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  • Library Resources | Cuban Research Institute
    as well as handwritten commentaries on many other topics More Info Special Collections University Archives The mission of the Special Collections University Archives is to acquire and preserve rare unique resources which will provide additional sources to augment the research needs of patrons from the university and the wider community The Special Collections University Archives span the disciplines from the sciences to the humanities with a general focus on Cuban Caribbean Spanish British and French Brazilian and Florida Miami interests In addition to the administrative records of FIU the Archive collections reflect the history culture and architecture of the South Florida region More Info Ahlander Visual Arts Collection Donated by the FIU Frost Art Museum the Ahlander collection consists of brochures and information on artists from Latin America and the Caribbean islands of Cuba Haiti and Jamaica More Info Papers of Alberto Bolet The Bolet Archives cover the professional and personal life of Cuban born conductor Alberto Bolet The records cover his tenure and work with numerous symphonies including the Cape Town and Durban Symphonies in South Africa the Long Beach Symphony and the Kern Philharmonic Orchestra Included are personal correspondence publicity and family photographs and notes relating to his concerts More Info Association of Caribbean Women Writers and Scholars The ACWWS is an international organization whose archives are housed in the University Archives The association s aim is to disseminate and promote the literature and orature of Caribbean women and to provide a forum for the advancement of the critical study and teaching of the works of Caribbean women writers and scholars More Info Rogelio Caparrós Photograph Collection Photographs of Cuba during the Revolution Photographs of Nicaragua and Panama Negatives contact prints and large photoprints More Info Cuban Exile Archives The Cuban Exile Archives and History Project contains documents relating to the exile experience This collection includes publications from the Cuban American National Foundation and photographs of exiles Also included are correspondence between project director Dr Miguel Bretos and other exiles and publications of the project More Info The Cuban Living History Project The Cuban Living History Project includes three documentaries and 114 personal interviews The documentaries are titled Y los quiero conocer Historia de Cuba en vivo 1902 1959 And I Want to Meet Them A Living History of Cuba 1902 1959 1992 Calle Ocho Cuban Exiles Look at Themselves 1994 and Ni patria ni amo Voces del exilio cubano Neither Motherland nor Master Voices of Cuban Exiles 1996 The documentaries are based on personal interviews with Cuban exiles who played prominent roles in the creation of Cuban Miami Most of the interviewees now deceased were well known figures in the cultural political and intellectual life of the Cuban Republic Dr Miguel González Pando conducted the interviews between 1990 and 1997 Other items included in the collection are books plays documentaries photos posters and newspaper articles by González Pando More Info Guantanamo Bay Collection The Special Collections Department holds pictures taken by Kenneth Allegro Shartz aka Fr Cyril

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  • Darlene M. and Jorge M. Pérez Art Collection | Cuban Research Institute
    Longtime FIU supporters Jorge M Pérez CEO at the Related Group and his wife FIU alumna and nurse practitioner Darlene M Boytell Pérez have donated a Cuban art collection to FIU s School of International and Public Affairs SIPA and the Frost Art Museum The collection features stunning rural and city landscapes haunting portraits and vivid graphical depictions of Cuba The donation which includes 24 nineteenth and twentieth century Cuban paintings and is valued at more than 315 000 will serve as an interdisciplinary teaching and educational resource for the museum and SIPA and will help advance the Cuban Research Institute s CRI mission as a preeminent academic center for the study of Cuba Additionally the donation includes a gift of 250 000 to support collection related curatorial work complementary programming such as workshops exhibitions and public events and scholarships The Darlene M and Jorge M Pérez Art Collection at FIU features works by many of the best known masters of Cuban art including Víctor Patricio Landaluze Leopoldo Romañach Eduardo Abela Víctor Manuel Augusto Menocal Carlos Enríquez René Portocarrero Mario Carreño and José Bedia The collection provides an excellent window into the historical trajectory of pictorial representations of Cuba s national identity It will help scholars and students delve into the tapestry of Cuban culture from an interdisciplinary perspective including art history and sociology In addition the collection serves as a basis to understand the significant contributions of Cuban artists to their society with a focus on race gender religion politics and diaspora Furthermore it will enhance FIU s reputation as an international destination for the study and teaching of Cuban art and culture Finally the collection will strengthen the University s ties to the South Florida community and broaden engagement with other institutions including Miami Dade County public schools

