We invite applications from pre-candidacy doctoral students at FIU for the in-person Summer Institute at the University of Illinois at Chicago, a one-week intensive training on comparative Latino Humanities Studies research methodologies and theoretical frameworks to be held on July 7-13, 2024. This is an all-expense-paid program with the possibility of a one-year pre-doctoral research fellowship as an extra year of funding to any existing assistantship/fellowship funding commitment.
More than 110 scholars and graduate students will present papers in our next interdisciplinary and international meeting on Cuba and its diaspora.
Dr. Delia García, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Modern Languages, will be teaching "Cuban Voices: Exploring Contemporary Literature and Cinema" (SPW 4930-U01). The course covers a wide range of topics, including the works of renowned Cuban authors, the historical context of Cuba, and the influence of Cuban culture on the global stage.
The collector and independent researcher Emilio Cueto will offer a visual tour of the many cities outside of Cuba that remember the apostle of Cuban independence in their publications, streets, statues, schools, philately, music, events, organizations, and commercial products.
CRI continues its tradition of convening scholars and other persons interested in the study of Cuba and Cuban Americans by announcing its Fourteenth Conference. The main conference theme will be "The Latinization of Florida: Economic, Political, and Cultural Repercussions." The event will also examine multiple aspects of the history, economy, politics, culture, society, and creative expression of Cuba and its diaspora.
This is the first solo museum exhibition of Cuban artist Juan Carlos Alom, who is recognized for his exploration and documentation of Afro-Cuban culture, displacement, and the environment. Developed in collaboration with the artist, this exhibition will be organized thematically in sections devoted to earth, air, fire, and water.