The FIU Libraries and the Cuban Research Institute are pleased to announce the winners of the Summer 2005 Díaz-Ayala Cuban Music Collection Library Travel Grant awards.
All awardees have been asked to give a brown-bag lecture about their work if time permits.
- David Garcia, non-tenured faculty at UNC-Chapel Hill, will be working on "The Mambo's Musical Development in the Recordings of Cuban Charangas and Big Bands, 1930s-1945," June 15, 2005 to June 30, 2005.
- Robin Moore, tenured faculty at Temple University, will be working on "An Analysis of Cuban Rumba," June 15, 2005 to June 26, 2005.
- Galina Bakhtiarova, non-tenured faculty at University of Southern California, will be working on "Empires of the Habanera: Cuba in the Transatlantic Cultural Imagination," June 21, 2005 to June 30, 2005.
These Library Travel Grants are sponsored by the FIU Libraries and the Cuban Research Institute. For more information, please see the Díaz-Ayala Cuban Music Collection Library Travel Grants Announcement.