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  • Commissioned Reports | Cuban Research Institute
    written extensively about Caribbean migration ethnicity race nationalism and transnationalism His latest book is Blurred Borders Transnational Migration between the Hispanic Caribbean and the United States 2011 Mette Louise Berg Diasporic Generations among Cubans in Spain Mette Louise Berg is Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of Oxford She has carried out research on Cuba and the Cuban diaspora since 1998 Her research interests include diasporas migration and transnationalism cosmopolitanism and multiculturalism and the politics of memory and generational dynamics Her book Diasporic Generations Memory Politics and Nation among Cubans in Spain was published by Berghahn Books in 2011 Ernesto Rodríguez Chávez Cubans in Mexico International Mobility and Socio Demographic and Labor Participation Patterns Ernesto Rodríguez Chávez is Professor in the Department of International Studies at the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico ITAM He previously headed the Migrant Policy Unit of Mexico s Ministry of Internal Affairs His publications include the books Construyendo estadísticas Movilidad y migración internacional en México coedited with Luz María Salazar and Graciela Martínez 2012 Los extranjeros en México Continuidades y nuevas aproximaciones 2010 Los nuevos rostros de la migración en el mundo coedited with Carlos Miranda Videgaray and Juan Artola 2006 and La emigración cubana actual 1997 Yolanda Prieto Beyond Miami The Concentration of Cuban Migrants in New Jersey 1950 2000 Yolanda Prieto is Professor Emerita in the School of Social Sciences and Human Services of Ramapo College in New Jersey where she taught courses on the sociology of community women and development family and religion She has written extensively on the Cuban migration to the United States in particular about the role of women and religion in the migration process She is the author of the book The Cubans of Union City Immigrants and Exiles in a New Jersey Community 2009 Silvia Pedraza Assimilation or Transnationalism Evidence from the Latino National Survey 2006 Silvia Pedraza is Professor of Sociology and American Culture at the University of Michigan She holds a B A from the University of Michigan and a Ph D in Sociology from the University of Chicago Her research interests include the sociology of immigration race and ethnicity in America and the sociology of Cuba s revolution and exodus She is the author of three books and numerous articles Rafael Rojas La soledad constitucional del socialismo cubano Rafael Rojas is the Director of the Department of History of the Center for Research and Teaching of Economics CIDE in Mexico Dr Rojas is the author of various prize winning texts on the intellectual and political history of Mexico Cuba and Latin America His books include El estante vacío Literatura y política en Cuba Barcelona Anagrama 2009 and Las repúblicas de aire Utopía y desencanto en Hispanoamérica Madrid Taurus 2010 He is also a contributor to the compilation El otro paredón Asesinatos de reputación en Cuba Miami Eriginal Books 2010 Manuel Orozco On Remittances Markets and the Law The Cuban Experience in Present Times Manuel Orozco is Senior Associate and director of the program on remittances and development at the Inter American Dialogue He has conducted extensive research policy analysis and advocacy on issues relating to global flows of remittances and migration and development worldwide Dr Orozco is chair of Central America and the Caribbean at the U S Foreign Service Institute He is also adjunct professor at Georgetown University where he is senior researcher at the Institute for the Study of International Migration Adrian Hearn Cuba and China Lessons and Opportunities for the United States Dr Adrian H Hearn is a Research Fellow at the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Sydney He has conducted research in Cuba three years and China ten months and has studied Chinese engagement with Latin America He is the author of Cuba Religion Social Capital and Development Duke University Press 2008 coeditor of China Engages Latin America Tracing the Trajectory Lynn Rienner 2011 and editor of Cultura tradición y comunidad Perspectivas sobre el desarrollo y participación en Cuba Imagen Contemporánea and UNESCO Center for Human Development 2008 Eusebio Mujal León Exceptionalism and Beyond The Case of Civil Military Relations in Cuba Eusebio Mujal León is Professor of Government at Georgetown and director of its Cuba XXI Project He is the author of numerous articles and books Among them is a coauthored chapter on Is Castroism a Political Religion and several articles including Much Ado About Something Regime Change in Cuba in Problems of Post Communism and Can Cuba Change Tension in the Elite in the Journal of Democracy Silvia Pedraza Church and State in Cuba s Revolution Silvia Pedraza is Professor of Sociology at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor She was born and raised in Cuba from where she immigrated with her family at the age of 12 Long a Wolverine she was an undergraduate at the University of Michigan Her Ph D in Sociology is from the University of Chicago Dr Pedraza s research interests are in the areas of the sociology of immigration race and ethnicity in America as well as the sociology of Cuba s revolution and exodus Gustavo Pérez Firmat Havana Mañana Cuba in the American Imagination Gustavo Pérez Firmat is the David Feinson Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University A writer and scholar he is the author of many books of cultural and literary criticism among them The Cuban Condition 1989 Life on the Hyphen 1994 Cincuenta lecciones de exilio y desexilio 2000 and Tongue Ties 2003 He is also the author of a memoir Next Year in Cuba 1995 and of several volumes of poetry including ScarTissue 2005 Xavier Utset The Cuban Democracy Movement An Analytical Overview Xavier Utset is an independent consultant with many years of experience in the fields of international development and democracy and governance Xavier holds a Master of Arts in International Development from The George Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Florida International University Jorge Domínguez Does Fidel Have More Lives Than a Cat Implications

