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Join the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs for the U.S. launch of the book En cuerpo y alma: Ser mujer en tiempos de Franco. In this searching analysis of the role of gender in Francoist Spain, author Aurora Morcillo discusses the symbolic relationship between the dictatorial rule of Franco and the female body as an allegory of the nation.
Join the Steven J. Green of International and Public Affairs and the Office of Student Affairs Career and Talent Development Department for an informational briefing on Exploring Internships through The Washington Center.
FIU Biscayne Bay Campus, Wolfe University Center (WUC) Theatre
Together with the FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management and CRI, the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center is sponsoring a panel discussion on the current status and future prospects of Cuba's tourist industry.
Book presentation "History Will Absolve Me" featuring book author, Dr. Brian Latell. Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy, and Cuban Research Institute. Part of LACC's Governance and Security Program. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.
Join the Department of Politics and International Relations as Dr. Tickner will discuss Critical International Relations scholarship (such as that developed within feminism, postcolonialism and decolonialism), particularly its emphasis on the importance of situated and marginalized knowledges about the world for thinking distinctly about global politics and for making alternative global order.
Join the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center for a conversation by Congressman Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House of Foreign Affairs Committee. Sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center. Part of LACC's Governance and Security Program of Excellence. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.
Join the Middle East Studies Program for a lecture by Mitra Ahmadinejad, Ph.D. student and graduate assistant in FIU's Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work as she discusses this growing refugee crisis in the Middle East.
Coral Gables Congregational United Church of Christ, 3010 De Soto Boulevard Coral Gables, FL 33134
Join the Florida Grand Opera and the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs for a special presentation exploring the life and times of Cuban poet and dissident Reinaldo Arenas. The event will feature personal reflections by members the South Florida community who knew Arenas, along with music from the opera Before Night Falls by Cuban American composer Jorge Martín.
Due to severe weather in the Northeast, this event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Join the Middle East Studies Program as Ambassador William Luers contemplates the future of the Nuclear Deal and U.S.- Iran relations.
Join the Holocaust Studies Initiative for its inaugural Dr. Lawrence and Suzanne Fishman Scholar-in-Residence lecture by Dr. Michael Berenbaum, American Jewish University. Dr. Berenbaum's lecture will probe what appropriate and inappropriate invocations of the Holocaust and provide criteria by which to judge.
Presentation by Damien Levie, head of Trade and Agriculture Section, Delegation of the European Union to the United States on "Opportunities and Challenges for the Transatlantic Economic Relationship."
FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Graham Center Ballrooms
The Cuban Research Institute continues its tradition of convening scholars, graduate students, and others interested in the study of Cuba and its diaspora through this conference from February 23rd to February 25th.
FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC Middle Ballroom
Join the Cuban Research Institute for a film screening of Cuban director Marcelo Martín's first feature-length documentary takes him on a single-wagon train from Morón to Punta Alegre in the province of Ciego de Ávila in central Cuba.
Join the Spanish and Mediterranean Studies Program for the TotalBank Distinguished Speaker Series "Mediterranean Modernism: Intercultural Exchange and Aesthetic Development, 1880-1945." This presentation, on the book of the same name, will explore how Modernist movements all across the Mediterranean basin differed from those of other regions.
Join us for the 2017 Hemispheric Security Conference hosted by the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy and the Kimberly Green Latin American Caribbean Center. The theme for this year's conference is "Security in the Changing Geopolitical Landscape." This conference is co-sponsored by the U.S. Army War College, the Intelligence Community-Center for Academic Excellence, and U.S. Southern Command.
Join the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs and the Consulate General of Mexico in Miami for a timely and compelling conversation about current relations between Mexico and the United States.
Despite Puerto Rico's ongoing colonial dilemma, Jorge Duany argues that Puerto Ricans display a strong national identity as a Spanish-speaking, Afro-Hispanic-Caribbean nation. In this book, Duany takes on the task of educating readers on the most important facets of the unique, troubled, but much beloved "Isla del Encanto."
The Gordon Institute invites you to the second of a three part "Intelligence Successes and Failure Series," hosted by Dr. Brian Latell, a Senior Research Associate at JGI and former CIA analyst. Workshop is open to all FIU students, preference given to students in the National Security Studies Certificate. Take the opportunity to hear about history's greatest intelligence successes and failures from the perspective of a former CIA intelligence analyst.
