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The Hampton House, working with the FIU History Department and the University of MiamiFrost School of Music, will be creating the Brownsville Unity Music Project (BUMP). Click to read more

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Dr. Bianca Premo's article "Finally, Again: Miami before Trump and after Castro" has been been published on nacla.org. Click to read the article

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In his article "How to understand Cuba beyond Castro", Dr. Michael Bustamante provides a list of works that are useful for understanding Cuba. Click to read the article.

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On Thursday, 11/3, Dr. Osvaldo Barreneche, of the Universidad Nacional de La Plata in Argentina/CONICET, presented his work "Police Abuses, Politics, and the Criminal Justice System in Buenos Aires Province: Argentina During the 1960s" as part of the Conversations in History series. This event was sponsored by the Department of History Graduate Student Association. Click to see photos of Dr. Barreneche with DOHGSA students.

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Dr. Micah Oelze's article, "Demolishing Legitimacy: Bogotá's Urban Reforms for the 1948 Pan-American Conference" was just published in the Journal of Latin American Studies. Click to download the article.

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Dr. Bianca Premo was honored as the Faculty Speaker at this year's Faculty Convocation and Awards Banquet, Thursday, September 29, 2016. In the speech, "Out of Place: On Leaving and Coming Home to FIU," Premo says, "FIU’s uniqueness is not an inalterable condition but a choice we have been making. It is a way of narrating who we are that we select every day. Being conscious of this frees us to truly innovate, individually as faculty, and as a collective." Read the full text of her remarks here.

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Congratulations to Jason Daniel, who won the 2016 Lydia Cabrera award, presented by The Conference on Latin American History. This award is given annually to support the research efforts of US scholars of colonial Cuba, and the competition is open to graduate students, university faculty, and other professional scholars.

Congratulations to Dr. Dan Royles who has published "Silence = Death: It's Time to Teach AIDS History" in the Oct. 2016 issue of Perspectives. Click to read the article.

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Congratulations to Dr. Victor Uribe for winning the LACS - SHA Murdo J. Macleod book prize for his book "Fatal Love: Spousal Killers, Law, and Punishment in the Late Colonial Spanish Atlantic".

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Tune in to hear Dr. Victor Uribe's interview on Radio Caracol, 1260 AM, concerning the peace negotiations in Colombia between the Colombian government of President Juan Manuel Santos and the FARC-EP guerrillas. It shall air this Sunday, September 25th, at 11 am.