35th Jounalists & Editors Is All About Climate Change


The news industry wrestles with the challenge of understanding and reporting on the world's changing climate and the increasing number of disasters that most attribute to that change. On March 27 and 28, LACC and CARTA's SCJ bring experts to explain the science and journalists to share the latest research and techniques for covering climate change. Register @

Call for Applicants: CASAD Master's Scholarship and Stipend


LACC is privileged to offer a total of four citizens/residents of Honduras, El Salvador or Guatemala a scholarship plus stipend to earn a MA in Latin American and Caribbean Studies at FIU with a focus on security in Central America. The scholarships are made possible by a grant supporting Central American Security and Drug Policy (CASAD). Click on the title above to watch a video with details.

Society for the Anthropology of Lowland South America Journal Dedicates Issue to William T. Vickers


Former FIU Professor Emeritus and anthropologist William T. Vickers has been honored by colleagues near and far in Tipití, the Journal of the Society for the Anthropology of Lowland South America, in a special issue titled "Remembering William T. Vickers (1942-2016)". A member of the Greene School's Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies, Vickers is remembered for his decades of scholarship and leadership in research on environmental anthropology, development, Andes, and Latin America.

Upcoming Events

2018 Anolis Symposium

03/17/2018 09:30 AM

The Seventh Anolis symposium brings together Anolis biologists from throughout the hemisphere to foster cross-disciplinary collaborations. Co-sponsored by Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and Anole Annals Organization and the Feeley Lab of FIU’s Department of Biology. For more information please call (786) 365-9273.

Women, Interpersonal Violence, and the Death Penalty in the Spanish Atlantic, 1600s-1800s

03/23/2018 02:00 PM

Lecture by Victor Uribe, Professor, History and Law, FIU. Part of the Miami Consortium for Latin American and Caribbean Studies 2017-2018 Faculty Exchange Lecture Series. Part of the Women's and Gender Studies Colloquium at UM. Co-sponsored by Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and the University of Miami. For more information please call (305) 348-2894

CLAS Tri-University Graduate Student Conference

03/23/2018 05:00 PM

Conference featuring colleagues from Florida International University, University of Miami and Florida Atlantic University for the 16th Annual South Florida Latin American and Caribbean Studies Graduate Student Conference. The event features research and papers from all disciplines by graduate students whose work is tied to Latin America or the Caribbean. Abstracts submission deadline is February 2, 2018. For additional information or inquiries, please email

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