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.

FIU & University of New Mexico Launch Cuba Summer Program for Educators!


Join Florida International University and the University of New Mexico for a 9-day trip to Cuba in which we'll focus on educational practice and philosophy on the island. The program kicks off on July 8, 2016 in Miami, FL, with a one-day educational training session led by FIU Cuban Studies experts. Participants will then travel to Havana, Cuba from July 9-17, 2016. Deadline to submit deposit: April 29, 2016 For more information, visit:

Upcoming Events

Language Change in Cuban Spanish: Subject Pronoun Variation

05/18/2016 12:30 PM

Lecture by Dr. Gabriela G. Alfaraz, Associate Professor in the Department of Romance and Classical Studies at Michigan State University. Dr. Alfarez is the recipient of the LACC/CRI 2016 Díaz-Ayala Library Travel Grant. Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Cuban Research Institute and the FIU Libraries. This event is free and open to the public. For more information and to RSVP, please call (305) 348-1991.

CSA 41st Annual Conference

06/05/2016 08:00 AM


Tropical Botany Summer Institute for Teachers

06/13/2016 08:00 AM

Two-week intensive workshop for K-12 teachers focuses on tropical botany, ecology and natural history and is designed to increase teachers' knowledge and understanding of the importance of plants, plant uses, and habitat conservation. MPP credits are available for MDCPS teachers. To register, please visit For more information, contact: 305.667.1651 x 3330 or e-mail Kiki Mutis,

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