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April

Professor Jean Muteba Rahier was awarded a 2020 Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship (CADF). For the duration of that CADF, Professor Rahier will continue contributing to the development of the new doctoral program in anthropology (created in 2017), housed in the Unité de Recherche en Ingénierie Culturelle et Anthropologie (URICA; in English "Research Unit in Cultural Engineering and Anthropology"), of the Université Cheikh Anta Diop (UCAD) in Dakar, Senegal. <....>

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The "Little Haiti Confronts Gentrification" photography project has been a collaborative initiative involving faculty and students from the Department of Global & Sociocultural Studies, FIU Photography/Department of Art & Art History, and Miami-Dade College (Wolfson Campus) Photography/Department of Arts & Philosophy. The project has been funded by the FIU/MDC Humanities Edge grant program.

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June

COVID-19 has intersected with and amplified systemic racism, gender inequality, protracted conflicts, poor governance and underdevelopment, exacerbating vulnerabilities even further. Join us for a conversation that explores these issues and more.

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October

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Jean Max Charles, Department of Global & Sociocultural Studies, who has just been announced by IIE as one of four Centennial Fellows for 2020-2021. Dr. Charles was a Fulbright Scholar to Haiti in 2019-2020 (tragically cut short by COVID) and this IIE fellowship will allow him to return to Haiti [....]

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