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2017 Calendar of Events

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...

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...

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...

May

Thursday, May 4, 2017

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...

Friday, May 12, 2017

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...