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2017 Calendar of Events


October

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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...

November

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

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...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 6pm - 8pm Faculty Lounge 8th Floor, West Building Hunter College, 68th Street and Lexington Avenue Race, Front and Center: Perspective on Race among Puerto Ricans A panel presentation by contributing writers featured in the forthcoming Centro Publications edited volume:...

December

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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...

April

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

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...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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...

March

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

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...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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...

February

Thursday, February 16, 2017

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...

Thursday, February 23, 2017

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...