Monthly Archives: September 2013 Our Purpose For over a century, Puerto Ricans have lived and settled in the U.S. (the “Boricua Diaspora”), but now, for the first time, there are more acá than allá. In response to our growing presence and ongoing impact, La Respuesta seeks to invoke a claim … Continue reading

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100 Years of News – and Advocacy – for the Spanish Speaking Community By Margaret Ramirez “When an East Harlem lawyer named Oscar García Rivera was elected to the New York State Assembly in 1937, La Prensa covered the news … Continue reading

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PRSA 2nd Biennial Symposium @ Rutgers University

Puerto Rican Studies Association 2nd Biennial Symposium Rutgers University – Newark Campus 18 October 2013 9:30 – 4:00 Shifting Territories and Geohistorical Locations of Puertorriqueñidad: In and Beyond Place Please join us at the Puerto Rican Studies Association Symposium and … Continue reading

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Tenure Track JOB ANNOUNCEMENT LATINO STUDIES AT CORNELL UNIVERSITY TENURED TRACK JOB ANNOUNCEMENT LATINO STUDIES AT CORNELL UNIVERSITY DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 8, 2013 CORNELL UNIVERSITY Latina/o Studies Program and Department of Performing and Media Arts Cornell University’s Department of Performing and Media Arts (PMA) and Latina/o Studies Program (LSP) … Continue reading

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PRSA 2014 Conference, Denver Colorado Save the Date

Save The Date Boricuas / Latin@s in Global Flux: Shifting Spaces of Inflection 11th Biennial Conference Denver, Colorado 23 – 26 October 2014 Whereas the majority of Latinos in Colorado are of Mexican descent, Puerto Ricans are the second largest … Continue reading

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Jorge Duany, PhD receives research grant from national park services

  Dr. Jorge Duany will lead a research team to identify, document, and assess ethnographic resources within or near the San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico. The National Park Service defines ethnographic resources as any natural resources or … Continue reading

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An exhibit of two Dominican artists–Julianny Ariza and Leslie Jimenez

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