana, Cuba from July 9-17, 2016. Deadline to submit deposit: April 29, 2016 For more information, visit: http://bit.ly/1qVd1x1

Upcoming Events

LACC Educational Screening Tour: La Belle Vie: The Good Life

05/02/2016 02:30 PM

LACC Educational Screening Tour of film La Belle Vie: The Good Life. Co-sponsored by the School Board of Broward County Florida and Miami Dade County Public Schools. Made possible by LACC’s US Department of Education Title VI Grant. Screenings are free and open to the public. For more information, please contact (305) 348-2894.

The Colombian Peace Accord: Ongoing Negotiations between the Government of Colombia and the FARC

05/11/2016 10:00 AM

Presentation by Dr. Alejandro Ordóñez Maldonado, Attorney General of Colombia. Co-sponsored by FIU's Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work,and The Center for Research on US Latino HIV/AIDS and Drug Abuse (CRUSADA). Event is free and open to the public. For more information, please email crusada@fiu.edu or call (305) 348-5002.

Cubanness in the Lyrics of the Guaracha: National Identity beyond Appearances

05/12/2016 12:30 PM

Lecture by Liliana Casanella Cué, Researcher, Center for Research and Development of Cubanan Music in Havana. Ms. Casanella is the recipient of the LACC/CRI 2016 Díaz-Ayala Library Travel Grant. Lecture in Spanish. Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Cuban Research Institute and the FIU Libraries. This event is free and open to the public. For more information and to RSVP, please call (305) 348-1991.

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