Collection ASM0260 - Joaquín Roy papers

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Joaquín Roy papers


  • 1973-1993 (Creation)


23 Boxes

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Joaquín Roy is Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration at the University of Miami and Co-Director of the European Union Center of Excellence, Miami. He received his law degree from the University of Barcelona and his doctorate from Georgetown University. He was previously on the faculty of the School of International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University and of Emory University. His research and teaching areas are the history of political ideas, Latin American thought, intellectual history and literature, contemporary ideologies, regional integration, transitions to democracy, and human rights policies. His regional focus is on Cuba, Argentina, Spain, Central America, the European Union, and European-Latin American relations. His articles and reviews have been published in Revista Iberoamericana, Journal of Interamerican Studies, Revista Espanola de Derecho Comunitario, Revista de Estudios Internacionales, Politica Exterior, and The European Union Review. Among his 25 books are Cuba y Espana: Relaciones y Percepciones (Madrid BCC, 1988); The Reconstruction of Central America: The Role of the European Community (North-South Center, 1991); The Ibero-American Space/El Espacio Iberoamericano (University of Miami/University of Barcelona, 1996); Memorias de mi Juventud en Cuba durante la Guerra Separatista (Barcelona: Peninsula, 1999); La Siempre Fiel: Un Siglo de Relaciones Hispano-Cubanas, 1898-1998 (University of Madrid, 1999); and Cuba, the U.S. and the Helms-Burton Doctrine (University of Florida Press, 2000).

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Joaquín Roy is Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration at the University of Miami and Co-Director of the European Union Center of Excellence, Miami. The collection consists of personal materials and documents from organizations or programs in which Dr. Roy was personally involved.

Series I contains typescripts, books, and publications from the Letras de Oro program organized by the North-South Center at the University of Miami. This program awarded prizes and published novels, poetry, theater plays, essays, and literary criticism in the Spanish language.

Series II contains newspapers, periodicals, brochures, pamphlets, publications, reports, letters, clippings from the Florida Catalan Society.

Series III contains personal materials from Dr. Joaquín Roy, including typescripts and manuscripts, lecture notes, periodicals, letters, clippings, bibliographies, and other materials. Included among the typescripts are ones for Julio Cortázar Ante Su Sociedad, ALA : Periodismo y Literatura, and Lecturas De Prensa.

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Series I: Letras de Oro, North-South Center

Series II: Florida Catalan Society

Series III: Assorted Materials

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This collection is open for research, but is kept in an off campus storage facility. Please allow up to 72 hours for delivery of requested materials.

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Joaquín Roy Papers Finding Aid © 2009 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to

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  • Catalan
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

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Dr. Joaquín Roy wrote and donated a number of monographs held by the University of Miami Libraries, included the above-mentioned Julio Cortázar Ante Su Sociedad and Lecturas De Prensa.

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