Centro Journal 21, no. 2 (Fall 2009)

Centro Journal 21, no. 2 (Fall 2009)


Activism an d Change among Puerto Ricans in New York, 1960s and 1970s
Guest Editors: Xavier F. Totti and Félix V. Matos Rodríguez

Table of Contents

Activism and Change among Puerto Ricans in New York, 1960s and 1970s: An Introduction
Xavier F. Tott i and Félix V. Matos Rodríguez

From Community Control to Consent Decree: Puerto Ricans Organizing for Education and Language Rights in the 1960s and 70s New York City
Anthony De Jesús and Madeline Pérez

Memories: Reflections on Puerto Rican History: Aspira in the Sixties and the Coming of Age of the Stateside Puerto Rican Community
Louis Nuñez

Haciendo patria desde la metrópoli: The Cultural Expressions of the Puerto Rican Diaspora
Edna Acosta-Belén

Memories: Puerto Rican and Deaf: A View from the Borderland
Andrés Torres

The Struggle Against “Urban Renewal” in Manhattan’s Upper West Side
and the Emergence of El Comité

Rose Muzio

¡Palante, Siempre Palante! Interview with Richie Perez
Iris Morales

Puerto Rican and Educational Rights: A History of the 1960 City College
Takeover (An Interview with Five Participants)

Lillian Jiménez

Beginnings: Puerto Rican Studies Revisited
Maribel Ortiz Márquez

Memories: Two Reading Rooms and the Librarian’s Office:
The Evolution of the Centro Library and Archives

Nélida Pérez

Radical Contexts: Puerto Rican Politics in the 1960s and 1970s
and the Center for Puerto Rican Studies

Carmen Teresa Whalen

Puerto Rican Studies: Changing Islands of Knowledge
Pedro Cabán

Book Reviews
Contributors and Acknowledgements

Memories and Migrations: Mapping Boricua & Chicana Histories, edited by Vicki L. Ruiz and John R. Chávez (Yolanda Nieves)

Matters of Choice: Puerto Rican Women’s Struggle for Reproductive Freedom By Iris López reviewed by Hilda Lloréns

Nuyorican Dream Directed by Laurie Collyer reviewed by Jorge Duany

The Book of Salsa: A Chronicle of Urban Music from the Caribbean to New York City. By César Miguel Rondón [Trans. Frances Aparicio with Jackie White] reviewed by Marisol Negrón

Arsenio Rodríguez and the Transnational Flows of Latin Popular Music
By David F. Garcia reviewed by Halbert Barton

Straight Outta Puerto Rico: Reggaeton’s Rough Road to Glory Directed by James Chankin and Leigh Savidge reviewed by Marisol LeBrón

Jesús María Sanromá: An American Twentieth-Century Pianist By Alberto Hernández reviewed by Edgardo Díaz Díaz

Militarismo y clases sociales en Vieques: 1910–1950 By Miguel Ángel Santiago Ríos reviewed by José Bolivar

Indigenous Resurgence in the Contemporary Caribbean: Amerindian Survival and Revival Edited by Maximilian C. Forte reviewed by Gabriel Haslip-Viera

Out of Bounds: Islands and the Demarcation of Identity in the Hispanic CaribbeanBy Dara E. Goldman reviewed by Ángel A. Rivera