Iconic grassroots activists, civic leaders and scholars join forces at FIU to discuss the challenges women of the region continue to confront — and their methods of empowering themselves and their societies. Keynote luncheon speaker Yoani Sanchez builds on four panels...
LACC's Student Organization is proud to host the 13th Annual South Florida Latin American and Caribbean Studies Graduate Student Conference on April 10, 2015 in conjunction with partners at the University of Miami and Florida Atlantic University. "The goal this year," states MALAC President Emily Bello-Pardo "is to broaden the range of presentations across a wider variety of disciplines —it's open to works on all topics with a tie to LAC." Abstract submissions by March 20 to sfsconference@gmail.
LACC’s Latin American Marijuana Research Initiative (LAMRI) featured in The Beacon. On February 25th, LACC will present the preliminary results of a year-long study on marijuana legalization in Uruguay. This piece presents some bits of what will be presented then.
The Bob Marley Symposium is a celebration of Bob's life, his music and his message to the world. It will consist of three guest speaker, Dr. Michael Barnett, Jabulani Tafari, and Roger Steffens. This event is co-sponsored by LACC. It is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact (305) 348-6860
Private screening of the documentary Life is Sacred for MDCPS teachers and students. As mayor of Bogota, Colombia, philosopher Antanas Mockus called for a new approach to addressing Colombia’s problems. Documentary follows the successes and setbacks of the 2010 Presidential candidate and one of his young supporters. Followed by Q&A with filmmaker and curricular session that provides resources for integrating the film and its themes into the classroom. Co-sponsored by LACC, MDC MIFF and MDCPS.
Private MDCPS teacher and student screening of Carlos Quintela’s tale of a Cuban family sharing disappointments and the frustrations and hardships people from different generations face while living in emotional and financial isolation. Followed by Q&A with filmmaker and curricular session that provides resources for integrating the film and its themes into the classroom. Co-sponsored by LACC, MDC, Miami Intl. Film Festival and MDCPS.
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