- CALL FOR PAPERS/CONVOCATORIA: Revisiting Queer Puerto Rican Sexualities: Queer Futures, Reinventions, and ExclusionsRevisitando las Sexualidades Puertorriqueñas Queer: Futuros Queer, Reinvenciones y Exclusiones
- New Centro Data Brief: Puerto Rican Same-Sex Households in the U.SIn 2014 there were an estimated 10,842 Puerto Rican same-sex cohabitating couples in the United States discernible from publicly available Census Bureau data.
- New Centro Data Brief: Puerto Rican Same-Sex Households in the Puerto Rico
In 2014 there were an estimated 3,278 Puerto Rican same-sex couple households in Puerto Rico discernible from publicly available Census Bureau data.
- Have you ordered your copy of CENTRO Journal?
The Spring 2016 issue of CENTRO Journal is now available. This issue’s title is “Counterstreaming: Measuring the Impact of Cultural Remittances. Essays in honor of Juan Flores.
- Call for papers: “Puerto Rican Bomba: Syncopating Bodies, Histories, and Geographies”
This special issue of CENTRO Journal aims to engage with bomba as a living tradition that is simultaneously music and dance, culture and cultural product
- Did you come to our Diaspora Summit?
We are still inspired by the incredible turn out at Puerto Rico Puerto Ricans, Centro's first-ever diaspora summit that focused on the stateside impacts of the island's current crisis.
- Centro mourns death of friend, civil rights leader and community organizer, Gilberto Gerena Valentín
Centro, Hunter College and CUNY mourn the loss of a dear friend and champion of the Puerto Rican and Latino Community, Gilberto Gerena Valentín
- Puerto Rico, Puerto Ricans: A Diaspora Summit
Save the DateTop scholars and leaders will come together to explore solutions to the critical problems facing our community at “Puerto Rico, Puerto Ricans: A Diaspora Summit.”
- Centro Calendar of Events Spring 2016Centro is proud to present a full calendar of exciting events for the spring 2016 semester.
- Second Season of PR Voices Premieres Tomorrow!The show’s second season expands its coverage, as it ventures into established and newer areas where the Puerto Rican spirit and culture lives on.
- Centro Archivist Visits Cuba with CUNY DelegationA delegation of ten CUNY librarians and archivists, representing CUNY colleges, Centro and the Dominican Studies Institute spent a week in La Habana
- ARtCHIVES: Jorge Luis Rodríguez
Exhibition extended until March 25, 2016
Don’t miss the opportunity to see the work and ephemera of Puerto Rican artist Jorge Luis Rodríguez
- Fall 2015 Issue of CENTRO Journal ReleasedThe Fall 2015 issue keeps with the journal's interdisciplinary and bilingual tradition by offering a diverse range of articles from some of the leading scholars in the field.
Upcoming 2016 Events
Exhibition: Cruising the Atlantic from NY to PR: The Steamship Journeys, 1900-1948
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
This exhibition brings together several private collections in what we expect to be a fascinating journey back in time.
Symposium: Puerto Rican Soundscapes- Exploring Puerto Rican Heritage Stateside through Roots, Jazz, and Classical Music
May 12, 2016 to May 14, 2016
This multi-day music colloquium examines the history, creation and reception of the musical genres of roots, jazz and classical music..
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Centro Library and Archives Historical Preservation and Research Partnership Program Fall 2015-Spring 2016
The Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library and Archives seeks Partners to collect, archival material, conduct research, and disseminate new knowledge about the history of Puerto Rican individuals in communities in the United States.