FIU students customize learning centered on Latin America and the Caribbean

Undergraduate and graduate degrees in Latin America and Caribbean Studies allow students to choose their educational pathway. This article is republished from FIU Online written by Monica Smith, Content Strategist, FIU students pursuing Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS) undergraduate or graduate degrees have a unique opportunity to design their own educational path. Whether it’s education, politics, business, […]

CRI Awarded Mellon Grant to Study Latino Identities

The Crossing Latinidades Humanities Research Initiative, funded by an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant, has approved the collaborative research project Forging Panethnic Allegiances: Hispanic Caribbean Communities in Three Gateway Cities—Miami, New York, and Orlando. The project will involve faculty members affiliated with the Cuban Research Institute at Florida International University, the Dominican Studies Institute at the […]

Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship Applications Due January 1, 2023

The Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center announces the application period for Summer 2023 and Academic Year 2023-2024 FLAS Fellowships. The funding will be available for the study of Portuguese, Haitian Creole, and Quechua. The fellowship assists in the advancement of knowledge, resources, and trained personnel for foreign language and studies, and supports the […]

USAID Will Host Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) Conference and Career Expo at FIU

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) will host its second annual HSI Conference and Career Expo October 18-20, 2022. Events on October 18-19 will be virtual and those on October 20 will take place at the Biscayne Bay Campus at FIU. This is a great opportunity for students to learn more about opportunities with […]

Dr. Anthony Pereira Appointed as LACC Director

LACC is pleased to welcome our new Director, Dr. Anthony Pereira. He joins FIU from his previous appointment at King’s College London as Professor and Founding Director of the Brazil Institute. Dr. Pereira’s research interests include authoritarianism and democracy, human rights, public security policy, environmental issues, and international relations in Latin America and the Caribbean. […]

Asian Studies professors take part in virtual exchange program with Japan

Two FIU Asian Studies Program Adjunct Instructors, Marcela López Bravo and Claudia Lau, have been selected to participate in a virtual exchange program to increase higher education exchange between the U.S. and Japan. Both have been successfully teaching several courses for Asian Studies, specializing in teaching modalities such as Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) and […]