Category: Events

  • Book Launch: Vista Chinesa, with author Tatiana Salem Levy

    It is 2014. There is euphoria in Brazil, especially in Rio de Janeiro. The World Cup is about to take place and the Olympics are in sight. It is a time of hope and frenzied construction. Júlia is a partner with an architectural firm working on the future Olympic village. During a break from a…

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  • LIVE@365: Gilberto Gil’s Expresso 2222 Turns 50

    Brazilian singer-songwriter Gilberto Gil, known for his musical innovations and political activism, has moved audiences and influenced artists and thinkers around the world. His seminal 1972 album Expresso 2222, his first release after returning to Brazil from exile, turns 50 this year. In celebration, writers and musicians will discuss this groundbreaking work and publication of…

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  • Dutch Oil, Dominican Sugar and the Back Doors of the Caribbean Diaspora, 1910-1970

    Margo Groenewoud in Conversation with Chelsea Schields. Event organized in collaboration with CUNY’s Dominican Studies Institute and the CUNY Graduate Center History Program. Friday, March 24, 2023, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM EDTLocation: CUNY Graduate Center, Room C-198 365 5th Avenue New York, NY 10016 This event is free and open to the public. Get ticket to RSVP…

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  • Book Talk With John A. Gronbeck-Tedesco

    Operation Pedro Pan was the extraordinary undertaking by the Miami Catholic Diocese, federal and state offices, child welfare agencies, and anti-Castro Cubans to bring more than fourteen thousand unaccompanied children to the United States during the Cold War. Officially called the Unaccompanied Cuban Children’s Program, children without immediate family support in the United States—some 8,300 kids—received…

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  • Latinos, Elections, And The Future of American Democracy

    As the Latino population continues to grow in the U.S., how will this demographic shift impact the political landscape and the future of American democracy? In this important conversation, experts will shine light on the diversity, complexity, and divergent views within the Latino community, while also discussing the power Latino voters have to affect elections, redistricting, public policy, and more. John Gutiérrez, director…

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