Join the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs and the Václav Havel Program for Human Rights and Diplomacy for a half-day conference exploring the role of memory in conflict and reconciliation. A distinguished group of scholars and practitioners will articulate diverse perspectives on the nature of memory, its role in public discourse, and the ways it can both feed conflict and promote reconciliation.
Join the Green School for a conversation with Khalilah Camacho-Ali, former wife of boxing champion Muhammad Ali, who was detained by authorities at the Fort Lauderdale Airport with her son, Muhammad Ali, Jr., and questioned repeatedly about their faith.
The Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy and Career and Talent Development Department welcomes the CIA to FIU. Representatives will discuss career opportunities available at the world's premier intelligence agency, during a special two-hour event.
Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
FIU MMC, SIPA Gallery, First Floor
A celebration of the songs of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen featuring Dr. Steven Heine, Distinguished Professor Dr. Tudor Parfitt and UC-Santa Barbara Professor Elliot R. Wolfson along with musical accompaniment.
This panel discussion, including Drs. Alejandro Portes, Lorenzo Cachón Rodríguez, and Richard Tardanico, will focus on how the children of immigrants are coping with the challenges of adaptation to Spanish society.
Join the Cuban Research Institute for a lecture by Dr. Melissa Fuster, as she discusses the differences in traditional Hispanic Caribbean cuisines from countries such as Cuba, Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic and how they are defined and experienced in New York City.
FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus | Graham Center Ballrooms (GC)
Join FIU's Global Indigenous Community as they host a celebration of indigenous culture, sharing their heritage, roots, stores, dances, music and bring the indigenous voice and awareness to the FIU community.
Join the Green School for U.S.–Russia Relations: Is This Cold War 2? - Presentation by Mark Medish and Ralph S. Clem, Moderated by Markus Thiel. Mark Medish is CEO of The Messina Group International, a strategic consulting firm dedicated to global advisory services and investments. He was special assistant to President Bill Clinton during his presidential term.
Join the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs and the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center for a book presentation by Craig A. Deare on his book "A Tale of Two Eagles."
FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus | GC Pit and Room 243
Join The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs and the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center for a Bolivian carnival featuring a costume exhibit, typical dances and panel discussion.
Join the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs and the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center's Haitian Studies Program of Excellence for a presentation by Symbi Roots, female only rara musical group.
Coral Gables Congregational United Church of Christ, 3010 De Soto Boulevard, Coral Gables, FL 33134
Join the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs and Coral Gables Congregational Church–United Church of Christ for a special celebration of Earth Day, featuring an interfaith conversation from a Native American perspective.
The Jean Monnet European Union Center of Excellence at the University of Pittsburgh and Florida International University have joined together with the European Union Studies association to assemble a panel of experts to explore the state of transatlantic relations after the first one hundred days fo the Trump Presidency.
FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus | SIPA Language Lab, 230
Join the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs and the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center for a 2-day workshop designed for Haitian-Creole instructors, led by Marlene Johnshoy, Online Education Program Director and web manager at the Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition.
Film screening of Toussaint Louverture during the Haitian Heritage Month launch. Sponsored by Miami Book Fair Miami Dade College and Ayiti Images. Co-sponsored by the Green Family Foundation, Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Consulate General of Haiti in Miami, and Miami Film Festival, among others. Tickets available for purchase. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894
Miami Hispanic Cultural Arts Center | 111 SW 5th Ave, Miami, FL 33130.
Miami Hispanic Cultural Arts Center | 111 SW 5th Ave, Miami, FL 33130.
The Eco-Theater Lab is a creative workshop for artists and environmental experts to confront pressing questions about humanity's relationship to our planet through the lens of theater. Produced by Siren Arts and facilitated by Jeremy Pickard of Superhero Clubhouse in NYC, the laboratories will take place in partnership with FIU's Eco-Humanities project at the Department of History and the Green School of International and Public Affairs.
Join the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs and the Cuban Research Institute for a lecture by Dr. Enrico Mario Santí, where he will discuss Carlos Ripoll's research on José Martí, his legacy and what Ripoll called repeatedly "the falsification of José Martí in present-day Cuba."
Join the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs and the Cuban Research Institute for a lecture by Dr. Marta Hernández Candelas, where she will discuss the repertoire of children's songs from Cuba and other Caribbean countries.
