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CENTRO The Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College Presents: New Directions in Puerto Rican Studies: A One Day Symposium Thursday July 8, 2021 via Zoom 9:30am CENTRO Director Yarimar Bonilla , Welcome Message 10:00 am Alessandra Rosa “"Even if they promise, you know it won't happen":...
Thursday, June 3, 2021 5:00 PM EST | 4:00 PM CST RSVP: https://centropr.nationbuilder.com/puerto_rican_migrant_farmworkers The exhibit, Puerto Rican Migrant Farmworkers: Enduring Experiences in Continental U.S. Agriculture explores the long history of the administrative and legislative attempts to...
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 5:00 PM EST | 4:00 PM CST Puerto Ricans who migrated to New York joined one of the largest concentrations of urban wage workers in the world. Most migrants were already familiar with the routines and conditions of wage work while others had to adjust to the challenges of a...
There are many reasons why Puerto Rico, after more than 122 years, continues to be a colony of the United States. The island’s media system is one of the factors that most contributes to maintaining this relationship of dependence and subjugation. The book The News Media in Puerto Rico: Journalism...
Thursday, April 29, 2021 | 3:00 PM EST/2:00 CST This webinar examines the unequal impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Puerto Ricans, and Hispanics in general. For the first time, researchers will present data on Puerto Ricans on health and social impacts from stateside communities and in the island...
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 6:00 - 7:00 PM Virtual Event Side by Side: US Empire, Puerto Rico, and the Roots of American Youth Literature and Culture In Side by Side: US Empire, Puerto Rico, and the Roots of American Youth Literature and Culture , author Marilisa Jiménez García focuses on the...
Thursday, April 22, 2021 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Virtual Event Patria examines the activities and ideals of Puerto Rican revolutionaries exiles in New York City at the end of the nineteenth century. The study is centered in the writings, news reports, and announcements by and about Puerto Ricans in the...
eJournal Presentation The Puerto Rican Experience in the U.S. Military: A Century of Unheralded Service And Celebration of National Borinqueneers’ Day The impact and meaning of the Puerto Ricans’ service in the armed forces of the United States go beyond mere numbers. Their service has served to...
Thursday, March 25th, 2021 6 PM Virtual Event Full Panel Q and A Tami Gold, Pam Sporn and Ricardo Gabriel María Elizabeth Pérez y González and Dr. Virginia Sanchez Korrol Q and A María Elizabeth Pérez y González and Dr. Virginia Sanchez Korrol and Ricardo Gabriel Co-Sponsors Making the Impossible...
Thursday, March 18, 2021 3:00 – 5:00 pm EST via Zoom This webinar will introduce participants to the process and challenges New Yorkers, particularly Hispanics, will face in the upcoming redistricting of congressional districts that takes place every ten years. Centro: the Center for Puerto Rican...