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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, RB 130

10th LACC Affiliated Faculty Interdisciplinary Colloquium analyzes what is driving children to flee Central America; what risks face them as they trek north; and the controversy that awaits them once they reach the border. Led by professors Ana Maria Bidegain, Religious Studies, Erik Camayd-Freixas, Modern Languages, Jose Miguel Cruz, Politics and International Relations and Juan Carlos Gomez, Law. Sponsored by LACC. Free and open to the public. Call LACC at (305)348-2894 for more information.

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Deadline for proposal submissions to the Latin American Studies Association.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library, Room 220

Annual report by LACC Director, Frank Mora, and strategic planning meeting for 2014-2015 academic year. By invitation only.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 243

Two of President Obama's advisors discuss their experiences at the center of Latin America/Caribbean policy making in the White House, and take questions from the audience. Featuring Frank Mora, LACC Director and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Western Hemisphere Affairs and Daniel Restrepo, former principal advisor to President Barack Obama and moderated by FIU ARC's Brian Fonseca. Sponsored by LACC. Free and open to the public.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 220

Meeting brings together students, LACC staff, faculty and MALOKAs— LACC's student association— to present new students with information on how to succeed in graduate school and take advantage of exciting LACC opportunities and resources to enhance their academic experience. By invitation only.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 243

Featuring Professor John Chasteen, cultural historian of Latin America at UNC, Chapel Hill, who specializes on the elements on national identity. On this occasion he will lead a musical performance and class on the history and diversity of Andean music for members of Miami’s Andean communities at large. Accompanying him will be Angela Moncada, premier Andean musician.