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Activist-in-Residence MaryJoan Picone

Contributed by Anne Gebelein Thanks to the generosity of the CLAS Dean’s office, El Instituto was able to welcome its first Activist-in-residence, MaryJoan Picone, LCSW, in 2021. MaryJoan has been organizing Mexican farmworkers in the Glastonbury area for over a decade, and volunteers at the U.S./Mexico border as well, assisting migrants in need of food, […]

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Learn About La Comunidad Intelectual

Contributed by H. Kenny Nienhusser La Comunidad Intelectual (LCI) is a living/learning community with a mission to nurture a sense of community for and support students who identify as Latina/o/x and/or Caribbean or have an affinity to learn more about the Latino and/or Caribbean diasporas. LCI was born from the efforts of many current and former […]

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UCONN and UPR Debut Livestreaming Colloquium Series

Contributed by Samuel Martínez UConn’s El Instituto and the University of Puerto Rico Río Piedras’ Centro de Recursos de Investigación y Aprendizaje Subgraduados (CRiiAS) and the UPR’s Archivo de Ciencias Sociales are teaming up during the 2021-22 academic year for a new series of on-line livestreaming talks. According to the co-organizers, CRiiAS Director Carmen Maldonado-Vlaar […]

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  1. Oct 19 Islandwide Literary Expeditions In Haiti And The Dominican Republic By Sophie Maríñez, Ph.D.4:00pm
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