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Centro’s, “Cucarachita Martina’s Musical Adventure,” to play at the 2021 Tribeca Festival The Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College’s animated short will be screened, Sunday, June 13, 2021 NEW YORK, May 18, 2021 — The Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College is proud to...
Dear friends and colleagues, I write you with mixed emotions. After extensive consideration, I have decided to step down as Director of the Center of Puerto Rican Studies (Centro) effective June 30, 2021. Apart from this, I have also requested a sabbatical leave for next academic year. I will...
The Fall 2020 issue of CENTRO Journal is now available. Special Issue: Post-Disaster Recovery in Puerto Rico and Local Participation Guest Editor: Edwin Meléndez Visit the Centro bookstore to order your copy today.
On September 28, 2020, the Black transfeminist collective, La Colectiva Feminista, summoned and organized the “¡Vivas nos queremos! — pa’ la tumba el patriarcado” march to end in front of La Fortaleza, the governor’s mansion, in Old San Juan, repeating their call to the Puerto Rican government to...
We are in the midst of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, and September tends to be the month with the most frequent and most destructive hurricanes. This week there have been five tropical cyclonic disturbances in the Atlantic, with hurricane Sally battering the Gulf of Mexico coast. The...
The Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Undergraduate Learning (CRiiAS) at the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras has invited Centro researcher, Dr. Carlos Vargas-Ramos, to present and participate in its upcoming Conversaciones necesarias: Racismo, comunidad y activismo en Puerto Rico to...
Clark University and the Center for Puerto Rican Studies (Centro) received a Knowledge Challenge grant for $224,000 from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to study how local ecosystems drive entrepreneurial outcomes in Puerto Rico after recent disasters devastated the island. Professor Ramón...
The Center for Puerto Rican Studies’ (Centro) Puerto Rico Initiative began in 2015, shortly after three major credit agencies downgraded several bonds issued by Puerto Rico to “junk status,” thus ushering the Puerto Rican government-debt crisis. Centro’s main concern at that time was to brainstorm...
Between 1898 and 1901, the United States began to develop a new expansionist territorial law and policy to rule Puerto Rico and the other territories anne xed during the Spanish-American War. Sometimes described as the doctrine of territorial incorporation or the doctrine of separate and unequal,...
Hunter College Coronavirus update CUNY Coronavirus Update Online Resources for Children and Adolescents Building our home in uncertain times The negative psychological effects of living on isolation can be reduce by following a series of important steps... Asociación de Psicología de Puerto Rico...