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Spring 2015 Calendar

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Isla del Encanto
The Music of Puerto Rico

MSM Afro-Cuban Jass Orchestra
Bobby Sanabria, Director

Friday March 27
730 PM Borden Auditoriom Lincon Center / Columbus Circle
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  • Book Presentation

    Sofi and the Magic, Musical Mural / Sofi y el mágico mural musical

    On Wednesday, April 8th the illustrator María Domínguez and Raquel Ortiz Rodriguez will celebrate the publication of a new children's book

    Wednesday, April 8th
    Boricua College, 2nd Floor,
    186 North 6th Street, Brooklyn
    L train to Bedford Avenue

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  • Smithsonian Job Posting

    The Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, seeks a Latino art specialist to collect primary sources for the Archives for one year, on contract.

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  • New Exhibition
    Centered on the Work of Hiram Maristany

    A new exhibition entitled Anchor is now open at Hunter East Harlem, a gallery space at the Silberman School of Social Work at 119th Street and 3rd Avenue in El Barrio.

    Exhibition Beginning Wednesday, March 25
    6-9 PM
    Hunter East Harlem
    2180 Third Ave (at 119th)

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    Latino/a History and Culture in the Community College Classroom

    Including the participation of Virginia Sánchez-Korrol and José Luis Morín among other prominent scholars.

    Friday, May 8, 2015
    The Graduate Center, CUNY
    365 Fifth Ave. NYC
    Elebash Recital Hall

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  • Presents

    FIVE over SIXTY in the MODERN AGE

    February 18 Thru March 29

    Curated by Marcos Dimas and Nitza Tufiño

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  • CENTRO Journal Special Issue on Julia de Burgos

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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 Ricans in Social Media: The New Barrios

    At Centro, we are deeply interested in best understanding the Puerto Rican experience in the United States. Today, that Puerto Rican experience includes a whole new world we have yet to explore: the internet. The old and new migratory wave of Puerto Ricans are now more dispersed than ever and have a new way of creating communities online.

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  • Millennium Book Tour

    Research on social, economic, political and health conditions of the Puerto Rican population in the United States, describing improvements in many of these aspects, as well as persistent challenges.

    Upcoming presentations in April:

    Tuesday, April 7, 6pm-8pm
    Miami Dade College
    300 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132
    Contact: Victor Vazquez Hernandez,

    Friday, April 10, 6:30pm-8:30pm
    Orlando Polytechnic University
    550 N. Econlockhatchee Trail Orlando, FL 32825
    Contact: Sylvia Caceres

    Wednesday, April 15, 5:00pm-6:20pm
    Brooklyn College
    133 New Ingersoll Brooklyn, NY 11210
    Contact: Maria Pérez y González

    Friday, April 17, 6pm-7pm
    Puerto Rican Cultural Center
    2700 West Haddon Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622
    Contact: Alejandro Molina

    Save the Date

    Puerto Rican Genealogy: History,
    Approaches, and Centro’s Archives

    Wednesday, April 22
    6 – 8 pm
    Silberman School of Social Work, 2180 Third Avenue
    Centro Library, Rm. 121

    Discussion of the Puerto Rican Genealogy movement and personal examples of researching family roots. A look at the use of Centro resources and how the archives and data center can be used in the development of family archival history

    Presenters: Dr. Jorge Camuñas, Yasmin Tirado-Chiodini Moderator: Alberto Hernández

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    Centro full time positions

    Centro staff is expanding and new job opportunities are available immediately for applicants with a range of education and experience, from students to seasoned professionals.

    Research Associate
    Search reopened, apply!

    The Research Associate will conduct academic research in connection with CUNY programs, may assist faculty, staff, and students in conducting research and lead research efforts involving others. Develops research plans and proposals, collects, analyzes, and assures validity of data, writes and publishes findings.

    Research Associate post doc
    Search reopened, apply!

    The Research Associate post doc (one year) will conduct academic research in connection with CUNY programs, may assist faculty, staff, and students in conducting research and lead research efforts involving others.

    Center Archivist

    The Center’s Archivist will be primarily assigned to oversee digitization projects, for example, s/he will be assigned to oversee the recently created Oral History Project and the collection of primary data that complements existing and new archival collections.

    Part time

    Centro has 7 part-time positions to fill as early as the Spring 2015.

    Junior Computer and Network Technician

    Transcriber Centro Productions

    Junior Video Shooter/Editor

    E‐Commerce Assistant

    Digitization Assistants

    Library Reference and Archives Assistant

    Oral History Team Researcher - off campus

    Centro Library and Archives
    Historical Preservation and Research Partnership Program
    Spring 2015

    The Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library and Archives seeks partners to collect archival material, conduct research and disseminate new knowledge about the history of Puerto Rican individuals and communities in the United States.

    Spring Application Deadline: Extended, Rolling Basis

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    Summer 2015 and 2015-16 Academic year

    The Center for Puerto Rican Studies (Centro) seeks proposals for fellowships and applications for other research opportunities in Puerto Rican studies. Centro will provide limited funding on a competitive basis for the study and interpretation of the Puerto Rican experience in the United States. Centro is committed to facilitating research projects and useful to those in community organizations, public policy, and academia.

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  • Call for Papers
    Special Issue of
    CENTRO Journal


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

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