The Cuban Research Institute is happy to announce that the winner is Daniel Zengotita, a master's degree student in Religious Studies at FIU.
In an op ed for "El Nuevo Herald," journalist Olga Connor salutes FIU's initiative to build a global information center about Cuba, based on education, research, public discussion, and the arts.
Several graduate students will represent FIU at the academic gathering, "New Voices in Cuba Studies," to be held at Harvard University.
The University Press of Florida has approved the publication of an interdisciplinary collection of essays, based on an FIU conference and edited by CRI Director Jorge Duany.
María Carla Chicuén has been appointed to lead FIU's CasaCuba, an initiative that will harness the university's scholarly assets to build a leading center to promote global understanding on Cuban affairs and culture, through education, discussion, research, and the arts.
The documentary, "Lezama Lima: Soltar la lengua," was directed by the Cuban filmmaker Ernesto Fundora Hernández, who resides in Mexico.
Drs. Andrea Queeley and Devyn Spence Benson are soliciting contributions for an edited volume of critical essays on the Afro-Cuban film director.
FIU Professor Emeritus Juan A. Martínez will be recognized for his numerous contributions to the study of Cuban and Cuban-American art.
We're pleased to announce the confirmation of a stellar group of scholars that will discuss the historical and cultural links between Cuba and Puerto Rico, as well as their divergent political and economic trajectories.