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CRI in the News: Humberto Calzada's Nomadic Cuban House in a Documentary by Jiménez Almeida

10/19/2017

Humberto Calzada's house is the ideal Cuban house or, better still, the idealized memory of the building that gathers the essence of the island's colonial architecture.

"Mi Tacita": A Personal Reflection by a Second-Generation Cuban-American Author

10/12/2017

Acclaimed novelist, playwright, and journalist Vanessa García explains why she writes, and why she writes about Cuba.

A "War of the Decibels" in Cuba

10/10/2017

CRI Faculty Affiliate Dr. Michael Bustamante assesses the chilling effects of the "sonic attacks" on U.S. diplomats in Havana on U.S.-Cuba relations.

Upcoming Events

"Cargo esta marginalidad...:" Transdisciplinary Thinking in Lourdes Casal

10/23/2017 12:00 PM

Dr. Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel will examine how Lourdes Casal proposed the need to question disciplinary boundaries in Latin American, Caribbean, Latino, and Cuban studies.

Film Screening and Discussion | Hemingway: Between Key West and Cuba

10/26/2017 07:00 PM

This short documentary directed by Richard Abella examines Ernest Hemingway's life and work in Key West, Florida (1931–39), and the outskirts of Havana, Cuba (1939–60). In addition to the director, a panel discussion will include the film's cowriter and narrator Raúl Villareal, and FIU Spanish professor Ricardo Castells.

Book Presentation | Adiós mi Habana: An Autobiographical Comic Book

10/27/2017 08:00 PM

Through the format of the graphic novel, Anna Veltfort offers a glimpse into a chapter of Cuban history that has never been told before, as she recounts the years she and her family spent in Havana during the 1960s and early 1970s.

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