Chair: Lauristely Peña-Solano, Proyecto Anticanon en RD “Religiosidad popular como espectáculo: sobre un caso de escenificación del Gagá dominicano” Zoom Link:, Panel 5: Anthologizing the 1937 Haitian Massacre “Escuela rural y encuadramiento social del campesinado durante el trujillato, 1930-1940” Sophia Monegro, Ph.D. Student, African/African Diaspora Studies, U of Texas, Austin Jeannette Tineo, Psicóloga clínica y doctoranda en Estudios interdisciplinares de género  Raj Chetty, English Department, St. John’s University, New York Lauren Derby, Associate Professor, History, University of California, Los Angeles, CA “Preternaturalia: Talking Cows and Other Bêtes Infernales” “Los animales sin nombre de Rita Indiana” “Killer Pandemics: Diabetes and COVID-19 Crisis” Learn More. Located in Hostos Community College, we aim to increase the number of historically underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students pursuing careers. Frances Negrón-Muntaner, English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University Solhanlle Bonilla Duarte, Basic Science, Ecology, and Climate Change, INTEC, Santo Domingo Moderator: Norma Fuentes-Mayorga, Sociology/Latin American-Latina/o Studies, City College Edwin Mazara, activista cultural y escritor Carlos Morel, Director, Instituto de Investigación Social para el Desarrollo, Santiago, RD Chair: Yuderkys Espinosa Miñoso, escritora e investigadora, fundadora de GLEFAS “In Cultured Company, Decolonizing Dominicanidad via Public Scholarship and Activism” The Hostos Community College offers a practical nursing certificate program as well as an associate ’s degree in nursing program. Presenters: Moderator:  Thelma Ithier-Sterling, Humanities Department, Hostos Community College Generally, WAC/RAC programs share the philosophy that writing and reading instruction should happen across the academic community and throughout a student’s undergraduate education. Julie Sellers, Associate Professor, Benedictine College, Atchison, Kansas Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. Presenters: Stephen Ippolito, University at Albany Ph.D. Student/School of Professional Studies Instructor Type of Organization: Hispanic-Serving Institution Carol Franco Billini, Researcher, Forest Resources/Environmental Conservation, Virginia Tech Ana Jiménez Bautista, Office of Field Practice, School of Public Health, Columbia University For College-wide updates, please review the SAFE CAMPUS page to learn what reopening means for Hostos. Lauren W. Hammond, Assistant Professor of History, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois Our programs focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, also known as STEM. However, if you need access to the buildings during our regular business hours please contact Public Safety at, Eugenio María de Hostos Community College, Tutoring (Hostos Academic Learning Center - HALC), Communications & College Relations Office, Continuing Education & Workforce Development, Student Development and Enrollment Management (SDEM), LSAMP (Louis Stokes Alliance Minority Program), Study Abroad Professional Development Program, Facilities Work Order System (On-Campus Access Only), Public Safety Key Request (On-Campus Access Only), Your child must be 2 years old prior to first day, To reserve your childcare slot, there is a non-refundable registration fee of $50 due at the time of registration. Carlos Andújar Persinal, Sociólogo, Profesor Titular, Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo Zoom Link:, Panel 30: The Status of Ethnic Studies in the Ivy League Ana S.Q. Presenters: María de los Ángeles Méndez Roso, Poet and Prose Writer     “Courtship and Marriage Across three Generations of DR- and US-born Dominican Women” “The Archaeological Search for 16th Century Afrodescendant Lifeways in Hispaniola” Vice Rector Pablo Mella Febles, Instituto Superior Pedro Francisco Bonó, Santo Domingo, RD Bianka Perez, Judge, New York City’s Civil Court in Bronx County Convener: Presenters: Amanda Alcántara, activist and writer, co-founder La Galería The Eugenio María de Hostos Community College Family Empowerment Program (FEP) held its Winter Festival and Toy Drive in the campus’ Savoy