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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 243

In this 90 minute film, Delatour tells the tale of the defeat and death of WW II hero and exiled Haitian Alix Pasquet as he carried out a plan to overthrow President Francois Duvalier on July 28th,1958. A World War II pilot trained by the Tuskegee Airmen, recognized as a hero in Haiti, but then exiled in Miami for his political beliefs, the film offers an interesting glimpse into Florida and African-American history. Director Mario L. Delatour attends for a post-screening Q&A.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 243

SIPA and LACC are honored to welcome former FIU Professor Timothy Power to inaugurate the 2015 launch of LACC’s Brazilian Program of Excellence. A reception will be held at the close of the presentation. This event is free and open to the public. For more information please call (305) 348-2894. Part of LACC’s Brazilian Program of Excellence Lecture Series and SIPA’s Ruth K. and Shepard Broad Distinguished Lecture Series

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC East and Middle Ballrooms

Part of the FIU Program in National Security Studies. Co-sponsored by LACC, Jack Gordon Institute for Public Policy and Citizenship Studies at FIU, and the Office of Curriculum and Instruction, Division of Social Sciences and Life Skills, Miami Dade County Public Schools. Registration required. Call LACC at (305)348-2894 for more information.

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Venue:FIU Biscayne Bay Campus, Wolfe University Center

International conference brings together scholars from across the globe to examine Latin American Jewry from a multi-/inter-disciplinary perspective. Presented by Florida International University and LAJSA and co-sponsored by LACC, President Yitzhak Navon Professor of Sephardic-Mizrahi Studies, SIPA, and Jewish Studies at FIU. Part of the joint LACC/Jewish Studies Latin American Jewry Series. Registration required. Contact Valeria Schindler at vschindl@fiu.edu for more information.