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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus Wertheim Performing Arts Center

Third edition of the Miami International GuitART Festival featuring 11 concerts, 6 masterclasses, 5 lectures, luthiers' expo, and performance and composition competitions. Presented by FIU Music and supported by the Knight Foundation, Art Works, NEA, Miami-Dade County, State of Florida, Hill Guitar Co., Turkish Airlines and more.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Conference and workshop for government and public administrators. In Spanish. Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Microsoft, and Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Affairs. For more information please call (305) 348-2977.

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Venue:Florida International University Modesto A. Maidique Campus.

Lecture by Laura Gómez-Mera, Associate Professor, Political Science, University of Miami. Part of the Miami Consortium for Latin American and Caribbean Studies 2017-2018 Faculty Exchange Lecture Series. Co-sponsored by Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and the University of Miami. For more information please call (305) 348-2894.

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Venue:University of Miami, Student Center Complex Senate Room, UM

Lecture by José Miguel Cruz, LACC Research Director and Professor of Political Science, FIU. Part of the Miami Consortium for Latin American and Caribbean Studies 2017-2018 Faculty Exchange Lecture Series. Co-sponsored by Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and the University of Miami. For more information please call (305) 348-2894

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Venue:Florida International University Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 220

Seminar featuring open discussions of foundational readings by leading scholars of colonial Latin America. Co-sponsored by Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Department of History and its Graduate Student Organization(DOHGSA. Free and open to the public. For more information please call (305) 348-2894.

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Venue:Florida International University Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 103

K-12 Teacher Training Workshop "Latin America and the Caribbean in the Classroom: Celebrating Student Diversity to Make Social Studies, Reading & Art Meaningful. Featuring Rebecca Hinson. Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Made possible through LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

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Venue:Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens

The Seventh Anolis symposium brings together Anolis biologists from throughout the hemisphere to foster cross-disciplinary collaborations. Co-sponsored by Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and Anole Annals Organization and the Feeley Lab of FIU’s Department of Biology. For more information please call (786) 365-9273.

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Venue:Richter Library, 3rd Floor Conference Room, UM

Lecture by Victor Uribe, Professor, History and Law, FIU. Part of the Miami Consortium for Latin American and Caribbean Studies 2017-2018 Faculty Exchange Lecture Series. Part of the Women's and Gender Studies Colloquium at UM. Co-sponsored by Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and the University of Miami. For more information please call (305) 348-2894

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Conference featuring colleagues from Florida International University, University of Miami and Florida Atlantic University for the 16th Annual South Florida Latin American and Caribbean Studies Graduate Student Conference. The event features research and papers from all disciplines by graduate students whose work is tied to Latin America or the Caribbean. Abstracts submission deadline is February 2, 2018. For additional information or inquiries, please email fiu.maloka16@gmail.com.

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Venue:FIU's Miami Beach Urban Studios (MBUS)

35th annual Journalists & Editors Workshop on Latin America and the Caribbean featuring a forum for scientists, journalists, scholars and policy-makers to discuss climate change and attend workshops on covering the topic. Sponsored by FIU’s Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and School of Communication + Journalism. Co-sponsored by Knight Foundation and NAHJ. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

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Venue:Florida International University Modesto A. Maidique Campus. GC 274

Lecture by Dr. António Eduardo Mendonça, Universidade de Lisboa. In Portuguese. Co-sponsored by Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and FIU's Department of Modern Languages Portuguese Program. Part of LACC's Foreign Language Across the Curriculum (FLAC) lecture series. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

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Venue:Florida International University Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 314

Third film in the Spring 2018 Brazilian Film Series: LGBTQ Brazilian Films. In Portuguese with English subtitles. Co-sponsored by Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Department of Modern Languages' Portuguese Program and Brazilian Culture Club. For more information please call (305) 348-2894.

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Venue:By invitation only.

Seminar featuring faculty from FIU and Santa Fe College on Latin America and the US. Co-sponsored by FIU's Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and Santa Fe College. Made possible with support from LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant. By invitation only. For more information, please call 305-348-2894.

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Venue:University of Miami, Dooly Memorial Room 110

Lecture by Richard Olson, Professor, Political Science & Director, Extreme Events Institute, Florida International University. Part of the Miami Consortium for Latin American and Caribbean Studies 2017-2018 Faculty Exchange Lecture Series. Co-sponsored by Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and the University of Miami. For more information please call (305)348-2894.

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Venue:Whitten Learning Center Room 160, UM

Lecture by Richard Olson, Professor, Political Science & Director, Extreme Events Institute, FIU. Part of the Miami Consortium for Latin American and Caribbean Studies 2017-2018 Faculty Exchange Lecture Series. Co-sponsored by Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and the University of Miami. For more information please call (305) 348-2894.

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Venue:Florida International University Modesto A. Maidique Campus. GC 274

Lecture by Dr. Monica Hirst, University of Quilmes, Argentina. In Portuguese. Co-sponsored by Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, FIU's Department of Modern Languages Portuguese Program and the Brazil Culture Club. Part of LACC's Foreign Language Across the Curriculum (FLAC) lecture series. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894..

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Venue:Florida International University Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 314

Third film in the Spring 2018 Brazilian Film Series: LGBTQ Brazilian Films. In Portuguese with English subtitles. Co-sponsored by Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Department of Modern Languages' Portuguese Program and Brazilian Culture Club. Free and open to the public. For more information please call (305) 348-2894.

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Venue:Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Florida International University

The International Conference on Thinking (ICOT) fosters collegial exchange and educational development around the topic of thinking as interpreted across disciplines and cultures. Co-sponsored by Florida International University (FIU), Visible Thinking South Florida and the Association for Thinking and Learning with the support of Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center.

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Venue:Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, Florida

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 https://www.mylearningplan.com. For more information, contact: (305) 667-1651 x 3330 or e-mail Kiki Mutis, kmutis@fairchildgarden.org.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus and Haiti

Now entering its 21st year, the Haitian Summer Institute is a six-week program in Miami and Haiti designed for those interested in acquiring basic conversational proficiency in Haitian Creole and students who wish to continue their Haitian Creole Language and Haitian culture training at the intermediate and advanced levels. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

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Venue:University of Wisconsin

Teacher Summer Institute featuring experts on race and ethnicity targeted to K-12 teachers. The workshop is a collaboration between Florida International University (FIU) Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, UW-Whitewater, UW-Madison Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies (LACIS) and the UW-Milwaukee Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS). Registration required. For more information, please call (414) 229-5986.