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Wednesday, December 5, 2018 6:00 - 8:00 PM Glass Cafe, 3rd Floor, West Building Hunter College 68th Street and Lexington Ave. NY 10065 In his inspiring autobiography, " Not from Here, Not from There " , Diaz tells the story of his struggles and triumphs as his perspective widened from the New York...
Thursday, November 8, 2018 6:00 - 8:00 PM Centro Library and Archives Silberman Building, Rm 120 2180 Third Ave. at 119th St. New York, NY 10035 In Soldiers of the Nation , Harry Franqui-Rivera argues that the emergence of strong and complicated Puerto Rican national identities is deeply rooted in...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 6:00 - 8:00 PM Glass Cafe, 3rd Floor, West Building Hunter College 68th Street and Lexington Ave. NY 10065 Film and Discussion Puerto Rican Puppetry MEET THE DIRECTOR: Títeres en el Caribe Hispano/Puppetry in the Caribbean: Episode 3 (Puerto Rico) A chronological...
- Thursday, October 11, 2018 6-8 pm Faculty Dining Room, 8th Floor,West Building, Hunter College, 68th Street & Lexington Ave., NYC Two authors speak about their books using historical fiction to relate the female narrative in the 19 th Century (one in NYC and the other in Puerto Rico). Dr...
Thursday, September 27, 2018 6:00 - 8:00 PM Centro Library and Archives Silberman Building, Rm 120 2180 Third Ave. at 119th St. New York, NY 10035 Centro Press’ upcoming publication of Not the Time to Stay: The Unpublished Plays of Victor Fragoso , is an edited collection of the previously...
Thursday May 03, 2018 at 6pm - 8pm Silberman School of Social Work, Auditorium, 2180 Third Ave (at 119th Street), NYC The premiere of a new production by Centro’s media team. A film on the story of Tato Laviera, renowned Nuyorican poet, playwright, author and activist -- one of the greatest...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Centro Library and Archives Silberman School of Social Work 2180 Third Avenue/119th Street, NYC Room 121 The Center for Puerto Rican Studies invites you to a research seminar showcasing current research by Centro Research Associates and a Centro-based...
Opening Reception April 26, 2018 6-8 PM Centro Library and Archives Silberman Building, Rm 120 2180 Third Ave. at 119th St. New York, NY 10035 The Centro Archives are growing! Highlights from our newest archival acquisitions from such notables as Herman Badillo, Miriam Colon, Victor Fragoso and...
Puerto Rico, Puerto Ricans Diaspora Summit III Rebuild Puerto Rico #RebuildPR Hurricane Maria caused billions of dollars in damages to Puerto Rico and left 3.4 million island residents without electric power, potable water, and telecommunications. Recovery is estimated to take years. In response to...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 6-8 pm Faculty Dining Room, 8th Floor,West Building, Hunter College, 68th Street & Lexington Ave., NYC Population, Migration, and Socioeconomic Outcomes among Island and Mainland Puerto Ricans--La Crisis Boricua by Marie T. Mora; Alberto Dávila and Havidán Rodríguez -...
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 6-8 pm Centro Library and Archives Silberman Building, Rm 120 2180 Third Ave. at 119th St., NYC PUBLIC PROGRAM Elba Cabrera, the surviving sister talks about her siblings, Evelina López Antonetty and Lillian López, and their pioneering contributions to the community...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 6pm - 8pm Hunter Faculty Dining Room, 8th Floor, West Building, Hunter College New York City Llana Barber explores the transformation of Lawrence, Massachusetts, into New England’s first Latino-majority city. Like many industrial cities, Lawrence entered a downward...
Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 6pm - 8pm Centro Library Room 120, Silberman School of Social Work 2180 Third Avenue (119th Street) New York City Puerto Rican Labor History 1898-1934- Revolutionary Ideals and Reformist Politics by Carlos Sanabria (just released December 2017) presents a history of...
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...