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A six-week institute for the acquisition of Haitian Creole proficiency and cultural knowledge. FLAS eligible and scholarships available. Open to degree and non-degree seeking students. For more information, contact vcaviede@fiu.edu.

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Venue:Online via Zoom

The 23rd Annual Haitian Summer Institute will host a Lecture Series, which will span June 30-July 29, 2020. All lectures will be in Haitian Creole and are open to the public (unless designated as invitation only). For more information and to RSVP, email ldudley@fiu.edu. Made possible with the support of LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant. Part of LACC's FLAC Lecture Series and Haitian Studies Program of Excellence.

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En este webinar, el tercero de la serie sobre corrupción en Centroamérica, destacadas mujeres con experiencia en la lucha contra la impunidad discutirán el rol y las respuestas de las mujeres ante los problemas de corrupción de la región. El evento se realizará en español. En cooperación con Seattle International Foundation y Ford Foundation. Registro a través de Eventbrite. Se realiza gracias al apoyo de LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant.

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FIU faculty, alumni and educators will share their stories of teaching in Latin America, disseminate pedagogical tools, and highlight the positive impact of FIU's Latin American and Caribbean Global Gateways Program on educators' efforts to further internationalize their classrooms. Free and open to K-12 Teachers. Registration is required and open until July 10, 2020. Made possible with the support of LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant.

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Mario Delatour, filmmaker and producer, will screen his film From Kiskeya to Haiti: Where Have Our Trees Gone? The film addresses challenges related to centuries of deforestation in Haiti. Following the screening, Mario Delatour will engage in coversation and Q&A with the audience. Film and presentation will be in Haitian Creole. Limited attendance. Contact ldudley@fiu.edu for more information and RSVP. Part of LACC’s Foreign Language Across the Curriculum (FLAC) Lecture Series.

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The Institute looks beyond Cuba’s Cold War conflict with the US and examines a less familiar side of the Cuban story of the 1960s. Scholars and experts on Cuban history, politics, sociology, music, theater, photography, film, and dance provide new insights into the politicization of daily life and expression in 1960s Cuba. Free and open to K-12 Teachers. Co-sponsored by CLACS at UW-Milwaukee and FIU's CRI. Made possible by LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant. Registration required.

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Dr. Marie Guerda Nicolas is a Professor of Educational and Psychological Studies at the University of Miami. She is a licensed psychologist and focuses her practice in the area of children, family, and community well-being. This lecture will provide information on the link between history, identity and mental health, and the influence of culture in promoting our overall well-being. In Haitian Creole. Limited attendance. Contact ldudley@fiu.edu for more information. LACC's FLAC Lecture Series.

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Language educators from different academic institutions in Brazil, Mexico, and the USA will share their experiences and successful practices as they discuss the present and the future of language pedagogy. The Workshop will be in Portuguese. Offered in conjunction with the IX EMEP Conference. Made possible with the support of LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant. Registration required.

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LACC, in cooperation with Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and Miami Dade County Public Schools, will offer a 1 day virtual workshop that provides K-12 teachers an opportunity to learn about the nature of science with tropical plant conservation and diversity, with a focus on the Americas. Made possible with the support LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant. Registration required. For more information, email janderson@Fairchildgarden.org.

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Award-winning Chef Vicky will share her love for and deep knowledge of Haiti's cuisine and rich culinary history. Her virtual cooking demonstration will highlight dishes from different regions of Haiti and expose participants to the richness of Haitian Creole's culinary-related vocabulary and expressions. This event will be in Haitian Creole. By invitation only. Part of LACC's FLAC Lecture Series and Haitian Studies Program of Excellence. Supported by LACC's Dept. of Education Title VI Grant.

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Dr. Comeau is an economics professor at DePaul University and has also published on the works of Maurice Sixto, Haiti’s most famous master storyteller, of whom he is a renowned imitator. This lecture will present a multidimensional summary of the presence of women in Maurice Sixto's work. In Haitian Creole. Limited attendance. For more information and RSVP, email ldudley@fiu.edu. Part of LACC's FLAC Lecture Series. Made possible with the support of LACC's Department of Education Title VI Grant.

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Charlot Lucien, a Haitian storyteller, poet and visual art artist will present on how Haitian storytellers use traditional cultural forms such as lodyans, folktales, and storytelling to preserve their culture and explore, denounce or raise awareness about complex issues of class, injustice and inequalities. In Haitian Creole. Limited attendance. Contact ldudley@fiu.edu for more information and RSVP. Part of LACC’s FLAC Lecture Series. Supported by LACC's Title VI Grant.

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This program introduces participants to anti-racist educational practices in Portuguese language and literature classes through the research and the experiences of racialization of Black Brazilian educators teaching in the United States. Based on this lived experience, we present recommendations of teaching materials and suggestions for curricular development. Workshop in Portuguese. Registration required. Made possible by LACC's Department of Education Title VI Grant.

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Venue:Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, AC1 155

Teachers' workshop on working with digital media to link students with their communities. For Title 1 8-12 grade teachers in Miami Dade County Public Schools. Registration is required. Made possible in part by LACC's US Dept. of Education Title VI grant. Co-sponsored by The Education Effect, The Office of Global Learning Initiatives, Digital Library of the Caribbean dLOC and Miami Dade-County Public Schools. For more information, call (305) 348 2894.