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ASCE will meet at FIU's College of Law on September 15–17, 2022, under the general theme of "Cuba—What Is Happening? Plus, Cuba and the Environment." For the Thirty-Second Annual Meeting of the Association, the ASCE Board has opened the agenda to papers on all aspects of the Cuban economy and the social/economic system.

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Dr. Estíbaliz Santamaría Cadaval will conduct a year-long study of the historical archives of the Casa de Santa Marta de Ortigueira en Miami, a mutual aid society established by descendants of Galician immigrants in Havana in 1928 and reestablished in Miami in 1972.

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"In the Mind's Eye: Landscapes of Cuba" is a groundbreaking exhibition that assembles 19th and 21st century works by U.S. and Cuban artists to explore race, colonialism, nationalism, and the intertwined dynamics of the two nations. The exhibition will feature more than fifty works from distinguished institutions and private collections throughout the United States.

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Kimiko Nicole LeNeave, a Ph.D. candidate in History at the University of California, San Diego, will conduct archival research on the New Song Movement in Cuba and Chile.

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"There's an extraordinary number of Cubans who are migrating to the United States, and most are coming to Miami and Hialeah," said Jorge Duany, director of the Cuban Research Institute at Florida International University (FIU). For Duany, the economic, political, and health crisis that Cuba is undergoing has created a "perfect storm," forcing thousands of people to migrate to the U.S.

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Cuban Americans who fondly remember Coppelia don’t think about the peeling paint or the long queues. "Ice cream connects Cubans, past and present," Sebastián A. Arcos, Florida International University's Cuban Research Institute associate director, explains.

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A collection of essays on the relationship between Cuba and Puerto Rico, edited by Carmen Haydée Rivera and Jorge Duany, will be on the shelves in February 2023 (University Press of Florida). This volume is the first systematic comparative study of Cuba and Puerto Rico from both a historical and contemporary perspective.

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Sergio Angel of Sergio Arboleda University in Bogotá, Colombia, talks to Jorge Duany about the Cuban diaspora to the United States.

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The Cuba Program of Sergio Arboleda University in Bogotá, Colombia, is requesting applications for short-term academic exchange from graduate students, professors, or researchers interested in Cuban studies.

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Since the popular protests of July 11, 2021, Cuba has experienced the worst migratory crisis in its history. Cubanet interviews CRI Director Jorge Duany to understand the interests at play between the two governments and their impact in Miami.

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