Puerto Rican New York: Population, Politics, and Power. A Conversation
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
1218: Segal Theatre
Open to the Public
This conversation brings together important voices on the Puerto Rican experience to discuss the history and future of Puerto Rican New York
Attendees must register in advance here and follow CUNY COVID-19 protocols
Livestreaming available through our Facebook page
Banner image credits: "A Wagner's Campaign" (08/08/1961). Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Justo A. Martí Photographic Collection, 1948-1985.
In November 2022, the Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center will release a new report titled "The Puerto Rican Population of the New York Metropolitan Region, 1970-2020." This sweeping study of the demographic transformation of the Puerto Rican population in the New York City area offers an opportunity to reflect on the impact of population changes on politics and power. This panel discussion brings together important voices on the Puerto Rican experience to discuss the history and future of Puerto Rican New York.
Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez, Commissioner, New York City Department for the Aging, Trustee, City University of New York.
Yarimar Bonilla, Director of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College, Professor in the Department of Africana & Puerto Rican/Latino Studies at Hunter College and the PhD Program in Anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
Claudia Irizarry Aponte, Reporter, The City.
Laird W. Bergad, Distinguished Professor, Latin American and Latino Studies, Lehman College and History, Graduate Center, Executive Director, Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies of the City University of New York.
Moderator: John A. Gutiérrez, Assistant Professor in the Department of Latin American and Latinx Studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Director, Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies of the City University of New York.
See flyer here
COVID-19/BUILDING ENTRY POLICY
CUNY attendees must show proof of vaccination by presenting a valid CUNY Access Pass through the CLEARED4 health validation platform upon entry. Non-CUNY visitors must show proof of vaccination or negative test. See the full Building Entry Policy for more information.