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Centro Seeks Partners For Historical Preservation and Research Partnership Program

Centro will provide limited funding for partners to collect archival material, conduct research and disseminate information as part of its Historical Preservation and Research Partnership Program for Fall 2013-Spring 2014. Centro seeks proposals from historians and researchers for projects that develop and collect data and/or analyze existing or new materials.

Fall Application Deadline:
August 1, 2013

Fall Projects Ending:
December 12, 2013


Spring Application Deadline:
November 1, 2013

Spring Projects Ending:
June 30, 2014


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  • NEW Job Opportunities


    College Assistant : Statistics/Econometrics Research Assistant

    The Center for Puerto Rican Studies (Centro) seeks a part time research assistant to provide research and organizational support to the Director. Research projects will focus on the study and interpretation of the social conditions of the Puerto Rican community in the United States.

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  • Buy the e-book version of The Stories I Read to the Children Here



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    To purchase a paperback copy of the spring 2013 edition online at $15 each Click Here.




    Call for Papers on
    Julia de Burgos


    In honor of the 100th anniversary of Julia de Burgos' birth, Centro seeks papers that reflect critically on Burgos’s work from diverse interpretive approaches.

    Guest editor
    Lena Burgos-Lafuente
    Stony Brook University, SUNY

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  • 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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  • Centro Library Expands
    Historic La Prensa Collection
    With New Microfilm Acquisition

    Newspaper articles from 1917 are of special interest to Centro, as this was the year that marked a milestone in the story of Puerto Ricans and their relationship with the United States. It was the year when U.S. citizenship was granted to Puerto Ricans. The Spanish-language newspaper La Prensa was there to cover this major news event.

    Centro Library and Archives has long contained La Prensa microfilms, but we recently acquired 12 additional microfilms containing newspaper issues from that historic year of 1917 through 1921.This new acquisition adds more depth to Centro Library’s already rich La Prensa collection.

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  • Today

    Special Event


    The Latino Leadership Institute, Inc.
    And
    New York 1 News
    (TIME WARNER)

    INVITE YOU
    TO
    The first televised
    MAYORAL DEBATE
    FOCUSING ON LATINO COMMUNITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS
    Wednesday, June 19, at 7:00 pm
    The Kaye Playhouse Hunter College East 68th Street (between Park and Lexington Avenue).

    Hosted by: The City University of New York and Hunter College.

    Latino New Yorkers are an increasingly important voting bloc, accounting for more than 25 percent of registered voters. Mayoral candidates, especially Democratic candidates vying for their party’s nomination, know this all too well and can’t afford to ignore the Latino vote.

    Learn where candidates running to be New York City’s next mayor stand on Latino issues. Be part of the first televised mayoral debate that will focus on Latino community issues and concerns.

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  • Dissertation Fellows Present Their Research


    Join us
    Wednesday, June 26
    3:00 - 5:30 pm
    Centro Conference Room E1442
    East Building, 14th Floor

    The three PhD candidates accepted into Centro’s Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellows Program will present their research projects.

    Sandra Soto-Santiago will present "Getting Used to Home: Social and Educational Experiences of Puerto Rican Transnational Youth," Alejandro Carrión, "From the BX to a BA: Latino Males from the Bronx and their Transition from High School to College," and Delia Fernández,"Becoming Latino: Mexican and Puerto Rican Community and Identity Formation in Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1924-1975"



    Nurturing Cinematography and Audiovisual Making in the Dominican Republic


    2nd Annual Dominican Film Festival
    Wednesday, June 26
    from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    CUNY Dominican Studies Institute (DSI)
    Archives and Libraries
    at City College of New York

    CUNY DSI and the 2nd Annual Dominican Film Festival cordially invite you to a talk by Ellis Pérez, director of the Dominican Film Commission, on the Dominican Republic's recently enacted Film Activity Law.

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  • “Boricua Imprint” Poster Exhibit
    Celebrates Puerto Rican Heritage

    Every year Comité Noviembre (CN) celebrates Puerto Rican Heritage Month throughout November with a host of cultural, artistic and educational activities that bring awareness of the contributions of Puerto Ricans in the United States. As a gift, attendees get the special CN poster for that year, autographed by an artist and inspired by a specific theme that speaks to the heart of the Puerto Rican people.

    Many of these posters are currently on display at the “Boricua Imprint” graphics exhibition at Taller Boricua at the Julia de Burgos Cultural Center, 1680 Lexington Ave. in East Harlem. The poster exhibit, which began in 2011 to commemorate CN’s 25th anniversary, has grown in popularity.

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