LACC launches new set of IRGs with up to $5000 per year seed money funding

The University of Miami Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) and the FIU Latin American Caribbean Center (LACC) are pleased to announce a second round of Interdisciplinary Research Group (IRG) applications for the 2009-2010 academic year.

Interdisciplinary Research Groups (IRGs) are teams of faculty members and doctoral students from the Florida International University and the University of Miami seeking to examine Latin American and Caribbean-related issues of common scholarly interest. Membership is open to faculty and graduate students. The goal of these groups is to encourage interaction, cross-disciplinary exploration, and the sharing of knowledge and experiences among otherwise-isolated faculty and graduate students from across the schools and colleges of both Universities. More...