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

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.

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

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.

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Venue:Altamira Libros, 219 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables

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.

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Venue:Frost Art Museum, Modesto A. Maidique Campus

An unprecedented examination of Rafael Soriano's work, this exhibition curated by Elizabeth Thompson Goizueta focuses on the multiple influences that nurtured a style where, in Soriano's words, "the intimate and the cosmic converge."

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

The Cuban film critic Dean Luis Reyes will discuss the recent trend among young Cuban filmmakers toward more critical and reflexive approaches to social reality.

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

Danny González Lucena's documentary focuses on the Harvard Summer School for Cuban Teachers, which brought nearly 1,300 Cubans to Cambridge in 1900. The goals of the program were to provide educational and cultural enrichment for the teachers and to forge closer ties between Cuba and the United States.

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

Alberto Sosa Cabanas, the recipient of the 2017 Eliana S. Rivero Scholarship in Cuban Studies, will explore multiple visual expressions, particularly samples from Cuban ethnographic photography and pictorial works, as a way to understand the negotiation of Cuban racial imaginaries and politics.

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

Written in verse, with excerpts from José Martí's seminal "Versos sencillos," Emma Otheguy's bilingual book is a beautiful tribute to a brilliant political writer and courageous fighter of freedom for all men and women.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Campus, Green Library 220

CRI Visiting Scholar Jennifer Cearns will examine how Cubans share digital information, much of it originating in Miami, across vast social networks on the island.

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

The Cuban Research Institute is pleased to announce the 13th installment of its annual concert series. This year's concert will be dedicated to Afro-Cuban and Latin jazz, in memory of the renowned Cuban saxophonist and former FIU music professor, Carlos Averhoff, Sr.