Orlando González Esteva interviews Dr. Joseph Hartman, author of the book "Dictator's Dreamscape: How Architecture and Vision Built Machado's Cuba and Invented Modern Havana," which we recently presented at Books & Books.
We're pleased to share the news that Editorial Aduana Vieja has just published a new volume on Cuban identity and postnationalism, edited by Drs. Laura Alonso Gallo and Belén Rodríguez-Mourelo. The book will be presented at the Miami Book Fair on November 21 at 7 PM.
El Nuevo Herald's Sarah Moreno reviews Dr. Déborah Gómez's analysis of the contradictory discourses on sugar on the Island since the late 18th century. CRI recently sponsored the book presentation at Books & Books.
The prominent Cuban-American painter will participate in a panel discussion on his work, deliver a master class, and participate in studio visits and critiques of undergraduate and graduate students' work, as part of the Félix González-Torres Community Art Project at FIU.
Dr. Jorge Duany has been invited to give a public talk titled "So Close and Yet So Far: Changing U.S.-Cuba Relations."
Yoani Sánchez reviews the film "Statistics and Change: A Documentary about Carmelo Mesa-Lago," directed by Carlos Díaz Montero and produced by CRI Visiting Scholar Elaine Acosta.
As Chief Librarian at The Wolfsonian–FIU, Dr. Luca has served as the lead curator of numerous Cuba-related exhibitions and installations, including "Cuban Caricature and Culture: The Art of Massaguer" and "Promising Paradise: Cuban Allure, American Seduction."
The Faculty of Theology of the University of Helsinki has invited Dr. Jorge Duany to be the opponent in a public examination of Petra Kuivala's doctoral dissertation on the Catholic Church in Cuba.
We're happy to welcome the newest member of our board, Ana Gamundi, a writer for film and television who recently relocated to Miami after living several years in Los Angeles.
As of October 9, Cuban Americans may only send a maximum of 1,000 dollars every three months to their relatives on the island. However, no restrictions will be placed on remittances to self-employed workers and independent non-governmental organizations.