The Cuban Research Institute (CRI) has announced the competition for the 2016 Eliana Rivero Research Scholarship in Cuban Studies. The scholarship provides one graduate student the opportunity to conduct research in Cuban studies for one week each year at the CRI. It can also be used to support the visit of one FIU graduate student each year to Cuba, to pursue research on Cuba-related issues for a period of one week. Application Deadline: February 15, 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 pre-doctoral research and develop contacts with scholars and institutions in their fields of study.
LACC, Cuban Research Institute and Miami Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS)hosted over 50 K-12 educators from MDCPS for the LACC/CRI Sept. 23, 2015 teacher training workshop "The US and Cuba after D17: A Closer Look." With contributions from FIU professors Frank Mora, Hugh Gladwin, Marifeli Pérez-Stable and Jorge Duany, the workshop examined the change in US-Cuba policy, the transformation in Cuban, American and Cuban American attitudes, and the obstacles and drivers toward future re-connection.
Lecture and concert performance of Misa Tango featuring the FIU Choir and String Orchestra, Composer Martin Palmeri at the piano and Emmanuel Trifilio on bandoneón. Co-sponsored by LACC, FIU School of Music, SIPA, CARTA and St. Patrick Catholic Church. Part of LACC’s Latin American and Caribbean Distinguished Speaker Lecture Series. Made possible with support from LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant. Tickets are required. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.
A Conversation with Arnold A. Chacon, US Department of State. Moderated by Frank Mora, Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center Director. Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Department of Politics and International Relations, and Office of Global Learning Initiatives. Part of the Ruth K. and Shepard Broad Distinguished Lecture Series. Free and open to the public. Contact LACC at (305) 348-2894 for more information.
K-12 Teacher Training Workshop on Misa Tango featuring Composer Martin Palmeri, Emmanuel Trifilio on bandoneon, and guest performance by Argentine Tango dancers. Co-sponsored by LACC, FIU School of Music, SIPA, CARTA and St. Patrick Catholic Church. Made possible with support from LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant. Free and open to K-12 educators and administrators, but registration is required. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.
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