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.

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


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!


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.

Upcoming Events

XXXIV International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association

05/27/2016 08:00 AM

Conference featuring sessions covering a broad range of Latin America-related topics. LACC Affiliated Faculty present and participate in the conference. Presented by the Latin American Studies Association. For more information, please contact

CSA 41st Annual Conference

06/05/2016 08:00 AM

Conference featuring plenary sessions, Haitian fashion expo, art exhibitions, cultural events, workshops and panels. Presented by the Caribbean Studies Association. Registration required. For more information, please email

Latin American Forum: “Brazil”

06/10/2016 07:30 AM

Talk by Lucas Correa, partner at Prospectiva Consulting, on the political and economic situation in Brazil. Sponsored by LACC. Part of LACC's LAC & the Professions Lecture Series. By invitation only. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

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