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CENTRO: Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies
VOLUME XXXI • NUMBER I • 2019

A Specific Beauty: Pablo Delano’s Photography in New York City, Hartford, and Santurce / Guillermo B. Irizarry

Adjustment Challenges: Puerto Ricans in New York City, 1938-1945. The Writings of Patria Aran Gosnell, Lawrence Chenaul,t and Frances M. Donohue / David Luciano and Gabriel Haslip-Viera

Language and Empire: Elizabeth Kneipple’s Colonial History of Puerto Rico / Solsiree del Moral

Let Me Write it First, and I'll Tell You What it is Later: An Interview with Willie Perdomo / Ana Portnoy Brimmer

The Imperial Gaze: Tourism and Puerto Rico — A Review Essay / Luis Aponte-Parés

Book Reviews

The Great Woman Singer: Gender and Voice in Puerto Rican Music, by Licia Fiol-Matta / (María Elena Cepeda)

Sponsored Migration: The State and Puerto Rican Postwar Migration to the United States, by Edgardo Meléndez / (Carlos Vargas-Ramos)

The Cambridge History of Latina/o American Literature, Edited by John Morán González and Laura Lomas / (Efrían Barradas)

 

CENTRO: Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies
VOLUME XXXI • NUMBER 2 • 2019

Special Issue / Número Especial

Puerto Rican Bomba: Syncopating Bodies, Histories, and Geographies
Bomba puertorriqueña: sincopando cuerpos, historias y geografías
Guest Editors / Editores Invitados

Jade Power Sotomayor and Pablo Luis Rivera

Introduction: Puerto Rican Bomba: Syncopating Bodies, Histories, and Geographies - Jade Power Sotomayor and Pablo Luis Rivera

Centro y periferia: las identidades en el nuevo movimiento de la bomba puertorriqueña - Bárbara I. Abadía-Rexach

Topografía social y cultural de las músicas africanas y afrodescendientes en el archipiélago puertorriqueño: la historia de las músicas afrodiaspóricas en Puerto Rico como antinomia de la historia folklorizada de la bomba - Noel Allende-Goitía

Suelta el Moño: The Herstories of Change Agents and Perpetuators of Bomba Culture - Melanie Maldonado

Queering bomba: rupturas con lo heteronormativo en la bomba puertorriqueña - Mónica C. Lladó Ortega

“Water Overflows with Memory”: Bomba, Healing, and the Archival Oceanic - Ashley Coleman Taylor

La música como herramienta política de los condenados: un acercamiento a la bomba puertorriqueña - Juan Gudiño Cabrera

The Bombazo-Fandango: An Interview with Hector Luis Rivera - Jade Power-Sotomayor

Bomba goes to College—How is that Working Out? - Shannon Dudley

MEMORIAS / MEMOIRS

Inventario de la serie “Conversatorios sobre la Bomba y la Cultura Puertorriqueña” instituidos por la organización Restauración Cultural - Pablo Luis Rivera

Book Reviews

Writing Puerto Rico. Our Decolonial Moment, by Guillermo Rebollo Gil - Manuel S. Almeida

Concrete and Countryside: The Urban and the Rural in the 1950s Puerto Rican Culture,by Carmelo Esterrich - Ivis García

The Constitutional Evolution of Puerto Rico and Other US Territories, 1898-Present, byGustavo Gelpí - Luis Galanes Valldejuli

 

 

CENTRO: Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies
VOLUME XXXI • NUMBER 3 • 2019

Erasing Race: Translating Out the “Afro” in René Marqués’s La carreta/The Oxcart / J. Bret Maney

Building Puerto Rico’s Anti-Colonial Literary Canon: Nilita Vientós Gastón’s Venture with Asomante / Enrique González-Conty

The Color Gradient of Economic Opportunity: Implications of Skin Tone Labor Market Segmentation for Puerto Ricans in the United States / M. Anne Visser

Beyond Good and Bad Fat: Understanding Puerto Rican Body Size Norms / Isa Rodríguez-Soto and Shir Lerman Ginzburg
 
The U.S. Alien Property Custodian vs. German Business in New York and Puerto Rico during the First World War / Humberto García-Muñiz

Book Reviews

Puerto Ricans in the United States: A Contemporary Portrait, 2nd Edition, by Edna Acosta-Belén and Carlos E. Santiago (Carmen Haydée Rivera Vega)

Healing Memories: Puerto Rican Women’s Literature in the United States, by Elizabeth Garcia (Carmen Haydée Rivera Vega)

Soldiers of the Nation: Military Service and Modern Puerto Rico, 1868-1952, by Harry Franqui-Rivera (Carlos I. Hernández)

The Battle for Paradise: Puerto Rico Takes on the Disaster Capitalists, by Naomi Klein (Víctor M. Rodríguez)