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Picturing Puerto Rico Under the American Flag:
The Photographs of Louise Rosskam, 1937-1948
May 11 – July 21, 2012



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Make a Donation to
Centro’s 100 Puerto Ricans



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I’d Still be Puerto Rican Even if Born on the Moon
Yo sería borincano, aunque naciera en la luna*



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King of Cans
El Rey de las Latas



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Become Part of Our History:
Join Centro’s 100 Puerto Ricans



To encourage individuals and organizations to record and document their experiences for future generations, Centro and a group of community volunteers have launched the 100 Puerto Ricans Campaign. The goal is to urge those who have made a difference in our community to donate their important documents to the Centro Archives which will expand and fill gaps in our collections.

Contact: Alicia Rodríguez or call 212-396-7881

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CALL FOR PAPERS
Special issue of CENTRO Journal
Puerto Rican Literature of the Continent Recovered


Guest Editor: Nicolás Kanellos (nkanello@central.uh.edu)Brown Foundation Professor and Director of Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage, University of Houston






HISTORICAL PRESERVATION and RESEARCH PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM
FALL and SPRING 2012-2013

Research Partnership Awards

Fall Application Deadline: 1 August 2012
Fall Announcement: 1 September 2012
Fall Projects Starting: 10 September 2012
Fall Projects Ending: 15 December 2012

Spring Application Deadline: 1 November 2012
Spring Announcement: 16 Jannuary 2013
Spring Projects Starting: 6 February 2013
Spring Projects Ending: 15 June 2013

The Center for Puerto Rican Studies (Centro) seeks partners to collect archival material, conduct research, and disseminate new knowledge about the history of Puerto Rican individuals and communities in the United States.

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Centro Research Exchange Fellows
to Discuss Their Work

The work of our spring and summer Research Exchange Fellows, who are doing valuable research on a variety of topics of interest to the stateside Puerto Rican community, will be highlighted at a Centro roundtable discussion.

An informal reception will follow

Thursday, June 28th, 4:00-6:00pm
Centro Conference Room E1442
Hunter College, East Building, 14th Floor
68th Street and Lexington Ave.

RSVP by Phone (212) 396-6545 or by Email Evelyn Collazo

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Centro’s events are usually live streamed. If you can’t attend, visit our website at Centro Live Stream Event to view our events live. To watch past Centro events, visit our channel at http://youtube.com/centropr.



Celebrating the Spirit of a Puerto Rican Warrior Yolanda Sánchez

Yolanda Sánchez’s favorite quote was “Yo soy la vida, la fuerza, la mujer” (“I am life, strength, woman”) by Puerto Rican poet Julia de Burgos. In many ways, this community activist lived this quote in all aspects of her life, judging from the statements from family members, colleagues, community leaders, scholars, and elected officials expressed at a memorial for Yolanda Sánchez, a trailblazer in the world of social work and a leader in the Puerto Rican community. She died on June 11, 2012 at Metropolitan Hospital.

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Casita Maria & Dancing in the Streets present
SOUTH BRONX CULTURE TRAIL:
SNEAK PREVIEW OF THE TRAIL


Take a guided 1-hour tour of the first leg of the South Bronx Culture Trail. Explore prominent sites in the South Bronx's history Event Details

Saturday, June 23, 2012
2 pm & 4:30 pm
FREE! Tour Iconic Bronx Sites! & New Tats Cru Mural!

Location
Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education
928 Simpson Street
Bronx, NY 10459
(718)589-2230 x 6055

Subway directions: 2 and 5 to Simpson St., 6 to Hunts Point.

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