Dr. Ismael García-Colón of the College of Staten Island recently discussed his research on Puerto Rican farmhands in the U.S. as part of his book discussion for “Colonial Migrants at the Heart of Empire: Puerto Rican Workers on U.S. Farms.”
This program is in honor of Puerto Rican Heritage Week. It is co-sponsored by the Minor in Latin America, Caribbean, and Latina/o Studies; the Department of World Languages and Literatures; the Office of Student Life – Pluralism and Diversity;, International Studies; and the Center for Global Engagement.
A virtual event in honor of Hispanic-Latinx Heritage Month at CSI, Dr. Natalie L. Kimball, Department of History, College of Staten Island, presented “Reproductive Decision Making in Post-Colonial Bolivia,” held on Tuesday, Nov. 2.
Dr. Kimball spoke about research that was the basis of their recently published book, An Open Secret: The History of Unwanted Pregnancy and Abortion in Modern Bolivia.
The event was co-sponsored by the Minor in Latin American, Caribbean, and Latina/o Studies; the Department of World Languages and Literatures; the Department of History; Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies; International Studies; the Office of Student Life – Pluralism and Diversity; and CSI’s Bertha Harris Women’s Center.