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Wednesday, September 15, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Open House
Opportunities for Students:
Internships, Work Study, Volunteers
Centro Library, East Building, 3rd floor

Wednesday, September 15, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Puerto Rican Faculty Reception
Welcome: Dr. Edwin Meléndez
Roundtable: Research & education projects from Centro
collaborators (faculty & researchers)
Centro Conference Room 1442, East Building, 14th floor

Wednesday, September 15, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Centro Voices
Celebrate the Launch of Letras: The Literary Pages in the Voices Section of Centro’s New e/Magazine. Letras is the first e/Magazine for mainland Puerto Ricans.
Authors Featured in This Month’s Letras: Juan Manuel
Rivera, Pedro López Adorno, Marithelma Costa, Myrna Nieves,
Bronco Castro, and Other
Chanin Center, B 126 (On the subway level of the West Building.
Enter through the street level West Building Main Entrance.)

Thursday, September 23, 3:00 p.m.
Legacy Series: Welcome to Florida at Centro A Conversation with Maurice A. Ferre, the Former Mayor of Miami
Centro Conference Room 1442, 14th floor East Building

Thursday, September 23, 6:00 p.m.
Barrios Series: Puerto Ricans in Central Florida 1940’s–1980’s: A History Exhibit Opening & Reception
Curator: Patricia Silver
Presenter: Xavier Totti, CENTRO Journal special issue
Welcome to Central Florida
Guest Speaker: Maurice A. Ferre
Centro Library, East Building, 3rd floor

 

Thursday, September 30, 7:00 p.m.
Book Signing: Pioneros II: Puerto Ricans in New York City 1948–1998
Authors: Virginia Sánchez Korrol and Pedro Juan Hernández
Book Revue, 313 New York Avenue, Huntington, Long Island

 

   

October

Friday, October 1, 6:00 p.m.
Legacy Series: Dancing with the Legendary Cha-Cha Taps Dancer Carlos Arroyo
Panel and Slide Show
Speakers: Carlos Arroyo, Carmen Frank , Elena Martínez
Curator: Pedro Juan Hernández
Faculty Dining Room, Hunter College, 8th floor, West Building

 

Wednesday, October 6, 6:00 p.m.
Legacy Series: The Legacy of Pentecostal Minister Reverend Manuel Tómas Sanchez, 1933–1991
Panel and Exhibition
Panelists: Daniel Morales, Rev. William Rosa, Rev. L. Ortiz, Jr.
Curator: Pedro Juan Hernández
Centro Library East Building, 3rd floor

 

Thursday, October 7, 7:00 p.m.
Book Signing: Pioneros II: Puerto Ricans in New York City 1948–1998
Authors: Virginia Sánchez Korrol and Pedro Juan Hernández
Bronx Library Center, 313 East Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY.

 

 

 

Friday, October 15, 6:00 p.m.
Meet the Authors: Ópera Ardiente
Author: Pedro López Adorno
Centro Library East Building, 3rd floor

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, October 26, 6:00 p.m.
ForumPuerto Rican Literature of Migration
Moderator: Arnaldo Cruz Malavé
Panelists: Yolanda Martínez San Miguel, Laura Lomas,
Vanessa Pérez Rosario
Centro Conference Room 1442, East Building, 14th floor

 

November

Saturday, November 6, 6:00 p.m. Screening
Film Corner (Event Cancel)
Clemente Soto Vélez: Activista, Poeta, Mentor
Student Panel: The Vélez Documentary Project
Moderator: Joelle González
Hunter College Lang Recital Hall

  

Tuesday, November 2, 6:30 p.m.
Barrios Series: Panel –– Puerto Rican Women in the Arts
Faculty Dining Room, Hunter College
West Building, 8th floor

 

 

Tuesday, November 2, 5:00 p.m.
Exhibition: “If These Walls Could Speak”: Nuestras Identidades In and Out of the Streets.
A view by Puerto Rican artist María Domínguez
Exhibition Opening & Reception
Centro Library East Building, 3rd Floor

 

Thursday, November 18, 6:00 p.m.
Forum: 19th Century Puerto Rican and Caribbean Political Exiles in NYC
Moderator: Dr. Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones
Speakers: Dr. Orlando Hernández, Dr. Laura Lomas,
Dr. Lisandro Pérez, Dr. Virginia Sánchez Korral,
Dr. Silvio Torres Saillant
Faculty Dining Room, Hunter College, West Building, 8th floor

  

December

Friday, December 10, 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Conference: Public Policy and Social Conditions Conference
• Strengthening the Educational Pipeline
• Fairness in Criminal Justice
• Health Equity
• Economic Opportunity
Hunter College School of Social Work

 

 

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