With support from the Mellon Foundation, the department of Black and Latino Studies will launch a two-year initiative, Black and Latinx Publics! Black and Latinx Publics will showcase the connections between our commitment to academic excellence and racial and social … Continue reading Introducing Black and Latinx Publics!
LTS 3007 – Puerto Rican Culture Online Synchronous Tuesday/Thursday 5:50pm – 7:05pm Professor Gustavo Quintero Vera This interdisciplinary course will examine the life of Puerto Ricans in the island, as well as that of the Puerto Rican diaspora in New York and beyond. In it we will explore the ever-changing history, culture, and beliefs of its people through poetry, novels, historical and critical essays, documentaries, videos, songs and podcasts. Some of the topics covered will be the nature of US-PR relations and its effect on the production of subjectivities, the current exploitation of the of the archipelago and its people … Continue reading BLS/LTS Courses for Fall 2023!
Black and Latino Studies at Baruch College is hosting, AFROLATINIDADES, a series of events exploring the intersections of hemispheric Blackness and Latin American cultures, heritages, and histories. It is funded by the Mellon foundation through CUNY Black, Race,and Ethnic Studies Initiative (BRESI) Everyone is welcome. March 30. 12:30PM-1:45PM, NVC 11-155 Baruch College, 55 Lexington Avenue “Queer Afro-Latina History Through Comics: A Conversation with Sharon Lee De La Cruz” Host: Jennifer Carrocio Maldonado 4/20/23 1 PM- 2 PM (Remote) Antiblackness and its context in Urban Brazil A conversation with Jaime Alves, author of The Anti-Black City: Police Terror and Black Urban Life … Continue reading Afrolatinidades+ events this spring!
LTS 3007 Puerto Rican Culture Professor Gustavo Quintera Vera Tuesdays, Thursdays 5:50PM-7:05PM (synchronous online) This interdisciplinary course will examine the life of Puerto Ricans in the island, as well as that of the Puerto Rican diaspora in New York and beyond. It explores the ever-changing history, culture, and beliefs of its people through poetry, novels, historical and critical essays, documentaries, videos, songs and podcasts. Some of the topics considered will be the nature of US-PR relations and its effect on the production of subjectivities, the current exploitation of the of the archipelago and its people through disaster capitalism and the … Continue reading Spring 2023 COURSES
Our Fall 2022 course catalogue is here! And registration is open. Continue reading Black and Latinx Studies Courses for Fall 22
We can’t wait! You can register here for this fun conversation on May 6 at 6PM. You can also read Dr. Musser’s essay, “Surface-becoming: Lyle Ashton Harris and brown jouissance” from Women and Performance 28: 1 (2018). Continue reading Amber Musser, May 6 @6PM!
There’s no question that Black people in the United States face historical and institutional barriers to financial health, wellness, and empowerment on par with white Americans. In its records, the U.S. Federal Reserve has been tracking inequalities between Black and … Continue reading Black Economic Empowerment
BLS Department Open House February 10 @1PM Let’s celebrate Black History Month! The College theme this year is Health and Wellness. Let’s learn about an historical moment of Black financial empowerment. Students will also lead a conversation about money, and … Continue reading BLS Open House: February 10 @1PM
We are devastated to learn that at least 19 people were killed in a fire at Twin Parks North, an apartment building the in Bronx on January 9. More than 60 people were injured, and more than 200 firefighters worked … Continue reading Tragic Fire in the Bronx
According to the Washington Post, in the 1950s and 1960s, New York was the capital of the Jim Crow North, “Jim Crow segregation and racism had a strange and robust career outside of the South, especially in that supposed bastion … Continue reading The (Professional) Afterlife of Student Activisms