From One Island to Another: Dominican Immigration to New York, 1892-1924

A lecture by Ramona Hernández
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
6 PM
James Room, 4th Floor, Barnard Hall

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.

Dominican York Proyecto Gráfica

A panel and opening night gallery reception
Thursday, March 22, 2012
6 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

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.

Color, Ethnic/Race Identity & Socioeconomic Status In Latin America

A lecture by Edward Telles
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
6 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Professor Edward Telles discusses the pitfalls of using census data to define ethnicity,  race and socioeconomic status in countries throughout Latin America.

Library Research Award Winners 2016/17

Lena Palacios and Susana Sepulveda granted funding to conduct research at the Barnard Zine Library and BCRW in 2016/2017 academic year.

Rethinking the "Latino Vote" in 2012: Political Heterogeneity in a Two-Party System

A lecture by Cristina Beltrán
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
5 PM
420 Hamilton Hall, Columbia University

Cristina Beltrán analyzes the rise in anti-immigrant rhetoric and explains how xenophobic speech and policies obscure political diversity among Latinos.

U.S. Premiere of Madwomen

A film screening and discussion with María Elena Wood, Maja Horn, and Nara Milanich
Monday, April 9, 2012
7 PM
Held Auditorium, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Colonial Rights & Migration: Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines in the 19th Century

A lecture by Josep M. Fradera Barceló, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
Monday, March 26
6 PM
304 Barnard Hall

This presentation discussed how immigration made Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines conspicuously different societies.

‘Desire Across Borders’ : Love, Globalization, and Modern Marriage in Rural Mexico

A lecture by Jennifer Hirsh
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
6 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Jennifer Hirsch explores changes in the ideals and practices of love, sexuality, and marriage in rural Mexico.

Outflow and In Flux: Cuban Migration and its Impact on the Homeland

Jorge Mario Sánchez Egozcue, University of Havana
Wednesday, November 9, 2011