Join the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs and the Cuban Research Institute for a lecture by
Vicky Jassey, as she reflects on the lived experiences of professional Cuban musicians consecrated to the batá drums
and the changing landscape of their world.
Conference featuring FIU's President, Mark B. Rosenberg, Frank Mora, LACC, José Miguel Cruz, LACC, and Jonathan Rosen, JGI. Co-sponsored by FIU’s Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC), Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy (JGI) and El Salvador’s National Development Foundation (FUNDE). Free and open to the public. Please call (305) 348-2894 for more information. Event will be broadcast live at http://webcast.fiu.edu/
Since 1996, IPMCS has worked with Miami-Dade County to organize the Inter-American Conference of Mayors and Local Authorities, which annually brings to Miami more than 600 mayors and city council members from all over Latin America and the Caribbean.
FIU MMC - Rafael Diaz-Balart Hall (College of Law)
Panel discussion and Q&A featuring experts in the region. Co-sponsored by Alianza Americas, American Friends Service Committee, Catholic Legal Services of the Archdiocese of Miami, FIU's College of Law Carlos A. Costa Immigration and Human Rights Clinic and Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, and Kids in Need of Defense, among others. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call contact Juan Gomez at email@example.com.
Kevin Hill, Associate Professor in the Department of Politics and International Relations, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 29, 2017. The Department of Politics and International Relations will host a Celebration of Life on Friday, June 16, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
The Cuban Research Institute will hold a one-day conference and book project that will assess the significance of Cuban and Cuban-American art and delve into the defining moments of Cuba's artistic evolution from a multidisciplinary perspective, including art history, architecture, history, literary criticism, and cultural studies.
Cernuda Arte, 3155 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Coral Gables
Join the Green School for a lecture featuring Dr. Bárbaro Martínez-Ruiz, Associate Professor of African and African Diaspora Art History and Head of the Department of Art & Art History & Discourse of Art at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and Cuban Research Institute. Part of LACC’s US Department of Education Title VI-Funded Distinguished Speaker Series. This event is free and open to the public.
The MAGA program prepares students to tackle some of the world’s toughest security challenges including transnational crime, cyber security, human rights, surveillance and intelligence gathering, religious conflict, immigration and refugee flows, global terrorism, business risk and more.
Join FIU in DC for a non-partisan dialogue on how the rise of fake news, talk of alternative facts, and concerns over free speech are shaping the way national media outlets report news.
Representatives from across the political spectrum and major media will be represented.
Lecture and Q&A featuring Carl Juste, Photojournalist, Miami Herald and Iris Photo Collective. In Haitian Creole. Part of LACC’s 20th Annual Haitian Summer Institute Lecture Series, LACC’s Foreign Language Across the Curriculum (FLAC) Lecture Series, and LACC’S Haitian Studies Program of Excellence. Free and open to the public. For more information or to RSVP, please call LACC at (305) 348-2894.
This workshop focuses on the the future of Cuba and examines the role of Cuban exiles and U.S. politicians in the 21st century. This workshop is a collaboration between Florida International University (FIU) Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, UW-Whitewater, UW-Madison Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies (LACIS) and the UW-Milwaukee Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS).Registration required.
Lecture and Q&A in Haitian Creole featuring Dr. Herns Marcelin, Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Miami. Lecture part of LACC’s 20th Annual Haitian Summer Institute Lecture Series, LACC’s Foreign Language Across the Curriculum (FLAC) Lecture Series, and LACC’S Haitian Studies Program of Excellence. Free and open to the public. For more information or to RSVP, please call LACC at (305) 348-2894
Finding Oscar is the feature length documentary about the search for justice in the case of the Dos Erres massacre in Guatemala in 1982. That search leads to the trail of two little boys, Oscar and Ramiro, who were abducted during the slaughter and raised by some of the very soldiers who had murdered their families. These boys offer the only living evidence that ties the Guatemalan government to the massacre.
Master class in Haitian Dance and Folklore featuring the Louines Louinis Haitian Dance Theater. Conducted in Haitian Creole. Part of LACC's 20th Annual Haitian Summer Institute Lecture Series. Part of LACC's FLAC Lecture Series. Sponsored by LACC. Event is free and open to the public. Call (305) 348-2894 for more information.
