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Hurricane Fiona Teach-In: Decolonizing Recovery

Silberman School of Social Work Room 115 AB 2180 3rd Ave, New York

This teach-in, the first in a series of public events organized by the Mellon funded Bridging the Divides Decolonization Study Group, asks our community to think about the lessons we have learned in the 5 years since Hurricane María made landfall in Puerto Rico and how those lessons can be applied in light of Hurricane … Continued


Cafecito con… The Whitney Museum of Art: “no existe un mundo poshuracán”

no existe un mundo poshuracán: Puerto Rican Art in the Wake of Hurricane Maria is on display at the Whitney Museum of Art from November 23rd, 2022–April 23rd 2023. The exhibition explores how artists have responded to the transformative years since that event by bringing together more than fifty artworks made over the last five … Continued

Afternoon Tertulia: Puerto Rico and SCOTUS: 100 years of Colonial Rule

The year 2022 marks the centennial of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Balzac v. People of Porto Rico, one of the most consequential Supreme Court rulings that shaped the status of Puerto Rico and Puerto Ricans within the US empire. Tune in for this Afternoon Tertulia as we unravel the latest CENTRO Journal, Back to … Continued