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CUNY Dominican Studies Institute
New York, NY USA
CUNY Dominican Studies Institute (CUNY DSI) at The City College of New York is the nation's first, university-based research institute devoted to the study of people of Dominican descent in the United States and other parts of the world.
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After our tribute to Normandía Maldonado last week, the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Archives and Library was fortunate to receive this morning Julissa Calderón and Gadiel Del Orbe from BuzzFeed's “Pero Like” producers. They came to film a video about the historical legacy of Normandía Maldonando and interviewing members of... Continue reading
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Professor Sarah Aponte would like to thank Dr. Minosca Victoria Alcántara for donating her dissertation "Latina High School Students Figured World of Stem: Identity Formation in Formal and Informal Communities of Practice" (Teachers College, Columbia University 2015). We are also grateful for her visit to the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute... Continue reading
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El Profesor Anthony Stevens-Acevedo y la Profesora Sarah Aponte, Director Auxiliar y Encargada de la Biblioteca del CUNY DSI respectivamente, agradecen al Dr. Marcos Charles (izquierda en la fotografía) por coordinar la visita de los historiadores dominicanos José C. Novas, (segundo desde la izquierda), Luis Alvarez López (tercero desde la... Continue reading
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La Prof. Sarah Aponte agradece la grata acogida del arquitecto José Manuel Antuñano Peralta, Director del Monumento a los Héroes de la Restauración durante su visita a Santiago, República Dominicana. En la foto, aparecen en compañía de la relacionista Arelis Albino, en donde le obsequian el libro: El Monumento a... Continue reading
Professor Sarah Aponte would like to thank Professor Rosa Andújar, Lecturer and Deputy Director of the Department of Liberal Arts at King's College London, for donating her article "The Caribbean Socrates: Pedro Henríquez Ureña and the Mexican Ateneo de la Juventud." We are also grateful for her visit to the... Continue reading
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La Profesora Sarah Aponte agradece al historiador José C. Novas por donar su reciente publicación Trujillo, la emboscada final. Muerte y funeral del generalísimo (Editorial Argos, 2014) a nuestra biblioteca. Actualmente, el Prof. Novas es uno de los ganadores de la beca de investigación CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Archives and... Continue reading
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La Profesora Sarah Aponte agradece al Dr. Carlos Báez Evertsz por donar varios de sus libros a nuestra biblioteca y por su grata visita. La donación consiste de dos de su obras: La modernización fallida: República Dominicana (1996-2012) (editorial Betania, 2012) y Desigualdad y clases sociales (editorial Betania, 2016). Jhensen... Continue reading
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La Profesora Sarah Aponte agradece al Dr. Manuel Rodríguez Bonilla por donar varios de sus libros a nuestra biblioteca y por su grata visita. La donación constituye de tres obras: La Batalla de La Barranquita (Comisión Permanente de Efemérides Patrias, 2016), Juan de Jesús Reyes El cantor de la Barranquita... Continue reading
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We would like to thank Ricardo and Jorge for donating their family musical history to our library. They are the first of many musical families we hope to reach out to for the Dominican music in the U.S. website project funded by the NEH. Ricardo Gautreau and his brother Jorge... Continue reading
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Professor Sarah Aponte would like to thank Carmen Rivera for donating two of her plays “To Catch the Lightning” and “the Downfall of Rafael Trujillo” to the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Library. Carmen Rivera play To Catch the Lightning won a 1997 Nomination ACE Award – Best Production and .... Continue reading
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On February 16th, I attended the screening of Después de Trujillo at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Claudia Calirman, Associate Professor of Art History, invited co-directors Lisa Blackmore and Jorge Domínguez Dubuc to screen and discuss the new documentary on dictatorship, space, and memory with her students. The documentary... Continue reading
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La profesora Sarah Aponte desea agradecer a INICIA por haber donado esta magnífica publicación. Glorias en busca del oro / Glories: going for the gold. Santo Domingo, República Dominicana: INICIA, 2017. Los juegos de la inclusión/ The inclusion games. Santo Domingo, República Dominicana: INICIA, 2017. Estos dos hermosos libros de... Continue reading
