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LACC FLAS Summer '18 Application Process Open for Portuguese, Haitian Creole, Quechua and Quichua

11/14/2017

Language learners who have intermediate proficiency in one of the Less-Commonly-Taught Languages (LCTLs) above are invited to perfect their language skills and cultural understanding by applying for a Summer 2018 FLAS Fellowship. The Fellowship provides generous funding to support up to 100% participation in a CLASP-approved study abroad program. Click through on the title above for instant information.

Green Family Foundation and LACC @ Miami Book Fair

11/14/2017

The Green Family Foundation (GFF) and LACC have carved out a special niche at the annual Miami Book Fair as co-sponsors of ReadCaribbean, a full weekend of author events, readings, discussions, storytelling for children, music and more. LACC affiliated faculty members Andrea Queeley, Danielle Clealand and Chantalle Verna. Check out the full program for November 18-19.

Dr. Ken Chitwood, UF, Featured in PantherNOW Before Presentation at LACC

11/07/2017

PantherNow on Oct. 26 published an article on University of Florida Professor Dr. Ken Chitwood's six years' research intended to fill the lack of scholarly documentation on the long term existence and influence of Muslims in Latin America and the Caribbean. On Nov. 7, Chitwood situates the story of Islam in the LAC region, as well as situating the LAC region into the narrative on Islam. His overview shares historical and contemporary stories of connections across the hemisphere. 11/7 2pm GL165

Upcoming Events

National Council for Social Studies Conference (NCSS)

11/17/2017 06:30 AM

97th NCSS Annual Conference provides professional development for K-12 educators in an effort to enhance teaching strategies, strengthen networks across the country and expand and improve teaching related to the Latin American and Caribbean region. Expo co-sponsored by LACC and Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs.

Race, Identity and Politics in Latin America

11/18/2017 11:30 AM

Panel featuring book authors Devyn Spence Benson, Danielle Clealand, Andrea Queeley, and Milagros Ricourt. In Creole with simultaneous translation into English. Presented by Miami Book Fair and Miami Dade College. Part of ReadCaribbean programs in partnership with Sosyete Koukouy, Ayiti Images, Knight Foundation, the Green Family Foundation, and Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, among others. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 237-3258.

Haiti: Sovereignty & Ownership

11/18/2017 01:00 PM

Panel featuring book authors Michael Deibert, Robert Fatton Jr., Robert Maguire, and Chantalle F. Verna. In Creole with simultaneous translation into English. Presented by Miami Book Fair and Miami Dade College. Part of ReadCaribbean programs in partnership with Sosyete Koukouy, Ayiti Images, Knight Foundation, the Green Family Foundation, and Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, among others. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 237-3258.

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