FLAS Applications for Summer 2020 and 2020-2021 Academic Year Due January 1, 2020


Funding available for the study of Portuguese, Haitian Creole, and Quechua!

Society and Climate Change in Latin America and the Caribbean


LACC is proud to announce the publication of its Summer 2019 issue of Hemisphere, which is dedicated to examining the issue of climate change, its consequences and the importance of finding solutions. The issue, guest-edited by LACC faculty affiliates, Javier Francisco-Ortega, PhD and David Bray, PhD, features articles from leading scholars, conservationists and practitioners from throughout the Americas.

Former El Salvador Attorney General Douglas Melendez Joins LACC & CAJ


Former El Salvador Attorney General Douglas Melendez has joined LACC and FIU's Center for the Administration of Justice as a Visiting Senior Fellow. With support of a grant from the Howard G Buffett Foundation, AG Melendez will be offering a series of workshops/capacity building programs on justice reform and anti-corruption at FIU and in Central America. AG Melendez led an important anti-corruption campaign that led to a number of high profile prosecutions.

Upcoming Events

From the Andes: Aymara Culture and Religion

11/21/2019 12:00 PM

The relationship between life and death is part of the Aymara philosophy of life that becomes visible at the Feast of All Saints. If life, in Aymara culture, is understood as a constant walk, then death is also understood as a walk, although in a different dimension. These topics and much more will be approached through experiential and analytical categories, and discussed in this conference about Aymara culture.

2019 National Council for Social Studies Conference

11/22/2019 09:00 AM

Annual conference of over 2,500 social studies teachers and professionals. Made possible in part by LACC's US Department of Education Title VI grant. Registration required. More information at NCSS website.

Conversation with Leonel Fernández Reyna, Former President of the Dominican Republic

11/22/2019 06:00 PM

Former President of the Dominican Republic Leonel Fernández will join LACC's Director Frank Mora in a free flowing discussion concerning the overall situation in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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