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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...
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...
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...
Puerto Rico, Puerto Ricans
Puerto Rico, Puerto Ricans is a series of search conferences that provide a safe space for the discussion of policy issues and the articulation of community responses to Puerto Rico's economic crisis from the perspective of stateside Puerto Ricans and other stakeholders. Conference programs are...
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...
November 12, 2016 at 9:30am - 6:30pm Silberman School of Social Work, Room 115AB 2180 Third Avenue (119th Street), NYC Moderators: Roxana Colorado, LN Strategic Consulting Services and Louis Perego Moreno, Program Dir. IPRHFF All day conference. Morning session: strategic planning, proposals, legal...
Poverty in Puerto Rico
October 13, 2016, 6-8pm West Building Faculty Lounge, 8th Floor Hunter College, 68th and Lexington, NYC Presenter: Hector R. Cordero-Guzman, Ph.D., Professor, Baruch College, CUNY A recent study on poverty in Puerto Rico since the 1990s which examines the characteristics of the poor in Puerto Rico...
Stories from Cruising the Atlantic from Porto Rico to New York: the Steamship Journeys, 1900-1940’s
Friday, September 22, 2016, 6-8 pm Centro Library Room 120, Silberman School of Social Work 2180 Third Avenue (119th Street), NYC Moderator: Pedro Juan Hernández Panelists: José Rafael Méndez and Gabriel Haslip-Viera, Professor Emeritus Through the years José Rafael Méndez has purchased steamship-...
West Building Cafeteria Lobby, 3rd Floor Hunter College, 68th and Lexivngton, NYC Centro staff will be available to answer questions about jobs, work-study, internships and volunteer opportunities available to students in areas of research, library data, statistics, communications, marketing and...
Exhibition open from October 5, 2016 to January 27, 2017 Panel: 6 - 7:30 PM RM 115AB, Silberman School of Social Work, 2180 Third Ave (119th St) Moderator: Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, writer and artist Panelists: Chris Batista, illustrator; Emilio J. López, illustrator and colorist; Will Rosado,...
Juan Gonzalez
September 19, 2016 from 4-6pm Lang Recital Hall, Room 404, North Building Hunter College, 69th and Lexington, NYC Guest speaker: Juan González, award-winning journalist, social activist, author of Harvest of Empire Annual Latino Heritage Month event by the Department of Africana and Puerto Rican/...
The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College 68th and Lexington Avenue Soloists: Heidi Grant Murphy, Soprano and Daniel Teadt, Baritone The Canticum Novum Singers and The New York Virtuoso Singers Conductor: Harold Rosenbaum Tickets $25-45 Kaye Playhouse Box Office $10 tickets available to Hunter students...
PR Soundscapes
This multi-day music colloquium examines the history, creation and reception of the musical genres of roots, jazz and classical music as each is adapted, interpreted and transformed by musicians within the United States. There will be an opening reception at the Americas Society, two days of...
CUNY Graduate Center: ARC Seminar Room 5318, 365 Fifth Ave, New York City, NY 10016 Panelists: Isar Godreau, Hilda Llorens, Alai Reyes Santos, Carlos Vargas Ramos RSVP: http://raceinpuertorico.eventbrite.com