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Bronx Rising! December: Parranda con Paranda


Sunday, December 21
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Free, $5 suggested donations



Paperbacks Available for Purchase at the Centro Store


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  • To buy the e-book
    version of
    Soy Gilberto Gerena Valentín
    e-book version
    Kindle edition



    Call for Papers
    Special Issue of
    CENTRO Journal

    COUNTERSTREAMING: ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF CULTURAL REMITTANCES IN PUERTO RICO


    Guest Editors: Carlos Garrido Castellano (Universidade de Lisboa) and Laura Bravo López (Universidad de Puerto Rico, Río Piedras)

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  • Esta Navidad Centro Helps You
    Give the Gift of Culture


    December 24th looms near and Three Kings Day will be here before we know it. Yes, Christmas to us is more about celebrating en familia, sharing in some of our beloved traditions, and having some delicious food. But let’s be honest for a second. For many of us, presents are also part of the equation. Whether you grew up in a big family or a small family, chances are that there is someone in your life eagerly eyeing the Christmas tree, checking for the arrival of their little something.

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  • Celebrating las Navidades Boricuas
    Around the World


    We invite you to read the latest edition of Centro Voices were we celebrate the holiday season with a number of articles about the traditions of navidades on the island and throughout the Puerto Rican communities in the United States.You can’t miss Aurora Flores’s reflection on family and music through the legacy of the great cuatrista Yomo Toro.

    Make sure you check out two pieces that explore the holiday traditions of Puerto Rican communities around the world. Marixsa Rodríguez collects information on the Día de Reyes festivities occurring throughout the United States, from New York and Boston to Chicago and Los Angeles, and Samy Nemir Olivares creates a map that shows the ways Puerto Ricans around the world celebrate their holidays.

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  • Centro is Happening:
    Call for Papers and Job Opportunities

    The Center for Puerto Rican Studies is pleased to announce available opportunities that range from fellowships for doctoral students, to new job postings at Centro.

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