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.
We're happy to welcome Thalia Paulete as our new College Work Study student. Thalia is in her junior year at FIU, majoring in Finance at the College of Business.
We're happy to share our accomplishments during the last semester and our plans for the fall.
Directed by Ernesto Fundora Hernández, "Lezama Lima: Speaking Freely" ("Lezama Lima: soltar la lengua") surveys the life and work of one of the most complex and interesting writers in the Spanish language.
The third centenary of the publication of Don Quixote was celebrated throughout the Spanish-speaking world, but the Cuban commemoration was particularly problematic because of the social divisions that remained on the Island following the recent War of Independence. Dr. Ricardo Castells analyzes how the speeches of the University of Havana's professors reflected an early optimism about the young Republic's boundless opportunities, even as they dealt with the Island's recent colonial history.
Cuban musicologist Eurydice Losada will present a project, developed by musicians, creators, and promoters of art and culture, to integrate Hispanic children into U.S. society through music.