The FIU Libraries and the Cuban Research Institute are pleased to announce the winners of the 2006 Díaz-Ayala Cuban Music Collection Library Travel Grant awards.
As a condition of the grant, awardees will submit a summary of their findings from their use of the Collection, as well as any suggestions they may have regarding the accessibility of the Collection
- Juliet Hill, Ph.D. Student at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London University, will be working on "The Piano in the Cuban Conjunto 1940-1951."
- Licia Fiol-Matta, faculty at Lehman College, City University of New York, will be working on "Latin Music: Gender Narratives, Female Figurations."
Ms. Hill and Dr. Fiol-Matta will also present their current research at
a lunchtime lecture while they are on campus. Both awardees will be at FIU sometime this May or June. Stay posted for the dates of their presentations.
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.