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Congratulations to Dr. Premo on the receipt of the 2019 Book Prize in Colonial Latin American Studies by the Latin American Studies Association’s section on colonial studies for her 2017 work "The Enlightenment on Trial".

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Congratulations to Dr. Lipartito on his receipt of a grant from CIFAR, a Canadian NGO. This award is worth $22,000 per year for 5 years to each primary researcher and is intended to stimulate international and interdisciplinary research into socially equitable innovation.

Candidate John Ermer has his opinion piece concerning the deterioration of US-Cuban political relations published in The Washington Post. Click to be taken to article.

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The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Emancipation and Resistance at Yale University has awarded Dr. Jones a one-month residency to assist her research into the illegal slave trade between Senegal and the Caribbean. Additionally, Dr. Jones has been chosen to receive the Council of American Overseas Research Center's National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Research Fellowship. Click for more information.

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Congratulations to Drs. Premo and Adler for their receipt of FIU 'top scholar' awards. Dr. Premo's award comes under the category of "Research and Creative Activities for Established Faculty with Significant Grants (Humanities)" while Dr. Adler's recognizes her "Research and Creative Activities for Junior Faculty with Significant Grants (Humanities)."

The Writing in History Undergraduate Essay Contest is designed to recognize the quality research and scholarly writing of students in history courses at Florida International University. Any current undergraduate at Florida International University is eligible to submit a piece of historical scholarship written during the 2018-2019 academic year. The DEADLINE for submission is April 19. Click For More Information for writing guideline and prizes.

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In "Michael E. Mendez ’03 reimagines the gas station." Former FIU undergraduate, Michael Mendez, relates how his degree in History has helped him after graduation, and his entrepreneurial endeavors.

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On March 5th, 2019, Dr. Erika Kern was featured in Season 3 of "The Story of God with Morgan Freeman" episode 1, "Search for the Devil", in a five minute segment as the expert on the medieval manuscript Codex Gigas.

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Congratulations to Dr. Michael Bustamante on his new co-authored volume entitled "THE REVOLUTION FROM WITHIN. CUBA, 1959-1980" recently published by Duke University Press. For more details see https://history.fiu.edu/academic/books/

Many congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Joseph Marin who was one of two winners of the Green School's Three Minute Thesis Competition! Joseph presented his dissertation research in only 180 seconds before a panel of faculty representing our entire college. He will now represent the Green School and the History Department at the university-wide Three Minute Thesis Competition to be held during Graduate Student Appreciation Week in April.