Interim Director Presents at Hispanic Leaders in Action Subcommittee Event

Interim Director of El Instituto, Charles Venator Santiago, presents Puerto Rican Studies Initiative research findings in the Shining Star Awards event given by the Meriden-based Midstate Chamber of Commerce and its Hispanic Leaders in Action subcommittee, often known as HOLA. You can read further at

Interim Director Venator-Santiago Radio Interview

Author Esmeralda Santiago, and Faculty Interim Director of El Instituto, Dr. Charles Venator-Santiago, was recently featured on the podcast Where we Live, produced by Connecticut Public Radio. In the podcast, they talk about Esmeralda Santiago’s new book Las Madres, which chronicles five women as they survive and are shaped by their experiences by Hurricane Maria […]

Television Dramas and the Global Village (2023) Paperback Edition

Television Dramas and the Global Village: Storytelling through Race and Gender Paperback – April 3, 2023 We are delighted about the affordable 2023 paperback edition of this global television book. It is now more ideal for university course adoption and faculty acquisition. This book discusses the role of television drama series on a global scale, […]