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Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:00 - 8:00 PM Glass Cafe 3rd Floor, West Building, Hunter College 68th and Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10065 RSVP: http://centropr.nationbuilder.com/carmenmercado Meet the Author Carmen I. Mercado “ Navigating Teacher Education in Complex and Uncertain Times: Connecting...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 6:00 - 8:00 PM Centro Library Room 120, Silberman School of Social Work 2180 Third Avenue at 119th Street, NY, NY 10035 The story of Tato Laviera, renowned Nuyorican poet, playwright, author and activist -- one of the greatest representatives of the Nuyorican movement and...
Thursday, May 2, 2019 6:00 - 8:00 PM Centro Library Room 120, Silberman School of Social Work 2180 Third Avenue at 119th Street, NY, NY 10035 Plena is an original Puerto Rican musical tradition in the form of storytelling song. The documentary traces the historical and cultural development of plena...
Thursday, April 4, 2019 6:00 - 8:00 PM Centro Library Room 120, Silberman School of Social Work 2180 Third Avenue at 119th Street, NY, NY 10035 Pura Belpré, New York City’s first Puerto Rican librarian was an ambassador for the New York Public Library’s work with the Puerto Rican/Latino community...
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 12:45 -2:15 PM Hemmerdinger Screening Room 706, East Building Library, 7th Floor Hunter College, 68th Street and Lexington Avenue, NYC 10065 ROOM CHANGE: The event is now at the Hemmerdinger Screening Room 706, East Building Library, 7 th Floor at Hunter College, 68 th Street...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 6pm - 8pm Glass Café, 3rd Floor West Building Hunter College, 68th Street and Lexington Avenue, NYC 10065 Psychoanalysis in the Barrios : Race, Class and the Unconscious Panel will discuss pressing issues raised by the new anthology Psychoanalysis in the Barrios: Race,...
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 6:00 - 8:00 PM Centro Library Room 120, Silberman School of Social Work 2180 Third Avenue at 119th Street, NY, NY 10035 A recollection and analysisof the role of ethnic identity in Puerto Rican politics in New York City between 1960 and 1990. Jose Cruz argues that Puerto...
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, 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, 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 -...
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...