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Twenty Years of Cuban Americans' Changing Attitudes toward Cuba


Dr. Guillermo J. Grenier analyzes the changes in the opinions of Cuban Americans in South Florida on the topic of U.S./Cuba relations using the FIU Cuba Poll as the database.

Call for Applications | 2018 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 2018. 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.

CRI Spring 2018 Newsletter


We're proud to share our past achievements and plans for the coming semester, including several lectures, panel discussions, book presentations, and film screenings on Cuban and Cuban-American topics.

Upcoming Events

Book Presentation | Revolutionary Horizons: Art and Polemics in 1950s Cuba

01/23/2018 07:00 PM

This pioneering book by Dr. Abigail McEwen offers the first in-depth examination of Cuban art during the 1950s, following the intersecting trajectories of the artist groups "Los Once" and "Los Diez" against a dramatic backdrop of modernization and armed rebellion.

Rafael Soriano: The Abstract Art Movement in Cuba and Beyond

01/24/2018 03:00 PM

This stellar panel will feature curator Elizabeth Thompson Goizueta, art historians Alejandro Anreus and Abigail McEwen, and Hortensia Soriano, Director of the Rafael Soriano Foundation. The panelists will discuss Soriano's place within the abstract art movement in Cuba during the 1950s as well as the changes in his work after moving to the United States in 1962.

Film Screening | Operation Pedro Pan: The Cuban Children's Exodus

01/26/2018 07:00 PM

Directed and produced by Carlos Gutiérrez, this documentary film illustrates the story of the largest recorded child refugee exodus in the Western Hemisphere. This event is sold out.

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