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The second installment in the LACC/CPC Caribbean Policy Series will focus on regional cooperation in renewable energy initiatives and a global transition away from dependence on fossil fuels. The series has a special emphasis on the Anglophone Caribbean and is in cooperation with the Caribbean Policy Consortium (CPC). Free and open to the public, registration is required. For more information, contact ldudley@fiu.edu.

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FIU undergraduate student Kimberly Joseph will discuss various aspects of Haitian culture and society in relation to traditional values, history, language, food, religious beliefs, gender roles, health care, arts/music/dance, education, and the Haitian government. The event will be in Haitian Creole and is part of Kimberly's final project presentation for the Haitian Studies Certificate. Email ldudley@fiu.edu for more information and to RSVP. Part of LACC's Haitian Studies Program of Excellence.

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Syrian culture is beautifully represented through the meal Salma prepares and the diverse cast of characters in Salma the Syrian Chef speaks to the power of cultivating community in challenging circumstances. In this webinar, Danny Ramadan will first speak about his book, followed by a conversation on Syrian food and culture. Accessible for readers ages 4-7/ Pre-K-2nd grade.

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Dr. Jose Miguel Cruz, LACC Director of Research, will present to Southern Command on updated gang research and data from Central America. This event is by invitation only and closed to the public. Part of LACC's Governance and Security Program of Excellence.

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The Education Department at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and LACC will offer a workshop on ethnobotany for educators to help participants understand the historical, cultural, and economic significance of plants through time. The workshop will consist of a combination of lecture, discussion, and guided hands-on activities. Registration required.

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The Florida International University student organization MALOKA will host the nineteenth annual Tri-University Student Conference, titled “Changing Tides: Latino/a/x Identities & Their Foundations in the Age of Covid-19.” The Tri-University Conference is a collaborative tradition of Florida Atlantic University, the University of Miami, and Florida International University.

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This teacher training workshop is the third in a three-part series for MDCPS Visual Art educators. The series will feature a virtual tour of Pepe Mar's exhibition, Tesoro, currently at the Frost Museum of Art and will teach educators about cabinets of curiosities, teaching with objects, STEAM connections, and cultural influences from the Americas which inspire the featured artists' works. In this first workshop, Pepe Mar will lead teachers in hands-on assemblage activities.

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38th Annual Journalists & Editors Workshop on Latin America and the Caribbean in conjunction with the Inter-American Press Association's SIP (Sociedad Interamericana de Prensa) Connect. Program and registration information forthcoming. Co-sponsored by LACC and the Inter-American Press Association. Made possible with support of LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant. This is the first of two installments, the second taking place July 21-23, 2021.

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The third installment of the LACC/CPC Caribbean Policy Series will analyze geopolitical competition, strategic disruptions, transnational non-state actor threats, democratic governance, and enduring challenges beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. The series has a special emphasis on the Anglophone Caribbean and is in cooperation with the Caribbean Policy Consortium. Free and open to the public, registration is required. Registration details forthcoming. For more information, contact ldudley@fiu.edu.

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Veela Hiranandani presents her work, The Night Diary, where twelve-year old Nisha is forced to escape her home in 1947 with her Hindu family during the partition of India. She writes letters to her Muslim mother in her journal, who died in childbirth. Sponsored by the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs, South Asia National Outreach Consortium, Middle East Outreach Council, African Studies Outreach Council and the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia.

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Study Abroad for graduate and undergraduate students (FIU and non-FIU) to foster an understanding of Latin American international relations and society. Scholarships available. For more information contact vcaviede@fiu.edu.

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38th Annual Journalists & Editors Workshop on Latin America and the Caribbean in conjunction with the Inter-American Press Association's SIP (Sociedad Interamericana de Prensa) Connect. Program and registration information forthcoming. Co-sponsored by LACC and the Inter-American Press Association. Made possible with support of LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant. This is the second of two installments, the first taking place April 20-23, 2021.