In 2007, FIULACC experts Luis Guillermo Solis, former president of Costa Rica and current Distinguished Professor at LACC, and FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg co-authored the book The United States and Central America. In this video they discuss the last decade of Central American democratic governance and relations with the U.S. in a conversation prepared as part of LACC's regular tutorial series.
For the 27th Hemisphere, guest editor Bianca Premo drew upon her experience leading a series of international seminars on the archives of colonial Latin America to explore what the historical record reveals and what it hides, and how records affect the stories we tell and the lives we lead. As she and expert scholars share in this issue, the approach to examining the archives reveals far more than past accounts and parallels to the present; in many ways it provides a window into the future.
The Latin American 2030 Series sets forth a platform for understanding the outlook for the region and the factors that affect stability. It is a scholarly collaboration among Global Americans, Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy of the Green School at FIU. A report on Central America. The reports on the Caribbean and South America are forthcoming.
Book presentation by Wolfgang Kaleck, human rights activist and General Secretary for the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, best know as Edward Snowden's lawyer in Europe. Co sponsored by LACC, Department of History, College of Law, Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs, Shepard Broad Distinguished Lecture Series. Free and open to the public. Please call 305 348-7266 for more information.
A conference and workshop on Exploring Cuba through Miami, Media and Technology for faculty from Minority-Serving Institutions and Community Colleges. Made possible by LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant. Co-sponsored by LACC, Cuban Research Institute, dLOC,FIU Libraries, Wolfsonian Museum, and the San Carlos Institute, Key West. By invitation. For information call (305) 348-2894.
Renowned Haitian artist Edouard Duval-Carrie closes the exhibit, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago, that has been on display since October of 2018 and was featured throughout Art Basel. Co-sponsored by LACC, the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, Miami-Dade County and the Funding Arts Network, among others. RSVP at the Frost Museum website https://frost.fiu.edu/exhibitions-events/events/2019/01/edouard-duval-carrie-lecture.html).