Lecture and Q&A featuring Rodny Estéus, Member, The Academy of Haitian Creole, Republic of Haiti. In Haitian Creole. Part of LACC’s 20th Annual Haitian Summer Institute Lecture Series, LACC’s Foreign Language Across the Curriculum (FLAC) Lecture Series, and LACC’S Haitian Studies Program of Excellence. Free and open to the public. For more information or to RSVP, please call LACC at (305) 348-2894.
Presentation by author Ruth Behar, with commentary by Richard Blanco. Ruth Behar's novel is a multicultural coming-of-age narrative—based on the author’s childhood in the 1960s—as a young Cuban-Jewish immigrant girl in New York City.
Workshop featuring discussions, hands-on activities and field work for K-12 teachers. Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, The Education Effect, The Office of Global Learning Initiatives, Digital Library of the Caribbean-dLOC, and Miami Dade county Public Schools. Made possible through LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.
The Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy and Career and Talent Development Department welcomes the CIA to Florida International University. Representatives will discuss career opportunities available at the world’s premier intelligence agency, during a special two-hour event.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Coral Gables Art Cinema | 260 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables
In director Fernando Pérez's latest film, Havana is a crumbling dowager-in-waiting whose lover has overstayed his absence beyond expectation. Pérez is Cuba's greatest living filmmaker and "Last Days in Havana" is his finest film to date.
Conversations On Europe connects top experts from around the United States and Europe to discuss contemporary issues facing Europe and the Transatlantic relationship. Using both personal and institutional videoconference technology, panelists take questions and interact with audiences at the University of Pittsburgh and at remote sites in the U.S. and Europe.
Join the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs as we welcome former FIU faculty and research fellow, the Hon. Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera, President of the Republic of Costa Rica. President Solís will be presented with the FIU Presidential Gold Medallion, the highest honor the university bestows upon heads of state and other high ranking public officials. Following the presentation, President Solís will join us for an open discussion about Costa Rica.
The Jack D. Gordon Institute and the Career and Talent Development Department welcomes the CIA to Florida International University for an interactive, intelligence-based simulation. Students will have the opportunity to learn analytic skillsets required for a career as an intelligence analyst.
The Jack D. Gordon Institute and the Career and Talent Development Department welcomes the CIA to Florida International University for an analytic and critical-thinking writing workshop. Students will have the opportunity to learn analytic skillsets required for a career as an intelligence analyst.
Panel discussion on the 2016/2017 AmericasBarometer Regional Release featuring key experts on democratic governance. Panelists include FIU's Department of Politics & International Relations Astrid Arrarás and Associate Professor Barry Levitt, among others.
The European and Eurasian Studies Program, in collaboration with the European Student Association, is pleased to premiere a series of European Films during the semester. The first of these is a French film: "L'Auberge Espagnole."
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.
The PICASSO project is organizing a policy webinar that will discuss and refine policy recommendations designed to improve EU/US ICT-orientated collaborations – specifically in three technological domains: 5G networks, Big Data and the Internet of Things/Cyberphysical systems (IoT/CPS).
Due to hurricane Irma, this event has been postponed. A future date will be announced soon. 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.
Congressman and Democrat Patrick Murphy, a businessman and accountant who served as the U.S. Representative for Florida's 18th congressional district from 2013 to 2017, and Congressman and Republican David Jolly, an attorney and former U.S. Representative for Florida's 13th congressional district, will visit FIU to discuss the state of the republic in the U.S.
This roundtable panel discussion will feature Hon. Annette Klein, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany, and Jeff Maslanik, PhD student in International Relations. The moderator will be Markus Thiel, Director of the Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence as well as European & Eurasian Studies.
Miami-Dade County Auditorium, 2901 W Flagler St, Miami, FL
The renowned Cuban pianist will play songs from the Cuban, Spanish, Latin American and international repertoire. His performance guests will be singer Cristy Arias, guitarist Juan Areco and dancers Darcy and Odaray.
The Exile Studies Program, together with the Cuban Research Institute, invites you to a panel discussion with Cuban-American poet Richard Blanco, the Betsy/FIU Scholar/Writer-in-Residence during the fall semester of 2017.
This event brings together female thought leaders and practitioners to discuss the current status of women in the cybersecurity profession. The conversation will analyze the benefits of increased diversity and strategies that can be implemented to promote diversity in the cybersecurity workforce.
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."
