The History Department has been up to so much since our previous newsletter. Check out the new issue to learn about faculty and student successes, what our alumni have been up to, and so much more! Please find the newsletter here.
Congratulations to FIU History PhD candidate Alfredo Escudero, who has published an article in the Hispanic American Historical Review, the top Latin American History journal in the US. “The New Age of Andeans: Chronological Age, Indigenous Labor, and the Making of Spanish Colonial Rule” explores how Spanish colonialism shaped the notion of the cycle of life among […]
Daniela Gutierrez (BA 2021) has had an article published in a special issue of the journal Anthurium concerning lesbian migrants who entered the country during the Mariel Boatlift. This paper originated in work undertaken during Dr. Michael Bustamante’s senior seminar in 2020. https://anthurium.miami.edu/articles/10.33596/anth.440/
Dr. Sven Kube, an adjunct and Ph.D. alumnus has had his article “Shop of the Pops: Socialist Consumers, Capitalist Performers, and the Record Market That United Them” published in the October 2021 issue of The Journal of Popular Culture (Vol. 54 No. 5).
Paula de la Cruz-Fernandez (Ph.D. 2013) expanded her dissertation and recently published the resulting book, Gendered Capitalism. Sewing Machines and Multi-National Business in Mexico, 1850-1940, in the Routledge International Studies in Business History series.
Congratulations to Postdoctoral Fellow Sven Kube for the recent publication of a chapter entitled “Socialist Riches to Capitalist Rags: The Disintegration of the GDR Music Industry during German Reunification” in Patryk Galuszka’s edited volume Eastern European Music Industries and Policies After the Fall of Communism: From State Control to Free Market.
Congratulations to our colleagues Drs. Michael Bustamante, Rebecca Friedman and Daniel Royles for the recent publication of their individual books. Dr. Bustamante’s book Cuban Memory Wars: Retrospective Politics in Revolution and Exile was published by The University of North Carolina Press in March of 2021; Dr. Friedman’s book Modernity, Domesticity and Temporality in Russia: Time […]
Khary Pestaina, a third year Ph.D. candidate, was featured in a March 2021 ‘Perspectives on History’ interview. For more, see here.
The Department of History hosted a successful and well-attended symposium entitled “Archivos: An Open Seminar” with the participation of several distinguished speakers on March 9th 2018. Video coverage of the event can be accessed at http://digitalcommons.fiu.edu/fiu_video/156/ Note: non-FIU users will need to register.