Building on December 22, 2020. Presenters: Hostos Community College offers certificate programs in many critical fields of study. Zoom Link:, Panel 25: Cross-Disciplinary Cultural Production in the Caribbean and its Diaspora at the City College of New York. Presenters: Chair: Sharina Maillo-Pozo, University of Georgia, Athens, GA “The COVID-19 Dominican Oral History Project” • Students must achieve a GPA of 3.0 or higher in order to enter the AAS RN Program with a B- in ENG 110, BIO 230, 240, 310 and CHE 105, MATH 120. “From Radio Guarachita to El Tieto eShow: Bachata’s Imagined Communities” On the market toddler parents pay more! “Fostering and Adapting DR/US Academic Exchanges in the Face of COVID19” Candidate, Caribbean/Latino Literature, University of Connecticut Maja Horn, Associate Professor, Spanish and Latin American Cultures, Barnard College Krystale Tremblay, Ph.D. Student, Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto “Sirens, Seduction and Sea Anemones: Tourism in Mayra Santos-Febres and Rita Indiana” Zoom Link:, Panel 27: The Politics of Identity Part 1 Luis Cuneo, Co-founder and CEO of Mojavié Inc., Greater New York City area “Your Street Race: A Dominican Studies Curricular Vision to Dismantle Anti-Blackness” Presenters: Chair: Kyrstin Mallon Andrews, U of California, Irvine “Dominican Music in the United States: An Interactive Site” However, if you need access to the buildings during our regular business hours please contact Public Safety at, Eugenio María de Hostos Community College, Tutoring (Hostos Academic Learning Center - HALC), Communications & College Relations Office, Continuing Education & Workforce Development, Student Development and Enrollment Management (SDEM), LSAMP (Louis Stokes Alliance Minority Program), Study Abroad Professional Development Program, Facilities Work Order System (On-Campus Access Only), Public Safety Key Request (On-Campus Access Only),,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Rita Mella, Judge, Manhattan Surrogate Court Succeed@Hostos is an integrated program designed to help students achieve their academic goals. Moderator: Lissette Acosta Corniel, Center for Ethnic Studies, BMCC, CUNY  Moderator: María Cano, Director, College Discovery, Hostos Community College, CUNY Young Adult Borough Centers (YABCs) are evening academic programs designed for high school students who are behind in credit, considering dropping out, … Hostos employees are working remotely. Kyrstin Mallon Andrews, Department of Anthropology, U of California, Irvine Yudi Lewis, Program Director, Latino Initiative, Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah Hostos Community College offers the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Electrical Engineering Science as a jointly registered, dual admission program with the existing Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering (B.E./E.E.) Rhina Espaillat, Poet, Translator, and Poetry Teacher However, if you need access to the buildings during our regular business hours please contact Public Safety at College-wide updates, please review the SAFE CAMPUS page to learn what reopening means for Hostos. Dagoberto Tejeda Ortíz, Social Science and Folklore, Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo Presenters:  “Animals in Dominican Fiction” Chair: Elena Valdez, Modern/Classical Languages & Literatures, Christopher Newport U, VA Mixto Internacional MESO; Free University of Brussels, Belgium Presenters: “Un museo para el reconocimiento y la construcción de identidades” Lisa Paravisini, Professor of Hispanic Studies, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York Individual courses may be selected by students not planning to complete a Certificate Program. Zoom Link:, Panel 6: Language and the Construction of Dominicanidades across Geographic Space Dean Kunicki. Chair: Luis Álvarez, Centro de Estudios Caribeños, Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra Ochy Curiel, Docente/Investigadora, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Sede Bogotá Lemny Pérez, Clinical Psychologist, the Wright Institute; founder, Pure Lotus Wellness, NYC Zoom Link:, Panel 2: Internships and Mentoring: Keys to Dominican College