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Agustín Cohen, business professor at the University of CEMA in Argentina, will present on the economic repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic. This webinar is the third of five in the Spring 2020 series, which is produced in cooperation with the InterAmerican Press Association and FIU’s Spanish Master’s Program in Journalism. The webinar will be in Spanish. Made possible with the support of LACC's Department of Education Title VI Grant. Registration required.

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South Asia Book Award and South Asia National Outreach Council present Barb Rosenstock and her book The Secret Kingdom: Nek Chand, a Changing India, and a Hidden World of Art. In 1947, Nek Chand began building a Rock Garden in Chandigarh, India, using natural and discarded man-made materials. Readers will learn of Chand’s marvelous creations in this picture book biography with detailed illustrations and a gatefold photograph. (Grades 2-5)

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A Symposium about Open-Access, Technological Needs, and Institutional Sustainability will center the voices of a group of archives in Latin America and the Caribbean by providing a forum for stakeholders in the region to come together in conversation to share strategies and identify common areas of need. The project is funded by a CLIR Microgrant with generous support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This symposium will be held online via Zoom. For more information, visit the event website.

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Jose Miguel Cruz, the LACC Director of Research, will present on Central America's response to COVID-19. This webinar is the fourth of five in the Spring 2020 series, which is produced in cooperation with the InterAmerican Press Association and FIU’s Spanish Master’s Program in Journalism. The webinar will be in Spanish. Made possible with the support of LACC's Department of Education Title VI Grant. Registration information forthcoming.

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Mercedes Vigón, Associate Director of FIU's International Media Center, and Fabiola Torres, Director and Founder of "Saludo con Lupa" will present. This is the final webinar in the Spring 2020 series, which is produced in cooperation with the InterAmerican Press Association and FIU’s Spanish Master’s Program in Journalism. The webinar will be in Spanish. Made possible with the support of LACC's Department of Education Title VI Grant. Registration information forthcoming.

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Francie Latour's 2019 Américas Award Honor Book, Auntie Luce's Talking Paintings tells the story of Ti Chou, a Haitian-American girl who travels to visit her beloved and convention-defying aunt, a painter who lives in Haiti. Rich with history, heroes, and cultural pride, the book traces Ti Chou's journey to a distant ancestral home, and the powerful family connection that bridges the physical, cultural, and generational divides of her hyphenated identity.

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Venue:FIU MMC, Graham Center Ballrooms

Save the Date--details forthcoming. The Hemispheric Security Conference (HSC) is an annual daylong conference held in Miami, Florida where experts from academia, governmental organizations, non-governmental organizations, and private sectors converge to examine the most pressing security challenges facing the Western Hemisphere. HSC is led by the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy and the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center.

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Venue:Florida International University, Frost Art Museum

This week-long institute will introduce K–12 teachers in the Miami Dade County Public Schools to basic issues in teaching and learning about Cuba’s history, culture, politics, and society, including the Cuban-American community in Miami. Co-sponsored by FIU's Cuban Research Institute and LACC. Made possible with support from LACC's Department of Education Title VI Grant. For more information, call (305) 348 2894.

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Venue:FIU

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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This webinar will focus on the book, Girl of the Southern Sea by Michelle Kadarusman (Pajama Press). From the time she was a little girl, Nia has dreamed up adventures about the Javanese mythical princess, Dewi Kadita. Now fourteen, Nia would love nothing more than to continue her education and become a writer. If Nia is to write a new story for herself, she must overcome more obstacles than she could ever have conceived of for her mythical princess, and summon courage she isn’t sure she has.

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Venue:University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

A hands-on professional development workshop that will introduce methods for using global news stories and journalism skills to deepen students' engagement with their curricula, while also increasing their critical thinking and communication skills. A collaboration between the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting, UW-Milwaukee, UW-Madison and LACC. Made possible by the support of CLACS, LACIS and LACC's US Department of State Title VI Grants.

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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.