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January

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We would like to announce that the Department of Modern Languages, in conjunction with FIU’s Cuban Research Institute and the University Graduate School, are sponsoring the Graduate Lecture Series, “Nation and Race: A Conversation about Cultural Politics in Contemporary Cuba.” The event will take place on Thursday, January 20th, 2022, at 7p.m. via Zoom. Click the link for the Zoom link and password!

February

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Dr. Moira Inghilleri, Program Director, Comparative Literature, Professor of Translation and Interpreting Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will be presenting a lecture on research integrity. Click the link for more information!

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Click the link for more information about this lecture! For more information on how to join, please contact lapadron@fiu.edu or call 305-348-2852.

March

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Venue:SIPA 220 and Zoom

Click the link for more information about this lecture! For more information on how to join, please email lapadron@fiu.edu.

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Venue:GL 220

Dr. Nicholas Jones, Assistant Professor at UC Davis, will be presenting a lecture entitled, "Cervantine Blackness." More information on this event will be coming soon!

April

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Dr. Jeffrey K. Coleman, Associate Professor at Northwestern University, will be presenting a lecture entitled, "Black Spain: Past, Present, and Future." The lecture will be held in person in GL 220 at 7 p.m.. Please click on the link to view the flyer and register for this event.

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Venue:GC 140

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join in on the free, in person screening and panel discussion of the Oscar-winning film, CODA. For more information on the event, please see the attached flyer!

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Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to listen to award-winning author, Gail Tsukiyama, give a lecture entitled, "Writing about exile and the Other: A Journey of Healing and Self-Discovery." The lecture will be given on Monday, April 18th, 2022, at 7 P.M.. For more information on the event and how to register for it, please click on the link for the flyer.

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French West Africa and the French Caribbean are connected by a long and inter-connected history of Atlantic slavery, colonialism under French empire, and the development of African Diaspora consciousness and pan-African ties through the literary and cultural arts movement known as Négritude. This talk explores these entanglements and encounters by focusing on the emergence and development of a “Senegalo-Haitian Community,” for two decades following Senegal’s independence from France in 1960.

May

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Venue:GL 220

The Academy of the History of Cuba in Exile will induct two new members: Dr. Santiago Juan-Navarro (Florida International University, Department of Modern Languages) and Dr. José Azel (independent scholar). The respondents to their lectures will be Luis Leonel León, president of the Florida Chapter of the Academy, and Dr. Raúl Eduardo Chao, a member of the Florida Chapter.

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Click the link for more information on the AAPI celebration taking place on Saturday, May 21st, and Sunday, May 22!