Common Read: "Perseverance in Puerto Rican History"

Start Date: March 29 2017 - 03:00 PM

End Date: March 29 2017 - 04:00 PM

Audience: Student, Faculty and Staff

Category: Special Event / Fair

Location: LB-14


In this Common Read event, Dr. Lopez-Jantzen and Dr. Nichols will discuss Puerto Rican history, from the Spanish colonization of Puerto Rico to the creation of the contemporary Puerto Rican community in New York. The main theme for the discussion will be 'perseverance' in Puerto Rican history. Presented by: Dr. Nicole Lopez-Jantzen and Dr. James Nichols 


Contact Name: Susan Madera

Contact Phone: 718.281.5289

Contact Email:

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