The Department of Politics and International Relations is hosting a lecture by Sebastián Royo on the global financial crisis that hit Spain in 2008. This presentation seeks to explain this economic collapse, and examines how domestic policy choices and existing institutional frameworks sharply influenced, both the impact and the responses, to the 2007 global financial crisis in Spain.
The Initiative for Spanish and Mediterranean Studies is hosting a book presentation and panel discussion on "Juan Ponce de León, The Adelantado, Discoverer of Florida" with Juan Gil, member of Royal Spanish Academy; Ernesto Montes, Circulo Cientifico, S.L.; Noble David Cook, Department of History, FIU; Sherry Johnson, Department of History, FIU; and Aurora Morcillo, Director of the Initiative.
The Initiative for Spanish and Mediterranean Studies is hosting a lecture by José Varela Ortega, President
José Ortega y Gasset-Gregorio Marañón Foundation, on "The Image of Spain Abroad: History of a Stereotype".
Rufina Santana’s exhibition “Cartographies of Water” speaks of travel, memory and the fluidity of the human experience. Travel isn’t so much literal as symbolic, the result of the creative process that unfolds throughout one’s personal journey. The artist recreates a map—or cartography—of this phenomenon using powerful seascapes rendered in striking hues of blues in varying intensity.
FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Frost Art Museum, Room 105
The Spanish and Mediterranean Studies Program is hosting a lecture by Pablo Barrios Almazor on "Current Literary and Cinematic Trends: The Debate on Transition in Spain | The Search for New Values in Cuba". This lecture is part of the TotalBank Distinguished Speaker Series.
Join the Spanish and Mediterranean Studies Program for a presentation by scholar Aurora Morcillo and artist Rufina Santana that explores the intellectual and artistic effort to historicize the seas as spaces of human interaction, self-recognition and reinvention.