An exhibition curated by
Alma Concepción, Independent Scholar
and Pedro Juan Hernández, Senior Archivist


El Puerto Rican Embassy and the Pietri Family in collaboration with El Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños announces the second presentation of El Rev. Pedro Pietri Hand Awards


Barrio Series: Loisaida

Blueprints for a Nation, An Installation by Adál

Join Adál, artist; Miriam Basilio, art historian, NYU; and Urayoán Noel, poet, SUNY Albany for a Legacy Series conversation moderated by Yasmin Ramírez at 5:30 pm followed by a reception at 6:15 pm.

Opening Reception & Legacy Series Talk:

Thursday, May 14 , 5:30 pm

Centro Gallery East Bldg. 3rd Floor Main Library Entrance
Hunter College
68th & Lexington Avenue


Research Seminar

Culture is More Than Bingo and Salsa: Making Puertorriqueñidad in Central Florida

Patricia Silver, University of Central Florida

Wednesday, April 29, 6:00 pm

Centro Conference Room 1437 East Bldg.
Hunter College
68th & Lexington Avenue


Student Initiatives

Diálogos Inquietos: Conversatorio sobre escritores puertorriqueños de los últimos 20 años

Presenters: Melanie Pérez Ortiz-Stanford University, Urayoan Noel- Kook Logic /La Logica and Marissel Hernández Romero, CUNY Graduate

Partners: Dept. of Modern Language and Comparative Literature–Baruch College; AELLA (Graduate Students Organization at CUNY); Ph.D. Program in Hispanic & Luso-Brazilian Language and Literature; The Graduate Center

Thursday, April 23, 6:30 pm


Research Seminar

Oral Histories of Bilingual Education Teachers from the Puerto Rican Diaspora in St. Croix. Presenters: Mirerza González and Nadjah Rios, University of Puerto Rico


Research Seminar


Research Seminar

Welfare Reform in NYC:
From Slums to the Projects

Presenters: Cordelia Reimers and Howard Chernick, Hunter College with Marygrace Tyrell, Northwestern University

Thursday, March 26, 6:00 pm

Centro Conference Room 1437 East Bldg.
Hunter College


Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños

Hunter College, CUNY
Thursday March 19,2009 from 6:00 - 9:00pm