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Venue:Lima, Peru

Conference featuring sessions covering a broad range of Latin America-related topics. LACC Affiliated Faculty present and participate in the conference. Presented by the Latin American Studies Association. For more information, please contact lasacong@pitt.edu.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus | SIPA Language Lab, Room 230

Workshop featuring Marlene Johnshoy, Online Education Program Director and web manager at the Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA, University of Minnesota). Made possible with support from LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant. Free and open to all instructors of Haitian Creole, but registration is required. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

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Venue:O Cinema- Miami Shores, 9806 NE 2nd Ave

Film screening of Toussaint Louverture during the Haitian Heritage Month launch. Sponsored by Miami Book Fair Miami Dade College and Ayiti Images. Co-sponsored by the Green Family Foundation, Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Consulate General of Haiti in Miami, and Miami Film Festival, among others. Tickets available for purchase. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 220

Lecture by Enrico Mario Santí, William T. Bryan Endowed Chair of Hispanic Studies at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Santí is the recipient of the LACC/CRI 2017 Díaz-Ayala Library Travel Grant. Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Cuban Research Institute and the FIU Libraries. This event is free and open to the public. For more information and to RSVP, please call (305) 348-1991.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 220

Lecture by Marta Hernández Cadelas, professor in the Graduate Program in Music Education at the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico. Dr. Hernández is the recipient of the LACC/CRI 2017 Díaz-Ayala Library Travel Grant. Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Cuban Research Institute and the FIU Libraries. This event is free and open to the public. For more information and to RSVP, please call (305) 348-1991.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 220

Lecture by Yesenia Fernández Selier, Cuban-born performer and researcher. Dr. Fernández Selier is the recipient of the LACC/CRI 2017 Díaz-Ayala Library Travel Grant. Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Cuban Research Institute and the FIU Libraries. This event is free and open to the public. For more information and to RSVP, please call (305) 348-1991.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 240

Administration of exam for Celpe-Bras certification. Celpe-Bras, the Brazilian Ministry of Education's official Portuguese language proficiency exam, serves to verify language competency at the intermediate, superior intermediate, advanced and superior advanced levels. FIU serves as 1 of only 6 official testing sites in the US and administers the exam twice per year. Deadline to register is March 20, 2017. Contact Professor A. Vono at vonoa@fiu.edu for more information or to register.

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Venue:Miami Dade College - North Campus, Room TBA

Workshop directed by Dr. Melissa Baralt featuring foreign language teachers from regional colleges. Part of MI-BRIDGE and made possible through the support of the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center US Department of Education Title VI Grant. The workshop is free and is open to language teachers, but registration is required. For more information, please contact (305) 348-2894.

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Venue:Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, Florida

Two-week intensive workshop for K-12 teachers focuses on tropical botany, ecology and natural history and is designed to increase teachers' knowledge and understanding of the importance of plants, plant uses, and habitat conservation. MPP credits are available for MDCPS teachers. To register, please visit https://www.mylearningplan.com. For more information, contact: 305.667.1651 x 3330 or e-mail Kiki Mutis, kmutis@fairchildgarden.org.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus and Haiti

Now entering its 20th year, the Haitian Summer Institute is a six-week program in Miami and Haiti designed for those interested in acquiring basic conversational proficiency in Haitian Creole and students who wish to continue their Haitian Creole Language and Haitian culture training at the intermediate and advanced levels. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 220

Orientation for participants of LACC's 20th Annual Haitian Summer Institute. Sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

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Venue:Frost Art Museum, Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Conference and book project featuring K-12 teachers. Presented by FIU's Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and Cuban Research Institute, and Miami Dade County Public Schools. 3rd Annual FIU Cuban Art Institute for Teachers made possible with partial support from LACC’s US Department of Education Title VI Grant. Supported by FIU's Frost art Museum and the Darlene M. and Jorge M. Pérez Cuban Art Collection at FIU. For more information, please call (305) 305-348-2894.

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Venue:University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Teacher Summer Institute featuring experts on Cuban U.S. relations targeted to K-12 teachers. The workshop is a collaboration between Florida International University (FIU) Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, UW-Whitewater, UW-Madison Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies (LACIS) and the UW-Milwaukee Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS). Registration required. For more information, please call (414) 229-5986.

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Venue:Havana, Cuba

Program focusing on educational practice and philosophy on the island. The themes of literacy education, alternative learning models, teacher education, culturally relevant pedagogy, and civic engagement and social responsibility will be explored. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

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Venue:New Orleans, Louisiana

Haitian Studies Association 29th Annual Conference featuring scholars for a panel proposal. Co-sponsored by the Haitian Studies Association, Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, and Tulane University Roger Thayer Stone Center for Latin American Studies, among others. For more information, please contact hsa@umb.edu.