The second issue of the online journal "Beyond the Sugar Curtain" focuses on "Mobility and Immobility."
Our Visiting Fulbright Scholar, Petra Kuivala, reflects on her year of fieldwork in Miami.
In collaboration with the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies of the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, FIU's Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center will hold a K-16 Summer Teacher Institute, featuring several FIU experts on Cuba.
This conference and book project will delve into the defining moments of Cuba's artistic evolution from a multidisciplinary perspective, including art history, architecture, history, literary criticism, and cultural studies.
Dr. Bárbaro Martínez-Ruiz will look at the formative influences on Mendive's early work and will explore his mainstream academic training, the contextual impact of his local community, and the effect of his African consciousness, specifically the strands of Yoruba culture present in his Cuban heritage.
Ruth Behar's novel is a multicultural coming-of-age narrative—based on the author’s childhood in the 1960s—as a young Cuban-Jewish immigrant girl in New York City.