Cafecito con Arcadio Diaz-Quiñones

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Join Centro for a Cafecito con… Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones on May 11th, 2022 at 4 PM EST! This conversation between Dr. Diaz-Quiñones and Sofía Gallisá Muriente will explore Arcadio’s extensive history in Puerto Rican studies across various genres including memory and resistance throughout the diaspora. Dr. Díaz-Quiñones has explored topics of colonial capitalism, militarization, ecocide, massive … Continued

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Fellows’ Showcase: Accessibility and Intersectionality in the PR Syllabus

Join The Puerto Rico Syllabus Research and Curricular Fellows Abner Aldarondo, José Gabriel Figueroa Carle, Tania Ríos Marrero, and Daniel Vázquez as they present their extensive work on accessibility, translation, and research which improved The Puerto Rico Syllabus website across a variety of disciplines and contemporary topics. The improved and more accessible website features updates … Continued

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Hiram Maristany Memorial

El Teatro at the Museo del Barrio 1230 5th Ave, New York, New York
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A special memorial celebration honoring El Barrio native, Hiram Maristany. The memorial event honoring Hiram Maristany will be held at El Teatro in El Museo del Barrio from 1:00PM to 3:00 PM on May 15. Please join as we celebrate his life, his work documenting the Puerto Rican experience in New York City, and his … Continued

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Library Lunch Hour: Puerto Rican Poets

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Join us on Tuesday, April 26th at 12 PM EST for a Library Lunch Hour: Puerto Rican Poets. Did you know? April is Poetry Month! Tune in to this Library Lunch Hour to learn all about the Poetry Collections that are housed in our archives. Our library manager, Aníbal, will review the meaningful works of … Continued

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Data Hub Teach In: Demographic Dashboard Story

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Join us on May 26th at 12 PM EST for a Data Hub Teach In: Socio-Demographic data of Puerto Ricans in the U.S. and PR: 2010 to 2019. Centro’s Data Hub developed a dashboard showcasing Puerto Rican population data, including in-and-out migration from Puerto Rico, educational attainment and language proficiency, income, employment, housing, health and … Continued

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CENTRO at the 152nd Street Cultural Festival

Catch us at the 152nd Street Cultural Festival on Saturday, May 28th from 11 AM - 6 PM EST, where we will be tabling alongside many others. Set in The Bronx, “El Condado de la Salsa,” The National Puerto Rican Day Parade has hosted this annual cultural event since 1995 where we welcome all families … Continued

Centro at The 35th Annual Loisaida Festival

Catch Centro at the 35th Annual Loisaida Festival! After a 2 year hiatus, the festival is back on with this years theme of “Taking it back to our streets! – ¡Regresando a nuestras calles!”, highlighting the return of the festivities to Avenue C – renamed Loisaida Ave. in 1987. This conic community celebration will bring … Continued

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Cafecito con Rocío Zambrana

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Join us for a Cafecito con Rocio Zambrana on June 8th, 2022 at 4 PM EST. Professor Rocio Zambrana will be in conversation with Dr. Raquel Salaz Rivera in presenting her new book Colonial Debts. Colonial Debts explores neoliberal coloniality out of Puerto Rico’s debt crisis and the ways in which debt functions as a … Continued

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The 37th Annual 116th Street Festival

Join us on Saturday, June 11th at 10 AM EST for the 37th annual 116th Street Festival. This in person event will take place on 116th Street and Third Avenue, and will feature live music performances, community art, and food influenced by Puerto Rican and Hispanic culture. The 116th Street Festival started in 1985 as … Continued

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National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2022

Join us on Sunday, June 12th at 11 AM EST for the 65th National Puerto Rican Day Parade (NPRDP)! In this yearly in-person event, the NPRDP will highlight Puerto Rican culture, achievements and legacy with music, dance and colorful displays of cultural pride before an estimated 1.5 million spectators. After a mandatory two-year hiatus due … Continued

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Jornadas Educativas: 2nd Conference on Art, Research, and Multidisciplinary Creation

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Join us on Thursday, June 16th at 4 PM and Friday, June 17th through Saturday, June 18th starting at 11 AM EST for Jornadas Educativas - 2nd Conference on Art, Research, and Multidisciplinary Creation. In this event, the applicants of our collaborative call with el Museo del Arte de Puerto Rico will come together to … Continued

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Library Lunch Hour: Queer Identity in Media

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Join us on Tuesday, June 21st at 12 PM EST for the final Library Lunch Hour of the year: Queer Identity in Media. This Library Lunch Hour stars Heriberto Gonzalez, the host of HoMoVISIONES, the first television program to cover LGBTQ+ issues from the Latino/Latina/LatinX perspective, as the host of this event. James King, Artistic … Continued

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A CONVERSATION WITH CONGRESSMAN RITCHIE TORRES ON THE FUTURE OF PUERTO RICO

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  In this hybrid event, Hunter College President Jennifer Raab and CENTRO’s Directora, Dr. Yarimar Bonilla, will welcome U.S. Representative Ritchie Torres (NY 15th), to the historic Hunter College Roosevelt House to discuss Rep. Torres' legislative initiative to bring an end to the Puerto Rico Financial Oversight and Management Board (known locally as La Junta). … Continued

Basquiat: King Pleasure through a Decolonial Lens

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Join us on Wednesday, June 29th at 4 PM EST for an Afternoon Tertulia - Basquiat: King Pleasure through a Decolonial Lens. This event will feature a conversation between Dr. Yasmin Ramirez and Dr. Frances Negrón-Muntaner as they discuss the career, legacy, and impact of Jean-Michel Basquiat as portrayed in the current exhibit: Jean Michel Basquiat: King … Continued

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