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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 at 119th St. New York, NY 10035 Centro Press’ upcoming publication of Not the Time to Stay: The Unpublished Plays of Victor Fragoso , is an edited collection of the previously...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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
Nationalist Heroines: Puerto Rican Women History Forgot 1930s -1950s
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 from 6pm-8pm Glass Cafe 3rd Floor, West Building Hunter College, 68th and Lexington, NYC, Meet the Author: Olga Jimenez de Wagenheim Nationalist Heroines: Puerto Rican Women History Forgot 1930s -1950s Commentators: Katherine T. McCaffrey and Jason Cortes In Nationalist...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 from 6pm-8pm Hunter College, 68th and Lexington, NYC, Room: TBA, Meet the Author: Jorge Fidel Lopez Commentator: Julio Pabon Jorge Fidel Lopez: Sobre la vida de Hiram Gabriel Bithorn Sosa (The Life of Hiram Gabriel Bithorn Sosa). New book about Hiram Bithorn, the first...