Battles, revolts and guerillas are often associated with men. But, women across the globe have played significant roles in wars, rebellions and politics. They don’t always get included in the history books, though. Vierelina Fernandez is out to change that. A graduate student earning a joint master’s degree in Latin American and Caribbean Studies and a Ph.D. in international relations, Fernandez is researching how women in guerillas across Latin America act as political agents.
Based on its faculty expertise, contributions to research and many joint degree options, FIU’s master’s in international relations has been named “Best in State for 2018.” The ranking, published by InternationalRelationsEDU.org, notes that the list includes “some of the most influential IR programs in the world.” FIU is listed among top programs such as those at Stanford, Yale, Georgetown and Columbia universities.
Frank Mora, the director of our Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, and Randy Pestana, who co-founded Cybersecurity@FIU, were among university faculty members recognized for working hard to get their programs designated as FIU Preeminent and Emerging Preeminent Programs. Congratulations! Click the link above to learn more about these programs and the celebration.
In this richly illustrated book, Emilio Cueto and Julio Larramendi document the long, broad, and profound presence of the largest island of the West Indies in the United States.
"WAY OF THE NINJA" delivers an authentic NINJA performance with the use of actual weapons such as a Shuriken, kusarigama, and Japanese swords. TOMONOSUKE, a descendant of the ancient IGA NINJA clan, has performed all over the world. Audiences will also learn more about the background of NINJA in JAPAN in this exciting display. Event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Consulate General of Japan in Miami. Morning show begins at 10:45AM at the FIU Wertheim Performing Arts Center.
Historically rich and engrossing, this book by Lisandro Pérez analyzes the major forces that shaped the Cuban community in New York, but also tells the stories of individuals and families that made up the fabric of a little-known immigrant world that represents the origins of the city's dynamic Latino presence.
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