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Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 6pm - 8pm North Cafe, West Building, 3rd Floor Hunter College, 68th Street & Lexington Avenue Licia Fiol-Matta analyzes the lives and works of Ruth Fernandez, Myrta Silva, Ernestina Reyes (La Calandria) and Lucecita. New York and the diaspora play a huge role in the...
Friday, November 10, 2017 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM Silberman School of Social Work 2180 Third Avenue (119th Street), NYC In light of the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria to Puerto Rico and the ongoing rebuilding efforts, Centro’s Creative Network of the Puerto Rican Diaspora in partnership with Prime...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 6pm - 8pm Faculty Lounge 8th Floor, West Building Hunter College, 68th Street and Lexington Avenue Race, Front and Center: Perspectives on Race among Puerto Ricans A panel presentation by contributing writers featured in the forthcoming Centro Publications edited volume...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 through January, 2018 Monday - Friday, 10am - 5pm Centro Library Room 120 Silberman School of Social Work 2180 Third Avenue (119th Street), NYC Centro hosts the final stop of this exhibition which illustrates the live and contributions of three sisters: Evelina Lopez...
October 28, Saturday 2017 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Silberman School of Social Work 2180 Third Avenue (119th Street), NYC The Puerto Rican diaspora has engaged in a solidarity movement that is unprecedented in our history, and Centro is playing a unique convening, informational, and documentarian role in...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 6pm - 8pm North Cafe, Hunter College, West Building Lobby, 3rd Floor, 68th Street & Lexington Avenue Sponsored Migration Sponsored Migration places Puerto Rico's migration policy in its historic context, examining the central role the Puerto Rican government played...
Puerto Rico, Puerto Ricans Diaspora Summit II
May 12, 2017 - May 13, 2017 Silberman School of Social Work 2180 Third Avenue (119th Street), NYC RSVP : Puerto Rico, Puerto Ricans Diaspora Summit II Learn about the current economic situation in Puerto Rico and its impact on stateside Puerto Ricans like you. Connect with fellow boricuas to share...
Asi Somos
May 04, 2017, 6pm - 8pm Centro Library and SB 115 & 120, Silberman School of Social Work Asi Somos I Who We Are Chicago-based author Ada Nivia Lopez and photographer Mark Joseph will present Asi Somos / Who We Are, a unique collection of artful, vibrant images capturing the diversity and...
April 26, 2017 at 6pm - 8pm Faculty Dining Room, 8th Floor, West Building, Hunter College Radical Imagination, Radical Humanity: Puerto Rican Political Activism in New York Radical Imagination, Radical Humanity provides firsthand accounts of militant Puerto Rican activists in 1970s New York City...
April 05, 2017 at 6pm - 8pm Roosevelt House, Hunter College National events introducing a special issue of CENTRO Journal examining the Jones Act of 1917 and the granting to U.S. Citizenship to Puerto Ricans . Events include speakers on the issues surrounding the Jones Act. April 5, 2017 Roosevelt...
March 29, 2017 at 6pm - 8pm ​Centro Boardroom E1442, East Building, Hunter College Before the Wave: Puerto Ricans in Philadelphia, 1910–1945 This book recounts the genesis of the Puerto Rican community in Philadelphia during the interwar years (1917-1945) and connects the origins of this community...
March 08, 2017 6pm - 8pm Glass Cafe, 3rd Floor, West Building, Hunter College Puerto Rico: What Everyone Needs to Know This new book provides a succinct, authoritative introduction to the Island's rich history, culture, politics, and economy. The book begins with a historical overview of Puerto...
Bodega
February 23, 2017 at 6pm - 9pm Centro Library Room 120, Silberman School of Social Work The Bodega: A Cornerstone of Puerto Rican Barrios (The Justo A Martí Collection) Professor Carlos Sanabria selected thirty-five images for a photo essay book about Puerto Rican bodegas as captured by...
Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 6–8 PM Room SB 115 Silberman School of Social Work 2180 Third Avenue (119th Street) Conversation with director Diego Echeverria about his documentary films, including the revival of the film Los Sures, based on the South Williamsburg community in Brooklyn. We will...
Puerto Rico, Puerto Ricans
Puerto Rico, Puerto Ricans is a series of search conferences that provide a safe space for the discussion of policy issues and the articulation of community responses to Puerto Rico's economic crisis from the perspective of stateside Puerto Ricans and other stakeholders. Conference programs are...