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The FIU African and African Diaspora Studies Program and the Universidad Andina Simon Bolivar in Quito, Ecuador have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop collaborative programs in African diaspora studies and Latin American cultural studies.
On July 5, 2014, 40 students, professionals and policymakers across the country will be attending a prestigious, two-week energy seminar in Baku, Azerbaijan. Among the many who applied and the few who were accepted is FIU’s very own Melisa Balos, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Politics and International Relations.
The Cuban Research Institute is having an event with Madeline Cámara Betancourt, Associate Professor of World Languages at the University of South Florida. She will lecture on the cultural, political, and literary events as "crossroads" that have generated alternative thoughts in the quest for a Cuban identity after 1959.
The Cuban Research Institute is hosting a book presentation of Dr. Lillian Guerra's new book of short stories. The book seeks to understand the experience of exile as a complex mixture of different cultures.
The twentieth anniversary of the "balsero" crisis is a propitious occasion to reexamine several key issues raised by the contemporary Cuban diaspora. The Cuban Research Institute has invited a distinguished group of scholars, artists, and professionals who were directly involved with this crisis.
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