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Centro Journal CENTRO: Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies Vol. XXIII, no. 1, Spring 2011 Essays: Central Park Rumba: Nuyorican Identity and The Return to African Roots Berta Jottar Pidieron cacao: Latinidad and Black Identity in the Reggaetón of Don Omar Jennifer Domino Rudolph Pluralism and Ethnicity in New York City Politics: The Case of Puerto Ricans José E. Cruz Pedro Albizu...Read more
Centro Journal Volume XXII, Number 1, Spring 2010 CENTRO: Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies SPECIAL ISSUE: PUERTO RICAN FLORIDA Guest Editors: Jorge Duany and Patricia Silver The “Puerto Ricanization” of Florida: Historical Background and Current Status [An Introduction]—Jorge Duany and Patricia Silver La diáspora en la frontera: retos y oportunidades para el estudio del Orlando...Read more
Centro Journal CENTRO: Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies Volume xxi, number 1—Spring 2009 Table of Contents Essays: Resisting the Racial Binary? Puerto Ricans’ Encounter with Race in Depression-Era New York City —Lorrin Thomas Changed Identities: A Racial Portrait of Two Extended Families,1909–present —Gabriel Haslip-Viera Remembering Pura Belpré’s Early Career at the 135th Street...Read more
Centro Journal Volume XX - Number 1 (Spring 2008) Special Section: Functions and valorization of language in Puerto Rico Guest Editor:Alicia Pousada Functions and valorization of language in Puerto Rico: An introduction Alicia Pousada “Language is our only homeland”: An interview with Luz María Umpierre Carmen Haydée Rivera Delegitimizing oppressive culture: The voice of counter-discourse in...Read more
Centro Journal **Volume XIX, Number 1(Spring 2007) Puerto Rican Queer Sexualities Guest Editors: Luis Aponte-Parés, Jossianna Arroyo, Elizabeth Crespo-Kebler, Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes, Frances Negrón-Muntane Puerto Rican Queer Sexualities: Introduction Luis Aponte-Parés, Jossianna Arroyo, Elizabeth Crespo-Kebler, Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes, Frances Negrón-Muntaner Setting them straight:...Read more
Centro Journal Volume XVIII - Number 1 (Spring 2006) Military Legacies and Popular Struggle in Vieques. Katherine T. McCaffrey, Guest Editor Spring 2006 Vol.XVIII, No.1, 296 pages Introduction Katherine T. McCaffrey The Cold War and the second expropriations of the Navy in Vieques César Ayala Casás & José Bolivar Fresneda Las camisetas de Vieques: mitología y militancia de una lucha popular...Read more
Centro Journal Volume XVII - Number 1 (Spring 2005) Puerto Rican Music and Dance: Rican Structing Roots/Routes, Part II Spring 2005 Vol.XVII, No.1, 288 pages Technologies: Transculturations of race, gender and ethnicity in Arturo A. Schomburg's Masonic writings Jossianna Arroyo Two variants of Caribbean nationalism: Marcus Garvey and Pedro Albizu Campos Juan Manuel Carrión Puerto Rico: The...Read more
Centro Journal Volume 16, no. 1 2004 spring Special Issue: Puerto Rican Music and Dance: RicanStructing Roots/Routes, Part I Juan Flores and Wilson A. Valentín-Escobar Preface Juan Flores and Wilson A. Valentín-Escobar The Year 1898 in the Music of the Caribbean: Cuba and Puerto Rico in the Machinations of the U.S. Music Industry Leonardo Acosta When Bomba Becomes the National Music of the Puerto...Read more
Centro Journal Volume XV - Number 1 (Spring 2003) Spring 2003 Vol.XV,No.1, 244 pages Introduction Jose E. Cruz, Guest Editor Puerto Rican Politics in the United States: Examination of Major Perspectives and Theories Edgardo Meléndez The Political Participation of Puerto Ricans in New York City Carlos Vargas-Ramos Save Hostos: The Struggle for a College in the South Bronx, 1973-1978 Gerald Meyer...Read more
Centro Journal Volume XIV - Number 1 (Spring 2002) Spring 2002 Vol.XIV,No.1, 188 pages Masculinidad hegemónica, sexualidad y transgresión Rafael L. Ramírez y Víctor I. García Toro Pop Latinidad: Puerto Ricans in the Latin Explosion, 1999 Licia Fiol-Matta Sobre dominicanos y puertorriqueños: movimiento perpetuo? Rita De Maeseneer La Vida, Moynihan, and other Libels: Migration, Social Science and...Read more