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The Green School hosts events during the Fall and Spring semesters which are offered to students and the community. Additionally, the Green School archives as many of its events by having them recorded and photographed. To view the videos and photos, please click here

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 220

Join Asian Studies for its Fall 2017 Reception! All faculty and students are welcome. At 2:30 p.m., Dr. Steven Heine will be announcing the new recipient of the Omar K. Carrion Scholarship. Food and Refreshments will be served. For questions, please contact Asian Studies at 305-348-1914 or asian@fiu.edu.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus | SIPA 502

Dr. Albert Sergio Laguna analyzes the significance of the famous comedian Guillermo Alvarez Guedes's jokes in order to understand Cuban-American culture in Miami during the 1970s and 1980s.

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Venue:Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables

Dr. Albert Sergio Laguna's book examines the aesthetic and social logics of a wide range of popular culture forms originating in Miami and Cuba from the 1970s through the 2010s.

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Venue:Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables

Written in verse, with excerpts from José Martí's seminal "Versos sencillos," Emma Otheguy's bilingual book is a beautiful tribute to a brilliant political writer and courageous fighter of freedom for all men and women.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 243

Acting U.S. Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Blanco, Attorney General of El Salvador Douglas Arquimides Melendez Ruiz, Attorney General of Guatemala Thelma Esperanza Aldana Hernandez and Attorney General of Honduras Oscar Fernando Chinchilla Banegas will visit FIU.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 140

Inaugural Keynote Address by Dr. Gustavo Gutiérrez, endowed professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame, and a member of the Peruvian Academy of Language. This event will be presented in Spanish.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 220

The symposium will explore the social and religious movements of the twentieth century that led to the Liberation Theology boom in Latin America. Its final objective is to build a hemisphere-wide digital archive encompassing all of these movements. This event will be presented in Spanish.

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Venue:Altamira Libros

This event will feature book presentations by Ricardo Ramirez, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Las Cruces, New Mexico and Edgar Beltran Acosta, renowned pastor and theologian. It will be presented in Spanish.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, DM 353

This K-12 teacher workshop will provide the opportunity for teachers to converse with Dr. Gustavo Gutiérrez, O.P., Founder, Liberation Theology Movement. Gutiérrez is the endowed professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame and a member of the Peruvian Academy of Language.

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Venue:TBA

Join the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs in welcoming delegations from the five Nordic countries - Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden - as they discuss Nordic Green economy and sustainability. This event is part of the Ruth K. and Shepard Broad Distinguished Lecture Series.

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Venue:Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables

In this book, Dr. Danielle Pilar Clealand analyzes racial ideologies that negate the existence of racism and their effect on racial progress and activism through the lens of Cuba.

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Venue:Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables

Book Presentation featuring Dr. Sharon Milagro Marshall, award-winning journalist and corporate communication professional from Barbados. Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Cuban Research Institute, and the African & African Diaspora Studies Program. Free and open to the public. To RSVP and for more information, please call (305) 348-1991.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Graham Center Ballrooms

The FIU Global Indigenous Forum creates a place for talking, listening and learning about Indigenous issues, perspectives and world views. Join FIU students and faculty for our fifth annual celebration with Indigenous speakers, performers, music and dance. Free and open to the public.

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Venue:TBA

Join the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs for a lecture by Dr. Reza Aslan on Islam and Muslims in today's world. The lecture is part of this year's Geopolitical Summit.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus | SACS 160

Join the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs and its African and African Diaspora Studies Program for the 19th Annual Eric Williams Lecture. Pedro A. Noguera, Distinguished Professor of Education at UCLA, will speak on the topic, "Do Black Lives Matter in the Age of Trump."

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Venue:TBA

World Bank Chief Economist for Latin America Dr. Carlos Vegh will visit FIU. This lecture is part of the Ruth K. and Shepard Broad Distinguished Lecture Series.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 220

This short documentary directed by Richard Abella examines Ernest Hemingway's life and work in Key West, Florida, and the outskirts of Havana, Cuba. In addition to the director, a panel discussion will include the film's co-writer and narrator Raúl Villareal as well as FIU Spanish professor Ricardo Castells.

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Venue:Frost Art Museum, Modesto A. Maidique Campus

An unprecedented examination of Rafael Soriano's work. This exhibition curated by Elizabeth Thompson Goizueta focuses on the multiple influences that nurtured a style where, in Soriano's words, "the intimate and the cosmic converge."

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 220

The Cuban film critic Dean Luis Reyes will discuss the recent trend among young Cuban filmmakers toward more critical and reflexive approaches to social reality.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus | GL 220

Danny González Lucena's documentary focuses on the Harvard Summer School for Cuban Teachers, which brought nearly 1,300 Cubans to Cambridge in 1900. The goals of the program were to provide educational and cultural enrichment for the teachers and to forge closer ties between Cuba and the United States.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Wertheim Performing Arts Center

The Cuban Research Institute is pleased to announce the 13th installment of its annual concert series. This year's concert will be dedicated to Latin jazz, in honor of the renowned Cuban saxophonist and former FIU music professor, Carlos Averhoff, Sr.