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Puerto Rico's Economic Crisis: Analysis, Alternatives and Solutions

New York City Bar

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

6:30 - 8:30 PM


Latino Art Now! Re-imaging Global Intersections”


Fifth Biennial Confenence
April 7-9, 2016
Chicago, Illinois

The Latino Art Now! Re-imaging Global Intersections Conference in Chicago will examine the contemporary shifting contours of US Latino art and the (trans) national and global cultural forces that continuously shape it and how it in turn shapes these forces.

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  • Call for Submissions

    The Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy

    The Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy (HJHP)invites established and emerging scholars, including researchers, journalists, artists and/or policy practitioners, to submit their work to HJHP’s 30th Anniversary Special Edition publication.

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    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

    Puerto Rican Voices: TV Show Premieres this Sunday!

    The Center for Puerto Rican Studies is very pleased to announce that Puerto Rican Voices, a television documentary series we have produced with WIPR in Puerto Rico, will air its first episode this Sunday, September 13, at 5:30 and 10:30 PM.

    The series covers contemporary topics by highlighting the contributions of Puerto Rican community members in the United States. Its episodes will cover everything from music and food to education and cultural events, in diverse geographical locations across the United States, including Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago, Hartford, and New York.

    For those of you on the island, you can catch the first episode on WIPR 6.1 and WIPM 3.1. Our friends in the United States and elsewhere will be able to stream the program starting Sunday at 5:30 PM at the Centro Voices Site. You can check out the Trailer for Season 1 now on Centro’s Facebook page.

    Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for announcements about forthcoming episodes and seasons of this exciting new project.

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    Centro Open House next Thursday

    Join us next Thursday, September 17 from 12-3PM for a Centro-hosted Open House in the 3rd Floor Lobby of Hunter College’s West Building. Centro staff will be available to talk with Hunter students about internships, work-study opportunities, and the many ways in which Centro resources can help students’ research in a number of different subjects.

    Mark your calendars: Citizenship Symposium

    In anticipation of the centennial of the enactment of the 1917 Jones Act, the Center for Puerto Rican Studies (CENTRO) is holding a symposium examining the history and legacy of the collective naturalization of Puerto Ricans as United States citizens. The collective naturalization provision of the Jones Act not only departed from all prior precedents, but also established a new precedent for the extension of citizenship to annexed territories. The symposium will be held October 15-16, 2015 at Hunter College.

    More information and conference program will be posted in the upcoming weeks. Save the date!

    Job Opportunities at Centro

    The Center for Puerto Rican Studies is pleased to announce available new part time positions. Please click on the job titles below for full description and requirements.

    Junior Research Assistant (Statistics/Econometrics)
    Oral History Researchers
    Centro Research Aides (part time -several slots)
    Library References and Archives Assistant
    Junior Computer and Network Technician
    Administrative College Assistant
    Communications College Assistant
    Staff Writer

    Special Project
    Research assistant needed

    19th Century Puerto Rican political exiles and revolutionaries in New York City.

    Click here for job description.

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