Sign language interpretation

About the event

Crack open your lunch box and settle in for The Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College, CUNY's first installment of Library Lunch Hour put on by Centro’s Library & Archives department on September 28th, 2021 at 12 PM EST! Nerd out with us as we explore our collection of historical archives which includes primary sources, photographs, art, poems, texts & more!

We’re kicking off our Lunch Hour with Centro Library & Archives staff member, Aníbal Arocho as he provides an overview of Centro's archival collections and a basic introduction to archives, and how to begin building a collection. After this, stick around for a Q&A and chat with Anibal!

Click here to Register and join us as we explore archiving and collections via Zoom. *This event will be interpreted in PRSL, Spanish and English. Please reach out to [email protected] for accommodation requests, questions or concerns.

Aníbal Arocho
is the Library Manager at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archive, Hunter College, City University of New York where he manages library reference services, and a growing collection of over 18,000 items. He holds a Masters of Science in Library and Information Science from the Pratt Institute.

Connect with him on Twitter: @arocho

Have a specific collection you’d like to see? Maybe you just want to know what Centro has in store on the Young Lords or the National Day of Solidarity? We want to hear from you! Click here to fill out this form & tell Centro what themes you'd like the Library & Archives department to explore in our upcoming Lunch Hours!

This event is organized by The Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College, CUNY (Centro) and co-sponsored by the Puerto Rico Syllabus project led by Dr. Yarimar Bonilla as part of the Seminar on Public Engagement and Collaborative Research from the Center for the Humanities at The Graduate Center, CUNY.