The Tinker Foundation Field Research Grants Program is designed to provide budding scholars with funds for travel to and within Latin America to conduct pre-doctoral research and develop contacts with scholars and institutions in their fields of study. Universities may receive funding at the $10K or $15K level-LACC was awarded the more prestigious $15K grant with the possibility of 2 additional 1-year renewals. LACC's 1:1 match brings total support for Tinker grant awardees to $90K over 3 years.
Watch Dr. Frank Mora and Professor Brian Fonseca discuss the political analysis of the crisis in Venezuela.
LACC, FIU's Cuban Research Institute, Miami Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) and the Perez Art Museum Miami jointly hosted 89 educators from MDCPS for LACC's Feb. 7-8, 2014 teaching training workshop conducted entirely in Spanish. Led by Aldo Menendez, Cuba's first performance and photo realist artist, the workshop examined the importance of Cuban art from the "Vanguardia" of the 20th Century to the experimental art of the 21st Century, and featured demonstrations by artist Ivonne Ferrer.
The meeting will bring together leading FIU experts to examine the current status and future needs of Cubans and Cuban Americans in the area of public health. Co-sponsored by LACC.
Celebration of Haitian heritage and culture featuring live music, food, art and entertainment featuring a live concert by two leading Haitian "Rara" bands, Rara Kuyu and Dja-Rara. All ages welcome. Free and open to the public. Presented by The Rhythm Foundation. Co-sponsored by the Knight Foundation and LACC.