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Forum In Their Own Voices: Contextualizing The Puerto Rican Experience Through Oral History Wednesday, October 22, 2014 5:30-7:30 pm West Building B126 Subway Level Puerto Rican Experience Through Oral History The most important items reposing in the Centro Archives are not just our documents,...
RESEARCH SEMINAR Thursday October 16 2014 6:00-8:00 pm West Building, 3rd Floor, Glass Café A Conversation about Perspectives on Migration Centro researcher Carlos Vargas Ramos will let us in on some of the reasons Puerto Ricans do not vote at higher rates, despite their being citizens. Prof...
Thursday, September 18, 2014, 12-3 pm OPEN House West Building Lobby, 3rd Floor
Shaping Puerto Rican Identity: Selections from the DivEdCo Collection
Extended to July 11, 2014 Hunter College School of Social Work Main Lobby The Lois V. and Samuel J. Silberman Building 2180 Third Avenue and 119th Street Open to the public daily. Visitors will need to check in at the Welcome Center located in the main lobby entrance. Throughout June, Centro is...
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...
The Legacy of Tato Laviera: The AmeRícan Poet Meet the Author And Book Launch The AmeRícan Poet: Essays of the Work of Tato Laviera Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 6-8 pm Hunter College’s 68th Street Campus Faculty Dining Room, West Building, 8th Floor Join us for a conversation on the legacy of beloved...
A Theatrical Night with Pura Belpré: Walking Outside the Book By Clarisel González With a suitcase full of colorful puppets and props, bilingual actress, storyteller, singer/songwriter and puppeteer Flor Bromley performed one of her favorite theater roles: Pura Belpré, the storyteller and performer...
Saturday, December 7, 2013, 3-6 pm Workshop Décimas: Ancient Form, New Stories Talk/workshop highlighting the similarities between the “décima” musical/poetic traditions of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Presenter: Raquel Z. Rivera Centro Library and Archives Silberman School of Social...
Tracking the South Bronx photos by Carlos Ortiz
Nov 22, 2013 - Feb 1, 2014 Tracking the South Bronx photos by Carlos Ortiz Photo selection by Juan Fernando Morales and Jose Morales The work featured in the exhibit, entitled Tracking the South Bronx , presents an important counter-narrative to the prevailing images of the Bronx in the 70s, 80s,...
Carlos Ortiz: Tracking the South Bronx March 2-April 30 Bronx Library Center 310 E Kingsbridge Road, Bronx Carlos Ortiz’s photography is returning home to the Bronx. After Centro’s successful Carlos Ortiz: Tracking the South Bronx photo exhibition at the Hunter College Silberman School of Social...
By Clarisel Gonzalez Over 200 supporters packed the September 20th opening of Centro’s two historic art exhibits on the theme Nuyorican. Both exhibits are available for viewing until October 31 as part of Centro’s ongoing 40th anniversary activities. One show, entitled nu-YO-Rican , in the Hunter...
Sixty-five musicians, scholars, students, community members, fans and family members of el maestro Rafael Hernández attended Centro’s November 12 panel discussion at Hunter College to learn more about the legacy of this great Puerto Rican composer. Hernández, known for such masterpieces as Lamento...
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...
Please join us for a conversation with three of the artists participating in Centro’s nu-YO-Rican exhibit, Diógenes Ballester, Rodriguez Calero and Marcos Dimas. Come meet the artists at 5 pm, Saturday, October 19, at the Centro Library and Archives. Make sure to also stop by the exhibit, which is...