This conversation about Russian intervention in Estonia and other geopolitical trends will feature former Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs Marina Kaljurand, Senior Fellow at the FIU Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs and former United States Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor David Kramer and JGI Director Brian Fonseca.
As the World Bank Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean, Dr. Carlos Vegh oversees a team of economists charged with providing intellectual leadership, economic analysis and advice on the development issues facing that region. He has taught economics at Johns Hopkins University and UCLA. This lecture is part of the Ruth K. and Shepard Broad Distinguished Lecture Series.
Conversations On Europe connects top experts from around the United States and Europe to discuss contemporary issues facing Europe and the Transatlantic relationship. Using both personal and institutional videoconference technology, panelists take questions and interact with audiences at the University of Pittsburgh and at remote sites in the US and Europe.
In his work, the Cuban-American artist Humberto Calzada often explores the themes of loss, decay and rebirth. This documentary, directed by Eliecer Jiménez Almeida, endeavors to explain how Calzada's personal and spiritual loss, as remembered or imagined from afar, has affected his art and imagery.
This October, the United Nations is scheduled to end its thirteen-year Stabilization Mission in Haiti. Yet, like the end of a nineteen-year U.S. military occupation in Haiti in 1934, the current transition in Haiti will not bring an end to foreign involvement in Haitian affairs. Haiti and the Uses of America is a book that asks: Why after lobbying for the end of foreign rule have some Haitian officials and citizens welcomed foreign contributions for an array of projects in Haiti?
The exhibition features the artwork of Turquoise Mountain artisans, which was commissioned by the Green School for this project. This exhibition was produced under the guidance of the Turquoise Mountain Trust and the Smithsonian Institution’s Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery.
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.
National Security Roundtable: Social Media Analytics
FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus | MANGO 221
Join the Jack Gordon Institute for their monthly national security roundtable. This month, the institute hosts Ms. Sandra Quincoses. Students interested in a career in intelligence are encouraged to attend.
Through the format of the graphic novel, Anna Veltfort offers a glimpse into a chapter of Cuban history that has never been told before, as she recounts the years she and her family spent in Havana during the 1960s and early 1970s.
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."
The European and Eurasian Studies Program, in collaboration with the European Student Association and Lady Blanka Rosenstiel Lecture Series is pleased to premiere "Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge," a fascinating story of Madame Curie, a courageous woman, legendary Polish physicist and chemist and the only two-time Nobel Prize recipient.
FIU - MMC - Green Library - The Gallery - 2nd Floor
Thanks to the Embassy of Germany in Washington DC, the European & Eurasian Studies Program, and the Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence, are pleased to organize an exhibition on "Germany Integrating Immigrants."
DOHGSA and the Department of History are pleased to present our Colloquium in Atlantic History as Dr. Friedman discusses the challenges of oral history in the context of her new book The Seven, A Family Holocaust Story (Wayne State University Press, 2017). It is the first in a series of talks this year on the theme “Migration and Memory.” Dr. Ellen Friedman is a Professor of English and Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the College of New Jersey.
Natalia Sobrevilla Perea is a Professor of Latin American History at the University of Kent. Professor Perea is the author of "The Caudillo of the Andes: Andrés de Santa Cruz" (Cambridge 2011; Spanish version IEP, 2015), and co-editor of "The Rise of Constitutional Government in the Atlantic World" (U. Alabama, 2015). She is presently completing work on links between war and the emergence of nations in South America and leads the War and Nation Network.
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.
Alberto Sosa Cabanas, the recipient of the 2017 Eliana S. Rivero Scholarship in Cuban Studies, will explore multiple visual expressions, particularly samples from Cuban ethnographic photography and pictorial works, as a way to understand the negotiation of Cuban racial imaginaries and politics.
Lecture featuring Ken Chitwood, religion scholar at the University of Florida. Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Department of Religious Studies, Middle Eastern Studies Center for Muslim World Studies, and Western Indian Ocean Studies. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.
The European and Eurasian Studies Program, in collaboration with the European Student Association, is pleased to premiere a series of European Films during the semester. The third of these is a French film: "La France vue du Ciel - Filmee par Sylvain Augier"
Moderated by Professor Heather Russell and composed of prominent scholars, writers, journalists, and community leaders, the panel is a collaborative effort among the Department of English, the Exile Studies Program, the Betsy South Beach Hotel, and the Cuban Research Institute.