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  • U.S. and International Resources and Links | Cuban Research Institute
    abroad pertaining to the study of Cuba Academic Associations Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy ASCE Cuba Section Latin American Studies Association LASA Cuba Study Group Academic Resources AfroCubaWeb Castro Speech Database Latin American Network Information Center Center for Cuban Studies Center for the Advancement of Human Rights Florida State University Change in Cuba Social Science Research Council Cuba Program Social Science Research Council Cubasource Canadian Foundation for the Americas FOCAL Cuba Transition Project University of Miami Institute for Cuban and Cuban American Studies Cuban Heritage Collection University of Miami Cuban Studies University of Pittsburgh Press Hennessy Collection University of Nottingham International Journal of Cuban Studies National Security Archive George Washington University Guantánamo Public Memory Project Pritzker Legal Research Center Northwestern University University of California Cuba Academic Initiative International Organizations Centro de Información y Documentación de Estudios Cubanos Foundation for International Relations and Foreign Dialogue Freedom House Human Rights Watch Cuba International Committee for Democracy in Cuba International Republican Institute National Democratic Institute National Endowment for Democracy Pax Christi International Solidaridad Española con Cuba United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean United States Agency for International Development U S Cuba Trade and Economic Council Inc World Bank Cuba Data Profile News Sources Café Fuerte El Correo de Cuba CubaNet Cuba Standard Diario de Cuba Diario las Américas Cuba Section Encuentro de la Cultura Cubana Havana Journal Havana Times Martí Noticias The Miami Herald Cuba Section El Nuevo Herald Cuba Section Sun Sentinel Cuba Section Univisión Noticias Cuba Section Online Journals and Magazines Cuba Absolutely La Habana Elegante Herencia Cultural Cubana OnCuba Revista Encuentro de la Cultura Cubana Revista Hispano Cubana Think Tanks Atlantic Council Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Brookings Institution Council on Foreign Relations David Rockefeller Studies Program Heritage Foundation Inter American Dialogue Lexington

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  • Cuba Resources and Links | Cuban Research Institute
    The following links provide access to various civil society actors institutions of the Cuban government online journals and magazines alternative political organizations official press outlets research centers and statistics Civil Society Actors Assembly to Promote Civil Society in Cuba Christian Liberation Movement Citizens Committee for Racial Integration Civic and Religious Education Center of the Pinar del Río Diocese Conference of Cuban Catholic Bishops Cuban Commission on Human Rights and National Reconciliation CubaNet Cuban Jewish Community Desde Cuba Independent Libraries of Cuba Ladies in White Lawton Foundation for Human Rights Participatory Democracy State of SATS The Cuban Government Central Bank of Cuba Chamber of Commerce Communist Party of Cuba Environmental Protection Agency Ministry of Foreign Relations National Archive Official Gazette Ministry of Justice Official Website of the Cuban government Online Journals and Magazines Bohemia Casa de las Américas Cubarte Cubaliteraria Cuba Socialista Espacio Laical La Jiribilla Palabra Nueva Revolución y Cultura Temas La Ventana Casa de las Américas Vitral Political Organizations Christian Democratic Party of Cuba Cuban Democratic Socialist Current Democratic Solidarity Party Patriotic Union of Cuba Progressive Arc Party Reflection Roundtable of the Moderate Opposition The Press 14 y Medio Cubadebate Cuban News Agency Granma Internacional Granma Nacional Juventud Rebelde

