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Call for Applications | 2019 Díaz-Ayala Library Travel Grants


The Cuban Research Institute, the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, and the FIU Libraries are pleased to request applications from scholars and graduate students for the spring and early summer 2019. The Díaz-Ayala Library Travel Grants provide the opportunity to conduct research in the special collections and archives related to Cuba and Cuban Americans at the FIU Libraries.

Support for the Embargo on the Rise among Cuban Americans, Reveals FIU Cuba Poll


According to the 2018 FIU Cuba Poll, the longest-running research project measuring Cuban-American public opinion, Cuban Americans in Miami are now evenly split on support for the U.S. embargo of Cuba—a striking contrast to the 2016 poll, where only 37 percent of those surveyed expressed support for the policy. This is the first Cuba Poll conducted since the midterms and the first since President Donald J. Trump took office.

Spring 2019 CRI Newsletter


Our latest newsletter provides an update on our most recent and forthcoming public events, including conferences, lectures, book presentations, film screenings, and concerts.

Upcoming Events

Book Presentation | The Global Edge: Miami in the Twenty-First Century

01/25/2019 08:00 PM

This book by Drs. Alejandro Portes and Ariel Armony traces the history of Miami's rise and the simultaneous emergence of a highly diverse but contentious ethnic mosaic. The existential threat to the future of the city posed by a rising ocean makes Miami a key case study for the pros and cons of present-day, capitalist-led globalization.

19th Annual José Martí Celebration

01/28/2019 08:30 AM

The FIU Libraries invite you to celebrate the life and legacy of Cuban poet and activist José Martí on his 166th birthday.

Welcoming Reception | Cuban-American Studies Association

01/30/2019 05:30 PM

The Cuban-American Studies Association (CASA), together with the Modern Languages Graduate Student Organization and Sigma Delta Pi, invites you to its welcoming reception for Spring 2019. Refreshments will be served.

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