Funding available for the study of Portuguese, Haitian Creole, and Quechua!
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 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.
The Symposium focuses on National Research Center, Community College (CC) and Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) Collaboration to Internationalize Education. This event features presentations by CC/MSI partners throughout the US who represent diverse area studies regions. Co-sponsored by FIU LACC and Vanderbilt University's Center for Latin American Studies. For more information, please call (305) 348-2856.
This event includes a pre-concert discussion of works with Boris Alavaro (Chile) and Edgar Alandia (Bolivia) followed by a performance from the Amernet String Quartet and members of the NODUS Ensemble. Made possible with the support of the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, City of Miami Beach, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, and the Betsy Hotel.
The second New Music Miami Festival (NMMF) concert of the year features virtuoso bassoonist Rebekah Heller. This event features a pre-concert discussion of works followed by a performance. Made possible with the support of the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, the City of Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, and the Betsy Hotel.