Cafecito con… Esmeralda Santiago y las Comadres

Silberman School of Social Work Room 115 AB 2180 3rd Ave, New York, NY, United States
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at 6 PM ET In Esmeralda Santiago’s most recent novel, Las Madres, a close-knit group of three women who, over the course of a decades-long friendship, have created their own kind of family. Their story begins in Puerto Rico in the 1970s, and takes the reader to the Bronx in 2017.A … Continued

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Library and Archives Lunch Hour: New Books in Puerto Rican Studies

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 12 PM ET The holidays are right around the corner and it's not too late to find that perfect gift! Our Library Manager, Anibal Arocho loves to gift books and he has a full line up of perfect books to get for your loved ones (or yourself) this holiday season. … Continued

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Afternoon Tertulia: Puerto Rican Contributions to Hip-Hop

Hostos Community College - Repertory Theater 450 Grand Concourse, The Bronx, New York

Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 6 PM ET Hip-hop originated in African American and Puerto Rican low-income neighborhoods in the South Bronx and has grown to a global phenomenon. It's more than music, it's a cultural movement whose four pillars of DJing, MCing, breakdancing, and graffiti have generated numerous subcultures and developed lasting legacies.  Since … Continued

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La Meriendita Story Hour: Paloma’s Song for Puerto Rico: A Diary from 1898

Wednesday, December 6, 2023 at 4 PM ET Join CENTRO in East Harlem for La Meriendita, a story hour dedicated to children’s books! This month’s Meriendita features Paloma's Song for Puerto Rico: A Diary from 1898 by Adriana Erin Rivera. Paloma's Song for Puerto Rico was created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum … Continued

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Cafecito con… Laura Bravo: Curator of Ida y Vuelta

The Silberman School of Social Work 2180 3rd Ave, New York, New York
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Thursday, December 14, 2023 at 3 PM ET Join Professor Laura Bravo, curator of Ida y vuelta for un cafecito exploring the origins and development of this exhibition. The exhibit, whose name translates to Arrivals and Departures: Migration Experiences in Contemporary Puerto Rican Art, is curated by Dr. Laura Bravo and features 19 Puerto Rican … Continued

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Bridging the Divides: Mimi Sheller & Kevon Rhiney on Post-disaster futures in the Caribbean

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Wednesday, January 17th, at 1 PM ET This event is part of a speaker series organized by Bridging the Divides, a collaborative, interdisciplinary study group that seeks to  develop a new vocabulary and conceptual pathways for theorizing and reimagining Puerto Rico and its future. Mimi Sheller, Ph.D., is the Inaugural Dean of The Global School … Continued

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Afro-Latinas’ Realities: A Conversation about Racism, Healthcare, Economics, Education, and more.

Virtual

Join Creative JusticeInitiative, AfroLatino Forum, The Center for Puerto Rican Studies atHunter College (CENTRO) and our advisors and collaborators for an illuminating conversation that delves into the multifaceted experiences and realities ofAfro-Latinas across the Americas. As we gather to explore the themes of racism, healthcare, economics, and education, we will uncover the layers of complexity, … Continued

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Bridging the Divides: Yomaira Figueroa-Vásquez & Kyle Powys Whyte on Apocalypse and Indigenizing Futures

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Wednesday, January 31st, at 1 PM ET This event is part of a speaker series organized by Bridging the Divides, a collaborative, interdisciplinary study group that seeks to  develop a new vocabulary and conceptual pathways for theorizing and reimagining Puerto Rico and its future. Yomaira C. Figueroa-Vásquez is an Afro-Puerto Rican writer, teacher, and scholar … Continued

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New York Book Launch: Cuentos “Completos” by Manuel Ramos Otero

The LGBT Community Center 208 West 13th St Room 301, New York, New York, United States

Saturday, February 3, 2024 at 7 PM ET Join an all-star lineup for the New York launch of legendary diasporic Puerto Rican writer Manuel Ramos Otero’s Cuentos “completos” in a new Spanish edition published by Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña and Callejón, edited by Arnaldo Cruz-Malavé. With a bilingual reading by authors Giannina Braschi, Gerard Cabrera, Lawrence LaFountain-Stokes, Lina Meruane, Huáscar Robles, and Emanuel Xavier, help celebrate … Continued

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Library & Archives Lunch Hour: Celebrating Roberto Clemente

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Tuesday, February 6, 2024 at 12 PM ET Roberto Clemente was a trailblazer whose skill on the baseball diamond was matched only by his unwavering commitment to humanitarian causes. Don't miss this chance to immerse yourself in the world of Roberto Clemente – a celebration of a sports icon, a humanitarian, and a complex figure … Continued

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Dúo Copla: NYC Tour

Dúo Copla (José Maldonado & Ernesto Ramos) is a classical guitar duo from Puerto Rico that focuses on performing, arranging, and recording music by Puerto Rican composers. In March 2024, they will be performing at various universities and cultural institutions in New York. The tour includes performances at Bloomingdale School of Music on March 2nd, … Continued

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Partner Event: Curls, Coils, and Waves: The Afro Latina Experience

Latinx Project 20 Cooper Square, 3rd Floor, New York, NY, United States

Join the NYU Latinx Alumni Network and The Latinx Project for a celebration of Afro-Latinidad—featuring a panel discussion and an exclusive sizzle reel preview screening of I’m Not My Hair, a documentary by Cynthia Bastidas chronicling the natural hair journey of an Afro-Latina woman, Cristina Garcia de Leon, and the various ways anti-Blackness manifests itself … Continued

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The Puerto Rican Radical Tradition

The Silberman School of Social Work 2180 3rd Ave, New York, New York
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

Friday, March 1st, 2024 at 10 AM ET On March 1, 1954, Lolita Lebrón led a group of four members of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party in an armed attack on the U.S. Congress, to dramatize the ongoing colonial nature of the territorial relationship, in the wake of the “Commonwealth” constitution of 1952. Seventy years … Continued

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