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.
Acclaimed novelist, playwright, and journalist Vanessa García explains why she writes, and why she writes about Cuba.
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.
The highly-acclaimed poet, essayist, and memoirist Richard Blanco, is this semester's Betsy-FIU Exile Studies Scholar/Writer-in-Residence.
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.
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.
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."
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.