More than 180 specialists in different disciplines will participate in our biennial meeting, scheduled for February 14-15, 2019, and focused on the main theme of "Cuba and Puerto Rico: Two Wings of One Bird?"
This year's program is a two-piano extravaganza featuring a variety of Cuban popular musical styles such as mambo, cha cha, bolero, son, danzón, conga, and salsa, including composers like Ignacio Cervantes, Moisés Simons, Miguel Matamoros, Ernesto Lecuona, Dámaso Pérez Prado, and Tito Puente.
Eliecer Jiménez interviews the Cuban-American artist, a member of the CRI Community Advisory Board, on the occasion of the acquisition of one of his paintings by the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C.
CRI Visiting Scholar Nelson Jaime Santana will analyze the causes and consequences of the rising numbers of Cuban professionals and managers who have relocated in Santiago de Chile.
Virtuoso pianists and Cuban brothers Orlay Alonso and Orlando Alonso present an immersive experience that places the audience at the center of the "Golden Era" of Cuban music and entertainment of the 1940s and 1950s.
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.