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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...
Pioneros II
Meet the Author Pioneros II, The story of the Puerto Rican Pioneers Community members celebrated Pioneros II, the story of the Puerto Rican pioneers who helped shape the story of New York City within a fifty-year period. The Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College is curator of the book...
Meet the Author In Visible Movement: Nuyorican Poetry from the Sixties to Slam Thursday, November 20 2014 6:00-8:00 pm Hunter College, Faculty Dining Room, West Building, 8th Floor This Thursday, poet, performer and scholar Tomas Urayoán-Noel will be presenting his book In Visible Movement:...
Meet the Author A Conversation with Pepon Osorio Presenters: Jennifer A. González Chon Noriega Pepón Osorio Friday, May 9th 6-8 pm Silberman School of Social Work 2180 Third Avenue East 119th Street, Auditorium
Two Famed Puerto Ricans Step Out Of Their Books Soy Gilberto Gerena Valentin: memorias de un Puertorriqueño en Nueva York Tuesday, May 6 10 am – Noon Hunter College 68th Street & Lexington Avenue North Building, Room C105 ¡Peposo! A Conversation with Pepón Osorio Friday, May 9 6-8 pm Silberman...
Meet the Author Series Still Dreaming: My Journey from the Barrio to Capitol Hill A candid, savvy, inspiring and often hilarious memoir. Author: Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez. Centro is very excited to co-sponsor a book reading and signing with Illinois Congressman Luis Gutiérrez at Centro’s...
Meet the Author Documentary, Memories on the Wall: Education and Enrichment Through Community Murals presented by Maria Dominguez Book presentation, El arte de la identidad by Raquel M. Ortiz Rodriguez Wednesday, May 1, 2013 6-8:00 pm Silberman School of Social Work, 2180 Third Avenue, 119th Street...
Meet the Author Presenter: Myrna Nieves Commentator: Edna Acosta-Belén, Vanessa Pérez-Rosario Wednesday, April 17, 2013 6-8:00 pm Hunter College, Faculty Dining Room, East Building, 8th Floor Breaking Ground: Anthology of Puerto Rican Women Writers in New York 1980-2012 The anthology presents a...
Meet the Author Series The Making of a Nuyorican Poet: Hey Yo! Yo Soy! Presenters: Jesús Papoleto Meléndez, Urayoán Noel Tomás Tuesday, March 12, 6-8 pm Silberman School of Social Work, 2180 Third Avenue, 119th Street, Auditorium Jesús Papoleto Meléndez. His book Hey Yo! Yo Soy! is a collection of...