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Events

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:Graham Center 243

Since April of this year, Nicaragua has been engulfed in political instability as a result of the government's extreme and violent response to demands for changes in the political system. Former Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis Rivera will join Richard Feinberg of the Brookings Institution, Jose Miguel Cruz, research director of LACC, and Frank Mora, LACC director, for a discussion of the origins of the crisis and the consequences for democracy and stability in Central America.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library 220

Directed by Ernesto Fundora Hernández, "Lezama Lima: Speaking Freely" ("Lezama Lima: soltar la lengua") surveys the life and work of one of the most complex and interesting writers in the Spanish language.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library 220

The third centenary of the publication of Don Quixote was celebrated throughout the Spanish-speaking world, but the Cuban commemoration was particularly problematic because of the social divisions that remained on the Island following the recent War of Independence. Dr. Ricardo Castells analyzes how the speeches of four of the University's professors reflected an early optimism about the young Republic's boundless opportunities, even as they dealt with the Island's recent colonial history.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library 220

Cuban musicologist Eurydice Losada will present a project, developed by musicians, creators, and promoters of art and culture, to integrate Hispanic children into U.S. society through music.

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Venue:FIU Biscayne Bay Campus - Wolfe University Ballrooms

A multi-agency Gambian delegation will visit the United States in October 2018. It has for mission to explain why and how the New Gambia is open for renewed business investments and partnerships with Gambian/African Diaspora communities, and U.S. Public, Educational, and Business Entities.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library 220

Leonardo Falcón, a Ph.D. candidate in History, presents the latest findings of his doctoral dissertation research in Mexico, Chile, Spain and Cuba, which has determined the efforts to establish an Inquisition Tribunal in Havana to counteract the English establishment of Jamestown, Virginia, in 1607.

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

This book by Dr. Robert Ceresa studies civic organizations as the heart of the story of the social and political power and influence of Miami's Cuban community.

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Venue:Coral Gables Congregational United Church of Christ 3010 De Soto Boulevard Coral Gables, FL 33134

A Rabbi, an Imam and a Pastor Tell Us How. Longtime friends Rabbi Steven Engel of the Congregation of
Reform Judaism of Orlando, Senior Imam Muhammad Musri
of the Islamic Society of Central Florida, and the Rev. Bryan
Fulwider, formerly of the First Congregational Church of Winter
Park, take a religiously inclusive approach to improving our
world.

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

Book launch and reception presented by the FIU English Department, Holocaust Studies Initiative, and Center for Women's and Gender Studies

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Venue:TBA

Events will recognize the contributions, cultures, and perspectives of indigenous peoples. The week's activities and events are organized and sponsored by the student club, the Global Indigenous Group (GIG) and the FIU Global Indigenous Forum (GIF).

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library 220

This presentation by Dr. Don E. Walicek discusses the infractions on freedom that have taken place within and around Guantánamo Bay since it was seized by U.S. troops in 1898 during the Spanish-American War.

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Venue:Ruth K. and Shepard Broad Auditorium (SIPA 125)

Join us for a half-day conference bringing together leading scholars and practitioners from FIU and throughout the community, to explore the current landscape and future possibilities of immigration and immigration reform, particularly as it relates to South Florida. The event will feature panel discussions on topics such as the local realities of immigration, the criminalization of immigration and immigrant status.

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

This book, edited by Don E. Walicek and Jessica Adams, explores the humanities as an insightful platform for understanding and responding to the military prison at Guantánamo Bay, other manifestations of "Guantánamo" and the contested place of freedom in American Empire.

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

Repeatedly and powerfully throughout Cuban history, the mulata, a woman of mixed racial identity, features prominently in Cuban visual and performative culture. Tracing the figure, Dr. Alison Fraunhar looks at the representation and performance in both elite and popular culture.

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Venue:Frost Art Museum, 10975 SW 17th St, Miami

"Relational Undercurrents" is the first major survey of twenty-first century art of the Caribbean, including Cuba, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico. The exhibition opens after a panel discussion featuring curator Tatiana Flores, artists Adler Guerrier and Charo Oquet, and anthropologist Dr. Andrea J. Queeley.

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Venue:Miami-Dade County Auditorium, 2901 W Flagler St, Miami

The well-known pianist will play from his extensive repertoire of Cuban and international music, accompanied by the singer Cristy Arias, the Duo Contraste, and dancers Darcy and Odaray.

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Venue:FIU - MMC - Green Library Resources Center - GL 156

"Conversations On Europe" connects top experts from around the United States and Europe to discuss contemporary issues facing Europe and the Transatlantic relationship.

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Venue:FIU - MMC - GL 220

Roundtable on 'The EU-China Relations'

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Venue:Vizcaya

"Building urban resilience through networks and communities: lessons from Athens, Greece"

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

This comparative analysis by Drs. Elaine Acosta González, Florencia Picasso Risso, and Valentina Perrotta González examines the public policies and social programs toward the aged population in three different countries.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Graham Center 140

Organized by "The Humanities Edge: Creating a Pathway to Diversified Scholarship," this panel discussion will recount the unwritten and half-forgotten histories of the city, including the experiences of Bahamian, Puerto Rican, Cuban, and Haitian immigrants.

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Venue:Hyatt Regency Miami

The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Conference and Expo 2018 – hosted by Florida International University in partnership with New America and supported by NICE – will bring together leading practitioners, employers and scholars to explore ways of developing a skilled cybersecurity workforce ready to meet the challenges of the future.

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Venue:Port-au-Prince, Haiti

The 2018 conference theme calls for presentations on the search for knowledge on and about Haiti, and the work of creation and innovation that advances the field of Haitian Studies through new modes of production and data collection in the sciences, the arts, and humanities.

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Venue:FIU - BBC - Mary Ann Wolfe Theater

Polish Play on "Pola Negri", the extraordinary life of Polish stage and actress Pola Negri by the Polish Canadian Theater in Toronto.

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Venue:FIU - MMC - Green Library Resources Center - GL 156

"Conversations On Europe" connects top experts from around the United States and Europe to discuss contemporary issues facing Europe and the Transatlantic relationship.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library 220

Focusing on the province of Matanzas, Cuba, Maite Morales, a Ph.D. candidate in history, will analyze everyday life and the impact of the Soviet presence in Cuban consumer culture and consumption patterns during the 1970s.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Deuxieme Maison 353

CRI Visiting Scholar Nelson Jaime Santana will analyze the causes and consequences of the rising numbers of Cuban professionals and managers who have relocated in Santiago de Chile.

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Venue:FIU Wertheim Performing Arts Center, 10910 SW 17th St., Miami

Virtuoso pianists and Cuban brothers Orlay Alonso and Orlando Alonso present an immersive experience that places the audience at the center of the "Golden Era" of Cuban music and entertainment of the 1940s and 1950s.

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Venue:FIU - MMC - Green Library Resources Center - GL 156

"Conversations On Europe" connects top experts from around the United States and Europe to discuss contemporary issues facing Europe and the Transatlantic relationship.