The José Antonio Echeverría Foundation has announced that this year's grant will be awarded to Katheryne Mena.
More than 70 scholars, writers, and graduate students will participate in the event, to be held at FIU on November 9–10, 2016.
Katheryne Mena, a third-year major in politics, was awarded $4,000 to cover part of her tuition, books, and other educational expenses.
The FIU Music Festival will present over 12 concerts of music from Classical to Jazz to Latin America, performed by some of the best local, national, and international performers, ensembles, and orchestra.
Pedro G. Menocal details the diverse history of the Spanish language in Cuba, embracing the hilarious and historic value of words and their interpretations.
Dr. Michael Bustamante will examine how the Cuban revolutionary state's evolving models of self-representation reached a peak of retrospective simplification during the 1970s.