Latest News

New Teaching Position on Cuban History at FIU

11/18/2021

The Department of History at Florida International University is searching for an open rank tenure-track or tenured (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) in modern Cuban history (post-1895 period).

CRI Faculty Affiliate Receives Award from the American Psychiatric Association

11/14/2021

We're happy to share the news that Dr. Eugenio Rothe, a faculty member at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, is the recipient of the 2022 Agnes Purcell McGavin Award for Prevention from the American Psychiatric Association. The award recognizes a child and adolescent psychiatrist who has made significant contributions to the prevention of mental disorders in children and adolescents and influenced the general well-being of young people.

CRI in the News | Restaurant Celebrates 50 Years as "Mecca" of Cuban Exile

11/09/2021

Beyond the culinary tradition, the Versailles has also become a forum on Cuban issues where both politicians and exiles come in search of sharing ideas and discussions. At its window you can often see Cubans complaining about the situation on the island, and the car parking lot in front of the restaurant is usually packed with protesters and journalists when there is news about Cuba.

Upcoming Events

Book Presentation | The Kingdom of Childhood: Memoir of My Life in Cuba

01/13/2022 07:00 PM

In this memoir of her life in Cuba until she was fifteen years old when she went into exile, Dr. Uva de Aragón tells the first-person story of her closest relatives, as well as her first games, readings, trips, teachers, schools, and friends. With an agile prose and a fresh look, she reveals the pain of the loss of her father at an early age and the illusions of first loves, as well as delicious anecdotes about cultural personalities she had the privilege of knowing.

Thirteenth Conference on Cuban and Cuban-American Studies | Cuba before and after J11

02/03/2022 08:30 AM

The Cuban Research Institute (CRI) of Florida International University continues its tradition of convening scholars and other persons interested in the study of Cuba and Cuban Americans by holding its Thirteenth Conference. We encourage the submission of panels and papers concentrating on any aspects of the main conference theme, but will consider all submissions relevant to the history, economy, politics, culture, society, and creative expression of Cuba and its diaspora.

Book Presentation | Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away: Memories of Early Cuban Exiles

03/09/2022 07:00 PM

Bringing together an unprecedented number of extensive personal stories, this book shares the triumphs and heartbreaking moments experienced by some of the first Cubans to come to the United States after Fidel Castro took power in 1959. David Powell conducted extensive interviews with fifty-four persons and uses those interviews to tell the story of the refugees who left Cuba between 1959 and the 1962 Missile Crisis, as well as those who embarked on the Freedom Flights (1965-73).

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