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Announcing the First Issue of CENTRO Journal Vol. XXVII

click here The Center for Puerto Rican Studies and the editorial staff of CENTRO: Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies are pleased to announce the imminent release of our Spring 2015 issue, marking the beginning of our 27th year of publication. Consistent with the multidisciplinary spirit that characterizes the journal, this issue presents the following hugely diverse array of articles that illuminate various aspects of the Puerto Rican experience:

Table of Contents

The Look of Sovereignty: Style and Politics in the Young Lords
Frances Negrón-Muntaner

Put a Sticker on It: Civil Rights, Bilingual Voting and Puerto Ricans in Philadelphia in the 1970s
Ariel Arnau

Boricuas, Barrios and Birth Outcomes: Residential Segregation and Preterm Birth among Puerto Ricans in the United States
Marcus L. Britton and William Vélez

Asset-Based Development and the Wealth Profile of Puerto Rican Households
Ramón Borges-Méndez

Longing to Belong: Diaspora Students at the University of Puerto Rico
Rosalie Rolón-Dow

Because Place Still Matters: Mapping Puertorriqueñidad in Bodega Dreams
Ylce Irizarry

Writing the Puerto Rican Rural Experience in the Midwest: An Interview with Fred Arroyo
Marisel Moreno

Indigenous Revival, Indigeneity, and the Jíbaro in Borikén
L. Antonio Curet

The striking journal cover is a photograph from Maximo Colón. This issue is a perfect representation of the mission of CENTRO Journal – the dissemination of cutting edge research about the Puerto Rican experience in all its diversity, and the advancement of the field of Puerto Rican Studies. Individual and institutional subscriptions to the Journal, as well as back issues, are available at the Centro Store. Thank you so much for your continued support of Centro, and the Journal.