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  • Hemisphere Magazine | Cuban Research Institute
    Miami FL 33199 Tel 305 348 1991 Fax 305 348 7463 Email cri fiu edu SIPA Home Home Research Hemisphere Magazine Hemisphere Magazine The flagship publication of FIU s Latin American and Caribbean Center Hemisphere features articles from academics around the world who study Latin America and the Caribbean Issues revolve around a central topic of contemporary relevance in the Americas with an emphasis on the social sciences Each issue includes feature articles reports book reviews a photo essay and a bibliographic update Hemisphere is designed to serve as a forum for new scholarship on Latin American and Caribbean issues More Info Volume 17 2006 edited by former CRI Director Damián J Fernández is devoted to The New Old Cuba This issue challenges the traditional perspective that Cuba is frozen in time and examines how a new Cuba has emerged following the collapse of the Soviet Union 15 years of the Special Period and significant demographic changes This new Cuba has become even clearer with the recent transfer of power to Raúl Castro The issue contains the following articles and essays The New Old Cuba by Damián J Fernández Change from Below by Katrin Hansing The New Politics of Opposition

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  • Cuba Insights | Cuban Research Institute
    Collection FIU Cuba Poll Commissioned Reports U S and International Resources and Links Cuba Resources and Links Hemisphere Magazine Cuba Insights Contact Us Cuban Research Institute Modesto A Maidique Campus Deuxième Maison DM 445 11200 SW 8th Street Miami FL 33199 Tel 305 348 1991 Fax 305 348 7463 Email cri fiu edu SIPA Home Home Research Cuba Insights Cuba Insights Cuba Insights is a publication profiling Cuba s economic

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  • CRI Lecture Series | Cuban Research Institute
    an opportunity for students and faculty as well as members of the greater Miami community to engage with prominent Cubanists The lectures are free and open to the public Scholars interested in presenting a lecture and or organizations interested in cohosting a lecture should contact the CRI at 305 348 1991 or cri fiu edu Over the years CRI has sponsored lectures and presentations by renowned experts on Cuban and Cuban American affairs including the following Holly Ackerman Duke University Antonio Aja University of Havana Nara Araújo University of Havana Ruth Behar University of Michigan Margalit Bejarano Hebrew University of Jerusalem Emilio Bejel University of California Davis Madeline Cámara University of South Florida Daína Chaviano independent writer Miguel Coyula University of Havana Emilio Cueto independent scholar Alejandro de la Fuente Harvard University Cristóbal Díaz Ayala Fundación Musicalia Haroldo Dilla Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales Santo Domingo Jorge Domínguez Harvard University Susan Eckstein Boston University Carlos M N Eire Yale University Víctor Fowler Calzada Unión Nacional de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba Coco Fusco Parsons The New School for Design Lisa García Bedolla University of California Berkeley Roberto González Echevarría Yale University Lillian Guerra University of Florida Rafael Hernández Temas Havana Evelyn Hu Dehart Brown University Catherine Krull Queen s University Kingston Canada Roberta Lajous former Mexican ambassador to Cuba María Luisa Lobo Montalvo author Humberto López Morales Real Academia Española de la Lengua Madrid Luis Martínez Fernández University of Central Florida Bárbaro Martínez Ruiz Stanford University Ana Menéndez Maastricht University the Netherlands Carmelo Mesa Lago University of Pittsburgh Carlos Alberto Montaner independent journalist and writer Robin Moore University of Texas Austin Manuel Moreno Fraginals Florida International University Consuelo Naranjo Orovio Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas Madrid Concepción Otero University of Havana Michael Parmly former Chief of Mission U S Interests

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