CENTRO Calendar of Events- Fall 2008

September 18, 2008

Playing America’s Game

A roundtable discussion of Latinos in baseball focused on historical and
contemporary issues about race, place, and identity for Afro-Latinos with Prof.
Adrian Burgos, University of Illinois and Bernardo Ruiz from Quiet Pictures and
winner of the 2008 NCLR ALMA Award(R) for Outstanding Made-for-Television
Documentary on Roberto Clemente
6:30-8:00 pm
Faculty Dining Room- Hunter College West Building 8th Floor

September 25, 2008
Welcoming Event: In pursuit of Puerto Rican Studies
New Centro Director Edwin Meléndez opens a community dialogue about the current
challenges and opportunities in Puerto Rican Studies and shares his vision on
Centro’s role in the process.
6:00pm
Lang Theater- Hunter College North Building 4th Floor

October 16, 2008
Book Presentation: (in Spanish)
Mirada de Doble Filo con Ana Lydia Vega and Magali Garcia Ramis
Moderador: Pedro Lopez Adorno, Hunter College

Un libro de ensayos con temas tan variados como los huracanes, la guerra, el
reguetón, las elecciones, el matrimonio gay, la violencia doméstica, las fiestas
criollas, los desastres ambientales, los símbolos nacionales, y hasta los ritos
fúnebres de la sociedad puertorriqueña contemporánea.

Faculty Dining Room- Hunter College West Building 8th Floor
6:30-8:00 pm Co-Auspiciado por Editorial UPR

www.centropr.org

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