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The Green School hosts events during the Fall and Spring semesters which are offered to students and the community. Additionally, the Green School archives as many of its events by having them recorded and photographed. To view the videos and photos, please click here

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Venue:FIU-MMC Graham Center Ballrooms

Join the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs for a timely discussion with leading experts on some of the most critical issues in the world today: security challenges from Russia and China; the fight against terrorism in the Middle East; U.S. policy toward Cuba and Venezuela; and the future of democracy and human rights.

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Venue:FIU SASC 351

Join the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy in partnership with the Division of Information Technology for the first in a series of cybersecurity workshops designed to protect students from the increasing threat of cyber attacks. Cybersecurity: Developing Cyber Hygiene examines the most prevailing cybersecurity threats and introduces students to the proper cyber hygiene necessary to maintaining a healthy digital lifestyle.

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Venue:FIU SASC 302

Join the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy in partnership with the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering for the third in a series of cybersecurity workshops designed to protect students from the increasing threat of cyber attacks. Cybersecurity: Foundations introduces students to technical components and terminology in cybersecurity. More specifically, students will understand key concepts presented in the computer sciences.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library 220

This pioneering book by Dr. Abigail McEwen offers the first in-depth examination of Cuban art during the 1950s, following the intersecting trajectories of the artist groups "Los Once" and "Los Diez" against a dramatic backdrop of modernization and armed rebellion.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus | GL 156

Conversations On Europe connects top experts from around the United States and Europe to discuss contemporary issues facing Europe and the Transatlantic relationship. Using both personal and institutional videoconference technology, panelists take questions and interact with audiences at the University of Pittsburgh and at remote sites in the US and Europe.

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Venue:Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, 10975 SW 17th St, Miami, F

This stellar panel will feature curator Elizabeth Thompson Goizueta, art historians Alejandro Anreus and Abigail McEwen and Hortensia Soriano, Director of the Rafael Soriano Foundation. The panelists will discuss Soriano's place within the abstract art movement in Cuba during the 1950s as well as the changes in his work after moving to the United States in 1962.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 243

On Loan from the German Consulate, the exhibition presents the portraits of 24 global pioneering women scientists and engineers. Hon. Annette Klein, German General Consul, will introduce the poster exhibition and talk on gender disparities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 220

Faculty colloquium featuring Jean Muteba Rahier, Professor, Department of Global & Sociocultural Studies, and Victor Uribe, Chair and Professor, Department of History; LACC's 17th Interdisciplinary Faculty Colloquia. Free and open to faculty and graduate students. To RSVP and for more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Graham Center (GC) Ballrooms

Directed and produced by Carlos Gutiérrez, this documentary film illustrates the story of the largest recorded child refugee exodus in the Western Hemisphere.

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Venue:Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach

Join the Holocaust Studies Initiative for a lecture by Ethan Hollander (part of FIU Holocaust & Genocide Awareness Week).

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Venue:Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach

Join the Global Jewish Studies Program for a lecture by Nathan P. Devir, University of Utah.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library 220

Professor Leonardo Martín will examine the modernization experience of Uruguay in the early 20th century and its contemporary relevance for the Latin American region, including a future transition in Cuba.

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Venue:FIU MMC SIPA 125

The Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy welcomes former DEA Agents Steve Murphy and Javier Peña as they discuss the true story behind the hit Netflix series "NARCOS". Set in Colombia, "NARCOS" chronicles the rise and fall of history's most infamous drug trafficker, Pablo Escobar, and the extraordinary lengths it took to dismantle his cartel. Former agents will discuss the roles they played during the decade-long war to free Colombia from the personal grip of Pablo Escobar.

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Venue:TBD

Feb. 12-13, 2018 - Two-day EU Conference on "Transatlantic policy coordination in the Global Age: security & defense, data & cyber security and climate change & energy policies"

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Venue:Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables

Cuban-American poet Ricardo Pau-Llosa will read from his most recent book of poems with Cuban or Cuban exile themes, translated by Dr. Enrico Mario Santí.

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Venue:FIU Wertheim Performing Arts Center, 10910 SW 17th St, Miami

The third edition of the festival, sponsored by FIU's School of Music, will be devoted to celebrating Miami's Cuban heritage, featuring extraordinary artists in eleven concerts, six master classes, five lectures and a round-table composers' panel.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus | GL 156

Conversations On Europe connects top experts from around the United States and Europe to discuss contemporary issues facing Europe and the Transatlantic relationship. Using both personal and institutional video conference technology, panelists take questions and interact with audiences at the University of Pittsburgh and at remote sites in the U.S. and Europe.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library 220

Sisy Gómez Peña will reflect on her work as director and scriptwriter of short fiction and documentary films, within the context of a new generation of filmmakers born in Cuba after the 1990s.

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Venue:Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave. Coral Gables, FL

Book presentation by Dr. Ellen Friedman, Professor of English and Holocaust and Genocide Studies at The College of New Jersey.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library 220

Directed by Tony Méndez, this short film tells the story of a man trying to escape Cuba during the Mariel boatlift of 1980.

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Venue:TBD

This 3-day executive certificate program engages participants by placing them in direct contact with public policy and security experts as they discuss, debate, and develop strategic solutions to global security threats in the 21st century. Join an international cohort of policy and security professionals dedicated to advancing their expertise in threat analysis, policy innovation, and decision-making practices.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 140

Lady Blanka Rosenstiel Lecture Series Polish Conference: “100 years of Polish-American relations.”

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus | GL 156

Conversations On Europe connects top experts from around the United States and Europe to discuss contemporary issues facing Europe and the Transatlantic relationship. Using both personal and institutional video conference technology, panelists take questions and interact with audiences at the University of Pittsburgh and at remote sites in the US and Europe.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library 220

Dr. Alan West-Durán will examine the influence of Ocha, Palo, and Abakuá in the island's music and their intimate relationship with Cuban daily life.

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Venue:Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables

Dr. Alan West-Durán invites readers to enter Cuban history from the perspective of the island's uniquely creative cultural forms.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus | GL 156

Conversations On Europe connects top experts from around the United States and Europe to discuss contemporary issues facing Europe and the Transatlantic relationship. Using both personal and institutional video conference technology, panelists take questions and interact with audiences at the University of Pittsburgh and at remote sites in the US and Europe.

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Venue:Frost Art Museum, 10975 SW 17th St, Miami

Dr. Albert Sergio Laguna analyzes the significance of the famous comedian to understand Cuban-American culture in Miami.

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Venue:Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables

Dr. Albert Sergio Laguna's book examines the aesthetic and social logics of a wide range of popular cultural forms originating in Miami and Cuba from the 1970s through the 2010s.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus

The NSSI enriches the academic knowledge of high school students by providing a rigorous understanding of contemporary domestic and global security threats facing the U.S. The NSSI is open to all South Florida high school students with a minimum un-weighted 3.0 GPA.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus and Haiti

Now entering its 21st 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.