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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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    Special Project
    Research assistant needed

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

    Click here for job description.

    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

    Fall Events Announced!

    Centro’s fall events kicked off today with our Open House at Hunter College. Centro staff welcomed students and the Hunter community, showcasing the programs, research resources, educational initiatives, and job opportunities we offer.

    We’re pleased to announce our Calendar of Events this fall, which includes a variety of topics and formats. Make sure to check out Puerto Rican Voices, our new TV show highlighting the contributions of Puerto Ricans in the U.S. The season premiere of Puerto Rican Voices aired last Sunday. You can still catch the full episode here. Tune in to a new episode available in Centro Voices this Sunday at 5:30pm. This TV production, made in collaboration with WIPR in Puerto Rico, brings the histories and experiences of our long-established communities in the U.S.

    For more information, click here


    Exhibition Panel

    To close the exhibition HOMAR: A Tribute to an Artist of the Puerto Rican Diaspora, a conversation among artists to share their memories, personal experiences and the ways they have been influenced by the renowned artist and graphic designer Lorenzo Homar and his peers in the Puerto Rican art scene both on the island and among the Puerto Rican stateside communities.

    Rodríguez-Calero and Nitza Tufiño
    Néstor Otero

    Tuesday September 22, 2015
    6:00 - 8:00 pm
    Silberman School of Social Work
    2180 Third Avenue (119th Street), Silberman School of Social Work
    Centro Library & Archives Rm 120

    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

    Centro Library and Archives Historical Preservation and Research Partnership Program Fall 2015-Spring 2016

    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 in communities in the United States.

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