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The Cuban Diaspora Film Archive

06/25/2022

We're happy to announce the launching of the prototype for the Cuban Diaspora Film Archive (CDfA), directed by Dr. Santiago Juan-Navarro (Department of Modern Languages). The archive will offer a unique digital repository to facilitate, document, and preserve this important part of this diasporic cultural heritage.

FIU News | John F. Stack Jr., Founding Dean of SIPA, Has Passed Away

06/24/2022

We're saddened to share the news of the passing of Dr. John Stack, the founding dean of the FIU Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs. Dr. Stack was a staunch supporter of Cuban and Cuban-American studies.

CRI Hosts New Visiting Scholar from Spain

06/03/2022

Dr. Trinidad L. Vicente is an expert on international migration, particularly in connection with gender and human rights. She will conduct research on the chains of transnational care among Cuban migrants to Spain and the United States.

Upcoming Events

Cuba's Energy Sector: Challenges and Opportunities

06/28/2022 07:00 PM

Dr. Jorge Piñón will highlight Cuba's dependence on Venezuelan oil imports and the possible loss of that supply. As a result, Cuba's electric power system would very likely collapse and bring the island to the brink of an economic, social, and political collapse.

Film Screening and Discussion | A Cuban Documemory

07/14/2022 07:00 PM

"A Cuban Documemory" is a feature-length documentary film by Cuban American filmmaker Marissa Chibás in collaboration with Cuban artist Aissa Santiso. Chibás reflects on her many travels to Cuba since 1993, from her unique perspective as the daughter of an exiled Cuban revolutionary leader and runner up Miss Cuba. This film is a visual memoir that focuses on Chibás’s family stories and the search for home.

Weapons of Mass Migration: Insights and Lessons from U.S.-Cuban Relations, 1965-Present

07/20/2022 01:00 PM

Drawing upon findings from her book, "Weapons of Mass Migration," Dr. Kelly M. Greenhill will offer a detailed exploration of the strategic manipulation of threatened and actual population movements in pursuit of political, economic, and/or military ends. Among other topics, she will explore the 2021 Cuban-Nicaraguan visa-free travel deal, recent migration talks between the U.S. and Cuba, and the markedly increasing number of Cuban migrants seeking to enter the U.S. via the Mexican border.

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