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.
Join internationally renowned water expert Dr. Aaron Wolf and several FIU water experts for a discussion on the state of global water security. The event will explore challenges to rivers and society by examining real-world examples of contemporary water conflicts and cooperation.
A conversation featuring Frank Mora, LACC Director, Rafael Poleo, Editor at Revista Zeta and El Nuevo País, Carlos Alberto Montaner, writer and journalist, and Jose Pepe Diaz, Commissioner of Miami-Dade County District 12. Moderated by Helena Poleo. Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, El Nuevo País, and Influence Communications. In Spanish. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.
This panel will explore the role of social movements in the pursuit of social justice in the EU with Dr. Peter Funke, Associate Professor of Politics from the University of South Florida, and Dr. Markus Thiel, Associate Professor of Politics & International Relations and Director of the Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence.
Faculty colloquium featuring Dr. Ana María Bidegaín, Professor, Department of Religious Studies and Thomas Breslin, Professor, Department of Politics and International Relations. Sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center. Part of LACC's 15th Interdisciplinary Faculty Colloquia. Free and open to faculty and graduate students. To RSVP and for more information, please call (305) 348-2894.
Insider’s Guide to Federal Government Service session featuring LACC's Director and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Western Hemisphere, Dr. Frank Mora, and Monique Quesada, Diplomat in Residence (DIR) at FIU, Miami Dade College, and former U.S. Consul General to Marseille, France. Sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, U.S. Department of State, and the Office of Global Learning Initiatives. For more information, please contact (305) 348-2894.
Join the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy in partnership with the College of Engineering and Computing for the second in a series of cybersecurity workshops designed to protect students from the increasing threat of cyber attacks. Cybersecurity: Internet of Things introduces students to the world of IoT and how current and emerging technologies can pose a risk to your privacy, and provides basic steps to ensure that your day-to-day devices are secure.
The Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy in partnership with the Division of Information Technology is offering this workshop, which examines the most prevailing cybersecurity threats and introduces students to the proper cyber hygiene necessary to maintaining a healthy digital lifestyle. Students that complete this workshop will receive a Student Development Badge from FIU.
Join the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs and the Václav Havel Program for Human Rights and Diplomacy for its second international seminar on the complex questions surrounding the role of memory in our public discourse about conflict and reconciliation.
Join the Jack Gordon Institute for their monthly national security roundtable. This month, the institute hosts representatives from the Defense Intelligence Agency. Students interested in a career in intelligence are encouraged to attend.
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.
John F. Stack, Founding Dean of the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs & Joanne Li,
Dean of the College of Business cordially invite you to a panel discussion on highlights of the 19th CPC National Congress and outcomes of President Donald Trump’s State Visit to China. Featuring FIU faculty experts from political science, law, business and hospitality.
Faculty colloquium featuring Javier Francisco Ortega, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences; Nicolas Andre, Haitian Creole Instructor, Department of Modern Languages; and Liesl Picard, Associate Director, LACC. Sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center. Part of LACC's 16th Interdisciplinary Faculty Colloquia. Free and open to faculty and graduate students. To RSVP and for more information, please call (305) 348-2894.
Join the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs for the presentation of Back to Containment: Dealing with Putin’s Regime, published by the McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University. Author David Kramer will discuss the long sweep of US-Russia relations and the various post-Soviet era dynamics that brought Vladimir Putin to power.
Join special guest Sister Jenna, founder of the Meditation Museum in Silver Spring, Maryland, and McLean, Virginia, and host of the syndicated radio show, America Meditating, as she explores how we can access a place of peace within through the power of meditation and by gaining a new perspective.
The event, sponsored by the TEDxFIU Club, deals with the relationship between media and foreign affairs within the United States. Students will analyze this relationship from various angles and perspectives to arrive at a more profound understanding of the media and how it influences foreign policy making.
FIU, the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will host the Miami Cybersecurity Conference bringing together top experts both locally and nationally from government, law enforcement and the private sector to help business leaders develop, evaluate and strengthen their cybersecurity programs.
FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus GL 100 and GC classrooms
The workshops this year include: Japanese Game Show, calligraphy, chopstick decoration/hachimaki making, kimono try-on, traditional Japanese entertainment (games), martial arts - Aikido and much more. Non-refundable fee of $15 includes Japanese lunch, supplies and handouts.