Using Ellis Island documents and other institutional archival records, Ramona Hernández, director of the Dominican Studies Institute of the City University of New York, paints a compelling portrait of Dominicans who wanted to make New York their permanent home.
An opening panel to launch the 13-day exhibition of new art by the Dominican York Proyecto Gráfica: a printmaking collective of artists of Dominican descent that provide rare and critical insight into the Dominican experience in New York and around the world.
Professor Edward Telles discusses the pitfalls of using census data to define ethnicity, race and socioeconomic status in countries throughout Latin America.
Cristina Beltrán analyzes the rise in anti-immigrant rhetoric and explains how xenophobic speech and policies obscure political diversity among Latinos.
This presentation discussed how immigration made Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines conspicuously different societies.
Jennifer Hirsch explores changes in the ideals and practices of love, sexuality, and marriage in rural Mexico.