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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:Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Florida International University

The International Conference on Thinking (ICOT) fosters collegial exchange and educational development around the topic of thinking as interpreted across disciplines and cultures. The conference is co-sponsored by Florida International University, Visible Thinking South Florida and the Association for Thinking and Learning, with the support of the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center.

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

This collection of essays by Jorge Sanguinetty focuses on the misery of political economy and the institutions that have managed recent changes in Cuba's economy, as well as provides glimpses of future solutions based on solid realism.

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

The Lummi Nation of Washington State will come to Miami to end their 23-day journey transporting a 16-foot totem pole to bring attention to their kin relationship with killer whales. It is a journey about the trauma and resilience of the killer whale, their unique place in the cosmology of the indigenous peoples and their importance to the natural order. This event is organized by the FIU student club, the Global Indigenous Group.

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Venue:Student Academic Success Center Auditorium

A one-hour documentary, inspired by the book ‘Resilience-The Ultimate Sustainability’ and featuring FIU Extreme Events Institute Director Dr. Richard Olson, communicates what ordinary people around the world can do to make their homes safe and hazard-resilient. The film will be followed by a panel discussion featuring Olsen; former FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate; Julie Rochman, former CEO of Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety; and Aris Papadopoulos, EEI Expert in Resilience.

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Venue:Florida International University, Frost Museum, 11200 Southwest 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199

FIU METROPOLITAN CENTER CORDIALLY INVITES YOU TO ITS: 20th Anniversary Celebration!

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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 or e-mail Kiki Mutis, kmutis@fairchildgarden.org.

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Venue:TBA

The XXIV Inter-American Conference of Mayors and Local Authorities will focus on “Building Better Communities, from Economic Development to Sustainability.” The conference is sponsored by the Government of Miami-Dade County, the Center for Democracy and Good Governance, the Institute for Public Management and Community Service, the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs at Florida International University and the World Bank.

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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. Madique Campus, Deuxième Maison 353

This lecture by Jorge Camacho will assess Carlos Ripoll's contributions to our understanding of José Martí, and how Camacho's research project has led him to publish more than 50 previously unknown chronicles that Martí wrote while living in New York in the 1880s.

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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.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Deuxième Maison 353

Fulbright Scholar Dr. Anna Kaganiec-Kamieńska will focus on the linguistic situation and cultural identity in Puerto Rico.

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

CRI Visiting Scholar Estíbaliz Santamaría Cadaval will showcase one of the most important examples of the visibility achieved by the Galician song: "Cántiga, Unha noite," composed by the Galician poet Curros Enríquez and musicians Alonso Salgado and José Castro "Chané."

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

Historically rich and engrossing, this book by Lisandro Pérez analyzes the major forces that shaped the Cuban community in New York, but also tells the stories of individuals and families that made up the fabric of a little-known immigrant world that represents the origins of the city's dynamic Latino presence.

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

This book, edited by Don E. Walicek and Jessica Adams, explores the humanities as an insightful platform for understanding and responding to the military prison at Guantánamo Bay, other manifestations of "Guantánamo" and the contested place of freedom in American Empire.