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Experience well curated travel opportunities across the globe with fellow members of the Patricia & Phillip Frost Museum FIU, friends and guest faculty members. Relax, learn, and enjoy as travel experts handle all the in-country details and local guides arrange behind-the-scenes tours.

Please contact Marina Garcia at garmarin@fiu.edu or 305-348-3632.

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Eclectic Peru: Ancient Civilizations, Art & Cuisines

October 15 – 23, 2018

Co-Sponsored with Swarthmore College

Join us in October for a special trip to Peru. Enjoy in-depth lectures and educational experiences Mexico for your trip while enjoying luxury accommodations and world-class tour guides. Hosted by Désirée Díaz, Assistant Professor of Spanish and Latin American & Latino Studies at Swarthmore College and Jordana Pomeroy, Director of the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU.

Your participation supports the mission of the Frost Art Museum – to provide transformative experiences through art. All travelers will receive an individual membership to the Frost Art Museum with their participation in the program.

Contact Engaging Journeys
Email: info@engagingjourneys.com
Phone: 904-432-3141

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Trip Host

Désirée Díaz is Assistant Professor of Spanish and Latin American and Latino Studies at Swarthmore College. She received her Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She also holds a B.A. in Art History from the University of Havana, Cuba. Professor Díaz specializes in Latin American literature and visual culture with an emphasis in the Hispanic Caribbean. Her research focuses on issues of alternative citizenship, human and cultural geography, diaspora and transnational movements, and the Latino cultural production in the U.S. In addition, she is interested in the fields of visual studies, urban studies, and popular and material cultures.

Professor Díaz has published a number of articles on Cuban cinema and literature in peer-reviewed journals and edited volumes, recently contributing to the volume World Film Locations: Havana (Intellect, 2014). She is currently working on a book manuscript based on her dissertation on citizenship participation and urban space in post-Soviet Cuba.

In her native Cuba, Désirée Díaz served as a researcher with the prestigious Instituto Cubano del Arte en Industria Cinematográficos (ICAIC) and as Assistant Editor of the cultural magazine La Gaceta de Cuba.

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An Art Lover's Mexico City

February 5-8, 2019

In February 2019, join us on a once in a lifetime four-day trip to Mexico City, coinciding with the international contemporary art fair, Zona Maco. The trip includes four-star accommodations, VIP passes to the art fair, and visits to the city's cultural institutions and premier art galleries.

Contact Engaging Journeys
Email: info@engagingjourneys.com
Phone: 904-432-3141

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