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**Job Opportunity**

* Research Assistant (Full-Time)
Centro has over the years supported young scholars to establish a publication record through our Research Exchange. We are pleased to have the opportunity to sponsor a competitive post-doc for the first time, and hope to continue the program in future years as well.

* Research Associate (Full-Time)
The Centro seeks an academic researcher with expertise in any one of the wide range of disciplines within history, social sciences, or behavioral sciences, including those interdisciplinary in nature, to complement its current research capacity. Doctoral Degree in a related field and demonstrated research ability is required.

* Events Assistant (Part time)


Events Calendar
Spring 2012


This Event is POSTPONED:

*Friday, March 2, 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Exhibition
Picturing Puerto Rico under the American Flag:The Photographic Life of Louise Rosskam
*Visit our website for new date announcement

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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 and to fill gaps in our collections.

Contact: Alicia Rodríguez or call 212-396-7881

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Siglo XXI: Forging the Future of Latinos in a Time of Crisis.



Come Meet Centro at the Marketplace & Art Fair at Siglo XXI

Visit the Marketplace & Art Fair Friday and Saturday at the Old Theater Lobby of John Jay College where Centro will have a table showcasing our popular publications and documentaries. The Marketplace & Art Fair is part of the events at the Siglo XXI conference.

Stop by Centro’s table and support. Meet our staff. Pick up a copy of the CENTRO Journal. Get your copy of the book titled Pioneros II: Puerto Ricans in New York City 1948-1998, which features images and text documenting the mass migration of Puerto Ricans to New York following World War II, or get a DVD featuring one of Centro’s video productions. Find out more information about our new 100 Puerto Ricans campaign and more.

Several artists will also have tables at the fair. They are Jesús Barraza of Taller Tupac-Amaru, Oakland, CA; Ramiro Rodríguez, RioMar Studio, South Bend, IN; Poli Marichal and Marianne Sadowski, Los de Abajo, Los Angeles, CA; and Pepe Coronado, StudioPepe, Hastings on Hudson, NY.

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Labor Comes to a Close


Labor, the successful art exhibition inspired by holdings in the Centro Archives, will come to a close on Wednesday, February 29, at the East Harlem Art Gallery. Don’t miss the chance to experience this exhibit that pays tribute to workers who helped pave the way for Puerto Ricans and Latinos in New York City.

As Susana Torruella-Leval, curator of the exhibition wrote in the exhibit cata¬log: “Labor pays tribute to the nearly 600,000 workers who migrated from Puerto Rico to the United States dur¬ing the 1940s and ‘50s in search of work and a better life. It also cel¬ebrates Centro’s move to a new home in El Barrio, the portal of the Puerto Rican migration, which gave Centro its founding purpose.”

Labor originally opened as a highlight to the October inauguration of the Centro Library and Archives’ new location in the Silberman School of Social Work in East Harlem. By popular demand, the exhibit was extended until the end of this month.

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Film Corner.


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