Panel discussion by Eric Farnsworth, Council of the Americas, Miriam Kornblith, National Endowment for Democracy, and Jose Miguel Cruz, LACC. Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, the Americas Society/Council of the Americas (AS/COA), and the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). Part of LACC’s Governance and Security Program of Excellence. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.
Fair featuring information and advising sessions on majors including LACC Academic Programs participation for BA recruitment. Sponsored by the Undergraduate Education Exploratory Advising Center, Student Programming Council, and Student Government Association. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.
FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green School Gallery (SIPA 1st Floor )
Miami Beach Urban Studios, 420 Lincoln Road, 2:30 PM
Exhibition Opening and Reception for artists of Espacio 08. The exhibition will be on view from September 29th to October 7th, 2016. Sponsored by 100 Years of Cuban Art Initiative. Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Department of Art and Art History, College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts, and Cuban Research Institute. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 305-348-7266.
FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Wetheim Performing Arts Center
The 18th Annual Eric E. Williams Memorial Lecture features the former President of Guyana, Honorable Bharrat Jagdeo on his talk, "The Caribbean and American Presidential Power: A Donald Trump Ascendancy." Presented by AADS and the Eric Williams Memorial Collection. Co-sponsored by LACC and SIPA. Part of the Ruth K. and Shepard Broad Distinguished Lecture Series. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-4156 or (305) 271-7246.
Two-day advanced certificate program on cyber threats facing the public and private sectors in the 21st century. Participants will earn an Executive Certificate in Cybersecurity Leadership and Strategy. Co-sponsored by the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs, College of Business, and Office of Executive and Professional Education. Supported by the Organization of American States and LACC. For more information, please visit epe.fiu.edu or call (305) 348-4217.
Book presentation by Claudia Palacios, journalist and news commentator currently serving as News Director at Canal Capital, Bogotá Colombia's public station. Event is in Spanish. Part of LACC's Governance and Security Program of Excellence and Andean Studies Program of Excellence and LACC's Foreign Languages Across the Curriculum (FLAC) Lecture Series. Event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 305-348-2894.
Administration of exam for Celpe-Bras certification. Celpe-Bras, the Brazilian Ministry of Education's official Portuguese language proficiency exam, serves to verify language competency at the intermediate, superior intermediate, advanced and superior advanced levels. FIU serves as 1 of only 4 official testing sites in the US and administers the exam twice per year. Deadline to register is August 19, 2016. Contact Professor A. Vono at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to register.
University of Miami | Newman Alumni Center | Coral Gables, FL
Conference featuring experts that examine the Consequences of the Fall: Energy Security, Sustainable Development and Global Warming in the Second Decade of the Twenty-First Century. LACC's Director, Frank Mora, moderates panel two. Co-sponsored by LACC, Department of International Studies and College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Miami, among others. Part of LACC’s Governance and Security Program of Excellence. Registration required. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.
Meeting featuring professors and advisers from FIU and Santa Fe College on Asia and Latin America-oriented programs. Made possible by LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant. This event is by invitation only. For more information, please call 305-348-2894.
Study Abroad fair features Latin American and Caribbean programs: LACC Politics and International Relations in Argentina; Language and Culture in Belo Horizonte, Brazil; Haitian Summer Institute, among others!
FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library Breezeway & GL 220
Language Family Reunion and roundtable discussions with faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Join in the games, competition, and conversation. Enter our contests for the most languages spoken, most unusual language spoken, and other fun events with lots of giveaways! Co-sponsored by LACC, FIU Libraries, Modern Languages, AADS, Global Learning, Study Abroad, and others. Free and open to the public. For more information and to RSVP, contact email@example.com.