FIU sociolinguist and CRI Faculty Affiliate Phillip Carter led new research that shows Miami English is its own unique dialect. Dr. Carter defines this dialect as a variety of English with subtle structural influence from Spanish, mostly spoken by native English speakers who are second-, third-, or fourth-generation Latinos.
We're happy to share the news that Maite Morales, a Ph.D. candidate in history, has successfully defended her dissertation on "The Cuban Revolution’s Emotive Regime: A Decade to Remember, 1968–1978."
In the second part of her analysis, CRI Visiting Scholar Elaine Acosta delves into the opinions of Cubans arriving in Miami since 1995.
Cosponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American Center and the Cuban Research Institute, this institute looks beyond Cuba's Cold War conflict and examines a less familiar side of the Cuban story of the 1960s. Scholars and experts on Cuban history, politics, sociology, music, theater, photography, film, and dance provide new insights into the politicization of daily life and expression into 1960s Cuba.
Susannah Rodríguez Drissi's beautiful debut novel, "Until We're Fish," is an unforgettable coming-of-age story, blending the romance, violence, mood, and ethos of the Cuban Revolution. The author will engage in conversation with the Cuban-American writer Vanessa García.