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Prof. Sarah Aponte would like to thank Anne Eller, Assistant Professor of History at Yale University for donating her recent publication to the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Library. Eller, Anne.We Dream Together: Dominican Independence, Haiti, and the Fight for Caribbean Freedom. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 2016. This book... Continue reading
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Professor Sarah Aponte would like to thank BMCC Professor Sophie Maríñez for taking the time to share her academic work with us at the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Library. Prof. Sophie Maríñez has made available via her profile on the academic social networking site Academia.edu her poems "Carnival Day in... Continue reading
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Agradecemos la grata visita y generosa donación de Ysabel Florentino, Presidenta de la Fundación Literaria Aníbal Montaño y José Corporán, Presidente de la Fundación Cuevas del Pomier. Nuestra biblioteca cuenta con poemarios, cuentos, folletos y revistas informativos acerca de estas importantes fundaciones. Gracias! Continue reading
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Queremos agradecer una vez más al poeta y escritor Keiselim A. Montás por donar varios de sus libros a nuestra biblioteca. La donación es de siete de sus obras: Pequeños Poemas Diurnos, (2005), Como el agua (Élitro Proyecto Zompopos, 2016), Allá (Élitro Proyecto Zompopos, 2012), Amor de ciudad grande (Élitro... Continue reading
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La Profesora Sarah Aponte agradece a nuestros amigos Darlene Hull y René Grullón de Libros de Barlovento (www.librosdebarlovento.com) por la generosa donación del libro Artesanía Dominicana/Dominican Crafts a nuestra biblioteca. El libro es bilingüe en inglés y español para lectores interesados en aprender sobre el desarrollo de la artesanía dominicana... Continue reading
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Professor Sarah Aponte would like to thank Marco Antonio Rodríguez for donating two of his award winning plays “La Luz De Un Cigarrillo” and “Barceló con Hielo” to the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Library. Marco Antonio is a winner of the 2016 Dominican Archives & Library Research Grants and is... Continue reading
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Queremos dar las gracias a la Doctora Monisha Bajaj de la Universidad de San Francisco por donar más de veinte libros, informes y otros documentos a nuestra Biblioteca Dominicana. Esta donación contiene varios recursos publicados por la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos y Casa por la Identidad de las Mujeres... Continue reading
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Como bibliotecaria en el CUNY Dominican Studies Institute, es un gran privilegio tener la oportunidad de conocer a grandes escritores dominicanos que nos visitan y donan sus publicaciones. Fue un verdadero placer conocer y compartir con la escritora Aurora Arias durante su cálida visita. Felices de que nos donara la... Continue reading
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Professor Sarah Aponte would like to thank Susan Moore, daughter of author Aurelio Moore for personally donating her father’s book to the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Library. Moore M., Aurelio. Sinforiano: símbolo de una época (novela dominicana). Santo Domingo, República Dominicana: Editorial La Nación, 1963. This is a revised second... Continue reading
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Fabens, Joseph Warren. In the Tropics, by a Settler in Santo Domingo with and Introductory Notice by Richard B. Kimball. New York: G.W. Carleton, 1863. Print. Prof. Sarah Aponte would like to acknowledge Mr. Luis Canela, a friend of the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute since its inception, who kindly donated... Continue reading
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Below please find our pick of bibliographical references available to the general public at our library about the 1965 Revolution in the Dominican Republic. The selected list has been compiled in honor of those who fought and lost their lives fifty-one years ago on April 28, 1965 in the capital... Continue reading
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La Profesora Sarah Aponte agradece a la Directora Rocío Billini por conseguir denodadamente y donar a nuestra biblioteca una copia de la importante publicación: Historia de la UASD y de los estudios superiores, escrita por el Prof. Franklin J. Franco (Santo Domingo: Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo; Editora Universitaria, 2007).... Continue reading
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CUNY Dominican Studies Institute’s Chief Librarian Sarah Aponte is happy to share information about Prof. Danny Méndez’s research visit from Michigan State University and the donation of his book to the Dominican Library Méndez, Danny. Narratives of Migration and Displacement in Dominican Literature. New York, New York: Routledge Press, 2012.... Continue reading