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Máximo Colón
Devoción


SMV Gallery SPACE
145 West 46th Street, New York, NY 10036
Devotional Altars and Photographs
May 1 – May 31, 2013
Curator: Jose Vidal
Opening Reception
Thursday May 9th
7-9 pm

  • For More Information Click here...



  • Get Your Copy of
    The Stories I Read to The Children


    Now available for purchase via the Centro website.

  • For more information on this book Click here...

  • To purchase this book Click here...



  • Get Your Copy
    Of the CENTRO Journal

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    For more information on the CENTRO Journal, visit Centro Journal. To purchase a paperback copy of the fall 2012 edition online at $15 each click here.




    Smithsonian Latino Center

    The Smithsonian Latino Center is now accepting applications for its 2013 Latino Museum Studies Program (LMSP) taking place in Washington, D.C. July 1 – August 9. The Latino Center is accepting applications through April 15.

  • for more information go to Latino Museum Studies Program

  • For The Smithsonian Latino Center Announces 2013 Latino Museum Studies Program Click here




  • Undergrad Summer Institute in Washington D.C.

    Centro will sponsor two college students at the Summer Institute for Latino Public Policy (SILPP), an educational program for undergraduates and those who graduated no earlier than December 1, 2012. Applicants must be enrolled in the Inter-University Program for Latino Research’s (IUPLR) member institutions, which includes Hunter College.

  • To read the full internship descriptions or for other information, go to Summer Institute for Latino Public Policy




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


    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: Alberto Hernández or call 212-396-7876

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  • CENTER FOR PUERTO RICAN STUDIES RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES

    Join us on Thursday for the second of two seminars that highlight current research at Centro. This seminar highlights jobs and education of Puerto Ricans in the United States. At the first seminar, held March 21, the researchers looked at demographics and social conditions of mainland Puerto Ricans . This series showcases the work of researchers at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies across several disciplines that examine the impact of the recession and the current state of the Puerto Rican population living in the mainland United States.

    Thursday, April 11
    6–8 pm
    Centro Conference Room 1442, East Building, 14th Floor
    Hunter College, 68th Street & Lexington Avenue

    Please RSVP to evelyn.collazo@hunter.cuny.edu

  • For more information Click Here

  • 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



    UPCOMING EVENTS


    Meet the Author
    Breaking Ground: Anthology of Puerto Rican Women Writers in New York 1980-2012

    The anthology presents a spectrum of poetry, poetic prose and fiction by 46 Puerto Rican women writers in New York, documenting their activism and offering a glimpse into their roles in the artistic, social, political and intellectual history of New York’s communities.


  • For This Event Program Click Here


  • Wednesday, April 17
    6–8 pm
    Faculty Dining Room, West Building, 8th Floor
    Hunter College, 68th Street & Lexington Avenue


    Meet the Author
    The Stories I Read to the Children

    The anthology presents a spectrum of poetry, poetic prose and fiction by 46 Puerto Rican women writers in New York, documenting their activism and offering a glimpse into their roles in the artistic, social, political and intellectual history of New York’s communities.

    Please RSVP to evelyn.collazo@hunter.cuny.edu

    Wednesday, April 24
    6–8 pm
    Faculty Dining Room, West Building, 8th Floor
    Hunter College, 68th Street & Lexington Avenue




    The Frank Bonilla Fellowship

    The Frank Bonilla Fellowship Fund supports the advancement of the field of Puerto Rican Studies in honor of his legacy. The purpose of the fund is to identify and select undergraduate and graduate students who express a strong interest in Puerto Rican Studies and to support their research in this field. Frank Bonilla Fellows receive a $500 stipend. Undergraduate applications are still being accepted.

  • For more information please Click Here




  • Professional Research and Archive Staff

    Centro has two positions available for research associates to conduct academic research in connection with CUNY programs. A PhD is required.

    A new library archivist position is now available.

    There are also two positions available for research assistants (econometrics specialist) to provide research and organizational support to Centro’s director. Research projects will focus on the study and interpretation of the social conditions of the Puerto Rican community in the United States.

  • For full job descriptions: visit CENTRO EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES


  • In addition, an opening for a research assistant (post-doctoral)   will be posted on the CUNY site. Those interested in obtaining a copy of the complete posting for this post should visit the Centro website at http://centropr.hunter.cuny.edu or contact José de Jesús, associate director, at jdejesus@hunter.cuny.edu

    . If you have questions, feel free to email Centro Director Edwin Meléndez at emele@hunter.cuny.edu
    and send a copy to José de Jesus.






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