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Calendar.  Unless specified for Spanish and English sections, the entire group is expected at the time and location written in the calendar. Please note: all participants must attend every activity, even if you live in New York City. 

Week I: Welcome to New York City: a wealth of resources

Sunday July 10th

 

9:00 AM- 4:00 PM    Check in at Carlyle Court and International Housing


6:00 PM                     Reception and Orientation- Hunter College 8th floor West Building


 

 


Monday, July 11th

 

9:00 AM                    Breakfast and Welcome- Hunter College 8th floor West Building


10:00 AM-12:00
English Group. Room I. A Poet in New York by Federico García Lorca, Professor María Eugenia Santana.                       

Spanish Group. Room II. Lectura de “Poeta en Nueva York”, Professor Rolando Pérez


12:00-1:00                 Lunch


1:00-2:30                   Room I. Introduction to Latino Literature, Professor Hilda Mundo López


 





 

 

Tuesday July 12th

 

10:00-12:00                
 English Group. Room I. “Brooklyn Bridge” by José Martí, Professor María Eugenia Santana

Spanish Group. Room II: Master Class: La enseñanza del español, Professor Alicia Ramos


12:00-1:00                 Lunch sponsored by Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter East 1442


1:00-2:00                   Virtual Tour of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library and Archives- Hunter East1442


2:00-3:00                   Break


3:00-5:00                   Barrio Walking Tour with Lisset Martínez-Herryman, Tena Cohen


 

 


Wed, July 13th

10:00-11:00               Tour of the New York Public Library with Tena Cohen and María Eugenia Santana


12:00-1:00                 Tour of Instituto Cervantes Tena Cohen and María Eugenia Santana                                  


1:00-2:00                   Lunch


2:00-4:00                   Room I. The History of Latino Immigration. Professor Milagros Denis


 

 

Thursday July 14th

 

10:00 AM-12:00        
English group. Room I. Dante’s Run by E. González Viaña. Professor María Eugenia Santana

Spanish group. Room II. El Corrido de Dante by E. González Viaña. Professor Hilda Mundo-López


12:00-1:00                   Lunch


 

1:00-3:00                     Room I.  Introduction to Latino Cultural Studies. Professor Magdalena Sagardía


 

 

 

Friday July 15th

 

10:00 AM-12:00        
English group. Room I. Puerto Rican Obituary by Pedro Pietri. Professor María Eugenia Santana

Spanish group. Room II. Obituario puertorriqueño by Pedro Pietri. Professor Hilda Mundo López


12:00-1:00                   Lunch


1:00-3:00                     Room I. The History of Dominican Immigration. Professor Silvio Torres Saillant


5:00-8:00                     Circle Line Tour with Tena Cohen


 

 

 

Week II: Into the City: public and private narratives

Mon, July 18th     

 

10:00 AM-12:00       
English group. Room I. Before Night Falls by Reynaldo Arenas. Professor María Eugenia Santana

Spanish group. Room II. Antes que anochezca, Reynaldo Arenas. Prof. María Hernández-Ojeda             

12:00-1:00              Lunch

1:00-3:00                   
Computer Lab. Planning Session for projects and optional computer skills class. Tena Cohen and Computer Lab Coord.

3:00-3:30                Break

3:30-6:00                B126 HW.   Before Night Falls (film) by director Julian Schnabel.  

 

 

Tues, July 19th   

9:00-1:00                Free morning. Tour New York City on your own.

1:00-3:00                    
English group. Room I. “The Barbosa Express” by Ed Vega Professor María Eugenia Santana

Spanish group. Room II. “La noche que volvimos a ser gente,” J.L. González. Professor María Hernández-Ojeda 

3:00-3:30                Break

3:30-5:30                    
Room I. Meet the Writers: Reading and Round Table Discussion Sonia Rivera Valdés and Nancy Mercado.

 

 

Wednesday July 20th            

 

10:00 AM-12:00        
English group. Room I. Leaving Tabasco by Carmen Boullosa. Professor María Eugenia Santana

Spanish group. Room II.  La novela perfecta, Carmen Boullosa. Professor María Hernández-Ojeda

12:00-1:00              Lunch             

1:00-3:00                
Room I. Latino Media Round Table Discussion. Albor Ruiz and Mario Picayo. Professor  Hernández-Ojeda

3:00-4:00                Break

4:00-6:00                Lower East Side Walking Tour & Brooklyn Bridge Tour with Lisset Martínez-Herryman and Tena Cohen

 

 

Thursday July 21st

 

10:00-12:00            Tour The Hispanic Society, Professor John O’Neill and Professor María Hernández-Ojeda   

12:00-1:00              Lunch

1:00-3:00                    
English group. Room I. When Aunt Lola Came to Visit by Julia Alvarez. Professor María Eugenia Santana

Spanish group. Room II. Cuando la tía Lola vino a visitar por Julia Alvarez. Professor María Hernández-Ojeda

3:00-3:30                Break

3:30-5:30                B126 HW. From Mambo to Hip Hop and Q & A with producer Elena Martínez. Professor Hernández–Ojeda.

 

Friday July 22nd

 

10:00 AM-12:00        
English group. Room I. Negocios” in Drown by Junot Díaz. Professor María Eugenia Santana            

Spanish group. Room II. “Negocios” in Drown (traducido) Junot Díaz. Professor María Hernández-Ojeda

12:00-2:00                Lunch

2:00-4:00                  Exploring Salsa and Mambo at Dance Manhattan Studio: Tena Cohen

 

Week III: Through the Looking Glass: transformations

Monday July 25th

 

9:30-12:30                  Museum of Modern Art Professional Development, Tena Cohen

12:30-2:15                  Self-Guided Tour of MOMA and Lunch

3:00-4:30                    Room I. Poetry of Tato Laviera, Josefina Báez and Willie Perdomo. Lecture by Professor and poet Urayoán Noel.

4:30-5:00                     Break

5:00-7:00                     Room I. Meet the Poets: Tato Laviera, Josefina Báez ,Willie Perdomo. Discussion lead by Professor and poet Urayoán Noel.

 

 

Tuesday July 26th

10:00 AM-12:00         Room I. Dramaturgy with Teresita Martínez. Tena Cohen

12:00-2:00                   Lunch

2:00-4:00                     Room I. Reading and Q & A with Teresita Martínez. Tena Cohen 

 

 

Wednesday July 27th

10:00 AM-12:00         B126. Using Film in the Room with Tena Cohen.

12:00-2:00                   Lunch

2:00-4:00                     Room I. On Harvest of Empire. Juan González. Presented by Professor María Hernández-Ojeda

 

 

Thursday July 28th

11:00 AM-2:00           Computer Lab. Curriculum Mapping and Website Planning 1 and 2. Tena Cohen

 

 

Friday July 29th

 

9:00 AM-12:00           Clasroom I. Group Presentations, Tena Cohen and María Hernández-Ojeda                              

12:00-1:00                   Lunch

1:00-3:00                     Room I. Group Presentations, Tena Cohen and María Hernández-Ojeda

3:00-3:30                     Break

3:30-5:00                     Evaluations and Certificates, Tena Cohen, María Hernández-Ojeda