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LACC and LAPOP Co-Host Public Release of 2014 AmericasBarometer

11/12/2014

LACC is honored to have been selected by the Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) to host the public release of results from the Western hemisphere's leading public opinion survey, AmericasBarometer. The survey provides critical insight related to public policy, scholarship and business, and LAPOP's partnership with LACC is yet another example of the Center's strategic importance related to hemisphere. Click for program and RSVP

Apply Now! Spring 2015 FLAS Fellowships

10/28/2014

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 offering fellowships for the Spring 2015 semester. The deadline for the Spring 2015 Fellowship is November 21, 2014.

LACC Awarded Prestigious NRC and FLAS Grants by US Department of Education

10/01/2014

LACC is proud to announce that it has once again been recognized as one of the top Latin America programs in the nation. LACC has been designated a National Resource Center on Latin America by the US Department of Education and has been awarded the prestigious 4-year Title VI National Resource Center (NRC) for Latin America and Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship grants, totaling over $2 million in funding to support programming and student learning related to Latin America.

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2014 AmericasBarometer Data and Comparative Report: Public Release

12/03/2014 09:45 AM

LACC and Vanderbilt University's LAPOP partner for the public release of the highly anticipated 2014 AmericasBarometer Data and Comparative Report. LAPOP is the premier public opinion survey in the Western Hemisphere and is the primary source of information for scholars, policy makers and businesses. Sessions on five critical issues: Crime, Corruption and Governance, Democracy in Colombia, Disaster Risk Reduction, Peace in Colombia, The Armed Forces, and Democracy in Venezuela. Program/RSVP

Tourism-Led Growth in the Caribbean: An Assessment

12/05/2014 03:00 PM

Dr. Desmond Thomas was Lead Economics Specialist for the Caribbean Country Department at the Inter-American Development Bank from 1997-2014. There he provided programming input for Bank development plans and regional initiatives in the Caribbean. This lecture explains why it makes economic and social sense to continue investment in tourism. Part of LACC's Visiting Scholar Lecture Series, its Migrant and Transient Communities Program of Excellence and its LAC & the Professions Lecture Series.

Inter American Defense College at LACC

12/10/2014 02:00 PM

LACC hosts students and faculty of the Inter American Defense College (IADC) for a discussion on security and defense issues in the Americas. LACC Director Frank Mora shares experiences and insight and PIR Professor José Miguel Cruz reports the 2014 AmericasBarometer Report that focused on security in the region. Part of LACC's Security and Governance Program of Excellence.

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