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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.

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

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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.

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The highly-acclaimed poet, essayist, and memoirist Richard Blanco, is this semester's Betsy-FIU Exile Studies Scholar/Writer-in-Residence.

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The Cuban Research Institute will be the academic pillar of CasaCuba, a home for all things Cuban at FIU.

CRI organized a presentation of Dr. Sharon Milagro Marshall's book, "Tell My Mother I Gone to Cuba: Stories of Early Twentieth-Century Migration from Barbados," at Books & Books on September 27.

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This meeting brought together renowned scholars from the social sciences and the humanities and policy experts to study the long-term effects of migration, exile, and diaspora cultures on the Caribbean as well as the United States and Canada.

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Valentina La Rosa earned her Ph.D. in Foreign Language and Communication at the University of Bologna, with a thesis on "Linguistic Perception and Attitudes toward Spanish and English by Bilingual Cuban Speakers."

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Dr. Jorge Duany estimated the magnitude of Puerto Rico's recent exodus to the United States, particularly to Florida, as a result of the ongoing economic downturn, and assessed the multiple effects of population loss in Puerto Rico.

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Leandro Travieso, a former José Antonio Echeverría scholar and FIU graduate, will join the 160 volunteers in the northern African country.

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