Dr. Danielle Clealand, author of "The Power of Race in Cuba," was the co-winner of the W.E.B. DuBois Distinguished Book Award from the National Conference of Black Political Scientists.
The Cuba Program of Sergio Arboleda University in Bogotá, Colombia, has invited Drs. Carmelo Mesa-Lago, Jorge Duany, and Mauricio de Miranda to discuss the current social and economic situation on the island, including relations with Cubans living abroad.
The Cuban Research Institute (CRI) is pleased to announce the 2019 competition for two scholarships to conduct research in Cuba. The Eliana Rivero Scholarship will support graduate student research with an emphasis in the humanities, while the CRI Cuban Studies Scholarship is open to any field.
Dr. Horacio Sierra's presentation will examine how the musical careers of Celia Cruz, Gloria Estefan, and Pitbull have defined and expanded Cuban-American identity over the last sixty years.
Directed by Carlos D. Díaz Montero and produced by Dr. Elaine Acosta, this documentary presents an intimate view of the "Dean of Cuban Studies" and "Master of Social Security in Latin America," Dr. Carmelo Mesa-Lago. His personal and academic history is told as a counterpoint between chance and the tireless pursuit of objectivity.
Dr. Lillian Guerra will discuss her current work with the Díaz-Ayala Collection, dealing with the lyrics and relationship between new musical forms produced in Cuba in the late 1960s through the early 1980s to the evolving patriots-or-traitors paradigm within which the state disciplined—and then rehabilitated and finally coopted—some of its most famous revolutionary singer-song writers.