Month: February 2022

PRLACC 50th Anniversary

Contributed by Fany Hannon & Jennifer Morenus The Puerto Rican / Latin American Cultural Center (PRLACC) kicked off its 50th anniversary celebration on Dec. 10 by unveiling a mural with photos and artifacts on a wall leading to PRLACC’s location on the fourth floor of the Student Union. PRLACC grew out of the rise of […]

Recent Faculty Book: Katerina Gonzalez Seligmann’s Writing the Caribbean in Magazine Time

Contributed by Katerina Gonzalez Seligmann   In the Fall of 2021, Katerina Seligmann’s first book Writing the Caribbean in Magazine Time was published in the Critical Caribbean Studies Series at Rutgers University Press. To provide an overview of the book, Katerina draws on excerpts from the book’s introduction: Writing the Caribbean in Magazine Time examines literary […]

Collective Action for Social and Migrant Justice in the Borderlands

May Session 2022 Study in Arizona From May 19 to May 29th,  Anne Gebelein will be piloting a new Global Experiential Learning program in Tucson, Arizona. A partnership between El Instituto, the Human Rights Institute, the School of Social Work and the non-profit organization Borderlinks of Tucson, the program will take students to the US/Mexican […]

DCF – El Instituto Partnership

Contributed by Anne Gebelein  First year Masters student Diana Velasco is leading a new partnership between the Department of Children and Families and El Instituto. This semester, Diana will be interning with DCF’s immigration attorney Jennifer Avenia to develop a database of agencies, non-profit and volunteer organizations throughout the state who support mixed-status and undocumented […]