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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library 220

Directed by Ernesto Fundora Hernández, "Lezama Lima: Speaking Freely" ("Lezama Lima: soltar la lengua") surveys the life and work of one of the most complex and interesting writers in the Spanish language.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library 220

The third centenary of the publication of Don Quixote was celebrated throughout the Spanish-speaking world, but the Cuban commemoration was particularly problematic because of the social divisions that remained on the Island following the recent War of Independence. Dr. Ricardo Castells analyzes how the speeches of the University of Havana's professors reflected an early optimism about the young Republic's boundless opportunities, even as they dealt with the Island's recent colonial history.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library 220

Cuban musicologist Eurydice Losada will present a project, developed by musicians, creators, and promoters of art and culture, to integrate Hispanic children into U.S. society through music.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library 220

Leonardo Falcón, a Ph.D. candidate in History, presents the latest findings of his dissertation research in Mexico, Chile, Spain and Cuba, which has determined the efforts to establish an Inquisition Tribunal in Havana to counteract the English establishment of Jamestown, Virginia, in 1607.

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Venue:Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables

This book by Dr. Robert Ceresa studies civic organizations as the heart of the story of the social and political power and influence of Miami's Cuban community.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library 220

This presentation by Dr. Don E. Walicek discusses the infractions on freedom that have taken place within and around Guantánamo Bay since it was seized by U.S. troops in 1898 during the Spanish-American War.

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Venue:Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables

This book, edited by Drs. Don E. Walicek and Jessica Adams, explores the humanities as an insightful platform for understanding and responding to the military prison at Guantánamo Bay, other manifestations of "Guantánamo," and the contested place of freedom in American Empire.

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Venue:Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables

Repeatedly and powerfully throughout Cuban history, the mulata, a woman of mixed racial identity, features prominently in Cuban visual and performative culture. Tracing the figure, Dr. Alison Fraunhar looks at the representation and performance in both elite and popular culture.

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Venue:Frost Art Museum, 10975 SW 17th St, Miami

"Relational Undercurrents" is the first major survey of twenty-first century art of the Caribbean, including Cuba, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico. The exhibition opens after a panel discussion featuring curator Tatiana Flores, artists Adler Guerrier and Charo Oquet, and anthropologist Dr. Andrea J. Queeley.

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Venue:Miami-Dade County Auditorium, 2901 W Flagler St, Miami

The well-known pianist will play from his extensive repertoire of Cuban and international music, accompanied by the singer Cristy Arias, the Duo Contraste, and dancers Darcy and Odaray.

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Venue:Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables

This comparative analysis by Drs. Elaine Acosta González, Florencia Picasso Risso, and Valentina Perrotta González examines the public policies and social programs toward the aged population in three different countries.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Student Academic Success Center (SASC) 150

Organized by "The Humanities Edge: Creating a Pathway to Diversified Scholarship," this panel discussion will recount the unwritten and half-forgotten histories of the city, including the experiences of Bahamian, Puerto Rican, Cuban, and Haitian immigrants.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library 220

Focusing on the province of Matanzas, Cuba, Maite Morales, a Ph.D. candidate in History, will analyze everyday life and the impact of the Soviet presence in Cuban consumer culture and consumption patterns during the 1970s.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Deuxieme Maison 353

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.

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Venue:FIU Wertheim Performing Arts Center, 10910 SW 17th St., Miami

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.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Graham Center Ballrooms

The Cuban Research Institute continues its tradition of convening scholars and other persons interested in the study of Cuba and Cuban Americans by announcing its 12th Conference. The main theme of the 2019 conference will be "Cuba and Puerto Rico: Two Wings of One Bird?"