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