October 2014: Julia De Burgos Symposium

Julia de Burgos, From Puerto Rico to the Universe: A Centennial Celebration

NVCC, the Dominican Studies Association, the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute, the Office of Community Relations of Hostos Community College and the Latino Artist Round Table invite you to honor the life and writings of our beloved Julia de Burgos (1914-1953) on October 15, 2014 at NVCC. 

Contact Beth Monchun at bmonchun@nv.edu or 203-575-8083 to register or request additional information.

12 pm - Hospitality Luncheon in the Tech Hall Dining Room, T531
$18 per person, registration required by October 3, space limited

1:30 pm - Registration and Coffee, Playbox Theater

2 pm - Welcoming Remarks

2:30 pm - Presentations

5 pm - Reception and Live Music

6 pm - Confluencia Open Mic & Poetry Readings

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The Fifth Bi-annual 2014 Conference of the Dominican Studies Association

May 1-2, 2014

2014 Conference program.

Thursday, May 1

Panel I: A Dialogue on Dominican Literature,Race, and Ethnicity
Panel II: Defining Dominican Identity in Public Places
Panel III: Challenges to Domincanness: from Transnational to Homeland Identity

Confluencia/Confluence: Poets Celebrate Dominican Culture

Dinner Reception: In honor of Dr. Rafael Lantigua
(by invitation only)

Friday, May 2

Welcome Remarks
Greetings by Distinguished Community Guests
Keynote Speaker: Aldrin Rafael Bonilla, Deputy Borough President for Community and Borough Operations, Manhattan, NYC

Panel IV: Dominicans Here, Dominicans There, Dominicans Everywhere
Panel V: The Dominican Past: Evidence for Rewriting History
Panel VI: Writing Dominican History in the U.S.
Closing Remarks

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