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 accepting applications for Summer 2016 and the 2016-2017 Academic Year. The deadline for both cycles is February 12, 2016.
LACC is pleased to announce its new Bachelor of Arts in Latin American and Caribbean Studies that will begin Spring 2016. The flexible major draws courses from across various disciplines and prepares you for a future in a variety of public and private industries in the U.S. and abroad such as Education, Business, NGOs, Arts, Government, Law and Journalism. Find more information here.
LACC and FIU’s Department of Modern Languages have named Nadève Ménard, a scholar of Haitian literature based at the Université d’État d’Haïti, Spring 2016 Visiting Professor to teach "Haitian Creole Language and Literature: Migration." A US educated PhD, Ménard returned to her homeland to explore exile, migration and literary representations of historical figures and events. The course is offered in Haitian Creole and is open to FIU students and non-degree-seeking members of the community.
Board meeting by invitation only. Founded jointly in 1994 by Haitians and Americans, the Lambi Fund of Haiti accepts sustainability projects submitted by members of local communities in Haiti. Supported by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.
Concert featuring the Grammy and Emmy award-winning artist, Albita Rodríguez. The Cuban Research Institute is pleased to announce the 11th annual installment of its "Classically Cuban" series. Co-sponsored by FIU's Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center. For more information, call CRI at (305)348-1991.
LACC hosts students and faculty of the Inter-American Defense College (IADC) for a discussion on state of democracy in the Americas. Part of LACC's Security and Governance Program of Excellence. By invitation only. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.
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