February 11th, 2016 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Bodies of Testimony: Biographical Fragments, Photographic Feelings presented by Juana María Rodríguez, Professor of Gender and Women's Studies at the University of California, Berkeley
Location:Jerome Green Hall (Columbia Law School), Case Lounge, 435 West 116th Street. 7th Floor(map)

February 18th, 2016 - 6:00pm
City in a Swamp: Indigeneity and Cuban Diaspora. Antonio Lopez, Associate Professor of English at George Washington University
Location:420 Hamilton Hall(map)

February 18th, 2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Film Screening of Trop noire pour etre francaise followed bu Q&A with Director Isabelle Boni-Claverie
Location:Maison Francaise, Buell Hall, East Gallery(map)

February 18th, 2016 - 8pm
The Indigenous Forum Speaker Series: Challenges and Solution to Tribal Self-Governance
Location: 420 Hamilton Seminar Room (here)

Colors of Confinement at Gallery At The Center.
Gallery Hours: 10am - 4pm M-F
Location: Hamilton 420(map)

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 - 5:00pm Politics of Memory: Jon Jang: The Sounds of Struggle
Location:Ethnomusicology Center, Dodge Hall(map)

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 - 4:10pm
Politics of Memory: Who am I? Asia/America Transnational Adoption
Location: Place TBA(map)

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Decemeber 8th, 2015
Columbia acquires the personal papers of the Cuban- American journalist Dolores Prida; the personal papers of writer Rosario Ferré; and the institutional papers of United Bronx Parents, a grassroots Latino organization founded in 1969.

November 27, 2015
"Lady Liberty"by Columbia professor Nathalie Handal is currently being featured in Poetry in Motion® in New York City. Poetry in Motion is a joint project of the MTA Arts for Transit and Urban Design and the Poetry Society of America. Under this program, New York City Transit posts poems as posters in New York City subways, buses, taxis, and on MetroCards. And the Transit Museum uses the Poetry in Motion poster on products ranging from coffee mugs, journal books, magnets, postcards, and tees. Revenue from sales go to support their educational and exhibition programs. Poems featured are read by more than 7 million commuters daily.

September 30, 2015
Media Post, Negrón-Muntaner comments on the targeting of Latinos in advertisement and marketing.

August 14, 2015
Five Thirty Eight, Negrón-Muntaner comments on minority representations in biopics.

August 7, 2015
Latin Post, article featuring Negrón-Muntaner's work on 'The Latino Media Gap' report.


Messages Across Time and Space: Inupiat Drawings from the 1890s from Columbia News on Vimeo.

Columbia to House El Diario Photo Archive