The U.S. Department of State invites students to learn more on how a proficiency in Spanish can be used for a national service program to work in U.S. embassies and consulates abroad.
José A. Villar Portela, Spanish doctoral student, has been awarded the 2016-21017 Goizueta Foundation Graduate Fellowship in support of his research project, “New Men, New Nations, New Selves: Homonationalist Assimilation and Queer Practices of Freedom in Contemporary Cuban Cultural Production."
April 10th marked the 9th Annual FIU Chinese Speech and Skit Contest, which took place at the SIPA Auditorium. Students of many nationalities from all across South Florida participated in the event. They ranged from children to adults, beginners to heritage speakers, and, of course, nervous to confident. More than 100 students, teachers, and judges represented nearly two dozen institutions, along with over 50 of our own FIU students and Chinese Department professors.
The Department of Modern Languages and the Cuban Research Institute at Florida International University cordially invite submissions to Reading Cuba: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Cuban and Cuban-American Literature. This event will take place at FIU’s Modesto A. Maidique Campus on November 9th-10th. Cosponsored by the African and African Diaspora Studies Program and the Modern Languages Graduate Student Organization.