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February

March

LACC's 29th Annual Journalists & Editors Workshop brings together media professionals, policy-makers and scholars for on-the-record discussions about the hemisphere's most pressing issues.

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The Consortium of Latin American Studies Program (CLASP) elected LACC Associate Director, Liesl B. Picard, to the post of Vice-President/President-Elect.

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April

Please be advised this list may not contain all offered courses, you may want to verify with the respective department or professor regarding any courses which may be of interest to you.

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LACC-Approved Graduate Courses - Summer 2011

Please be advised this list may not contain all offered courses, you may want to verify with the respective department or professor regarding any courses which may be of interest to you.

May

29th Annual Journalists & Editors Workshop on Latin America and the Caribbean "Latin America's Energy Future" May 5-6, 2011. Miami, FL

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August

LACC Summer 2011 Visiting Scholars

LACC continues to serve as an important resource for scholars from across the globe and warmly welcomed its Summer 2011 Visiting Scholars to campus: Professor Ariana Hernandez-Reguant from University of California-San Diego and Professor Douglas Van Belle from Victoria University of Wellington. Hernandez-Reguant conducted an ethnographic study on Spanish-language media and Van Belle was teaching and conducting research on disaster risk reduction.

September

LACC Welcomes 2011-2012 Visiting Scholar from Mexico

LACC continues to serve as an important resource for scholars from across the globe and warmly welcomes its 2011-2012 Visiting Scholar to campus: Gilberto Lopez Villagran comes to LACC from la Universidad Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM) with a fellowship from Mexico's Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia (CONACYT). He is conducting research on gender issues and women's socio-economic activity in certain employment sectors in Miami.

On September 14, 2011, FIU's Center for the Humanities in an Urban Environment hosted Ms. Gepsie Metellus, Executive Director of Sant La and prominent community leader, for an insightful look at how Haiti and Haitians have contributed to and enriched the South Florida community. Ms. Metellus discussed the diversity and complexity that characterize the Haitian community, as well as its rich cultural history and its influence on South Florida.

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November

Professional development workshop for Miami Dade County Public School primary and secondary teachers focused on the African diaspora in the Americas.

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December

On December 11, 2011, the FIU Latin American and Caribbean Center's Cuban Research Institute hosted over 300 guests for its annual Classically Cuban concert.

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