Students’ Success Moderator: Ana García Reyes, Associate Dean, Hostos Community College, CUNY Sabrina A. Méndez-Escobar, Education Department, Harry S. Truman College, Chicago, IL Presenters: Chair: Jacqueline Jiménez-Polanco, Bronx Community College, CUNY Presenters: Ana Ramos-Zayas, American Studies and Anthropology, Yale University “Inebriated Honesty: An Analysis of Bilateral Identity in Chiqui Vicioso’s Whish-ky Sour” “A Sustainable College Career Readiness Program for Dominicans in the Diaspora” “Flor de justicia: Performance & Spatial Reappropriation in Contemporary Dominican Texts” Presenters: Candidate, Department of Anthropology, U of Illinois, Chicago Zoom Link:, Panel 26: Social and Cultural Perspectives on COVID-19 “Dominicana soy” Moderator: Norma Fuentes-Mayorga, Sociology/Latin American-Latina/o Studies, City College Sarah Aponte, Chief Librarian, CUNY Dominican Studies Institute at City College Across all areas of study, CUNY Hostos Community College awarded 1,255 undergraduate degrees in 2018 - 2019 . “The Politics of History in the DR during the 1970s” “We Choose Freedom’: Documenting African American Presence in the Dominican Republic” “Stranger than Fiction: Toward a New Haitian-Dominican Narrative under Covid-19” “Los Doce Años: How Dominicans Remember It” Poet, fiction writer, and essayist Julia Alvarez “Housing and Dominicans in New York City, Generational and Racial Indicators” Our daily childcare rate is 72% lower than the average daily market rate for childcare for children ages 2 years old – 5 years old, Outside childcare providers charge parents an average of $16.36 per hour, $33 part-day, $50 daily, & $244 weekly, Hostos Children’s Center maximum daily rate is $14, which is less than the average hourly market rate of $16.36, We accept the Human Resources Administration (HRA) vouchers, We use Child Care Development Block Grant (CCDBG) funds and other funding to further reduce child care fees. Rosanna Marzán, Executive Director, Diversidad Dominicana, Santo Domingo, DR   Aracely Alicia García, student activist, ‘20 graduate, Stanford University Lourdes Ventura, Justice, New York State Supreme Court, 11th Judicial District Presenters: “Cultural, represión, e identidad en la dictadura trujillista” Roberto Márquez, Emeritus, Latin American/Caribbean Studies, Mount Holyoke College President Milagros Peña, Purchase College, SUNY, Purchase, New York “A Socio-historical Context to Interpret Research on US Dominican Families” Evelyn Fernández-Ketcham, Ph.D. “Las artes en contienda: el Frente Cultural constitucionalista en la Revolución de Abril de 1965” Moderator: Nancy Kang, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada Manuel J. Mendez, Associate Justice, New York State Supreme Court’s Appellate Division “’Disco Free’: Queer Nightlife during the Balaguerato” Currently, the college serves over 6500 students and there are many associate ’s degree programs and a few certificate programs for students to take part in. Zoom Link:, Panel 19: Historias subalternas: perspectivas críticas frente a la historia oficial dominicana Zoom Link:, Poet Elizabeth Acevedo, National Book Award Winner, in Conversation with José R. García, Brand and Communications Associate, Hostos Community College, CUNY Moderator: Professor Silvio Torres-Saillant, Syracuse University, Panel 16: Roundtable: Transnational Legacies of Chavoneras Presenters: Jonathan Cohen, Poet, Translator, Essayist, and Inter-American literature Scholar “Visión histórica y panorámica de la identidad dominicana” Jhensen Ortiz, Librarian, CUNY Dominican Studies Institute, The City College of New York “Distance Learning: Open Source Materials on the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Website” Chair: Lisa Paravisini, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York Hostos is the first institution of higher education on the mainland to be named after a Puerto Rican, Eugenio María de Hostos, an educator, writer, and patriot. Molly Ham-Rodriguez, Ph.D. As of December 31, 2018 New York State's Minimum Wage will increase to $15.00. Higher Education Leaders on the Challenge of their Mission during the Global Pandemic Envisioning the Future CUNY Hostos Community College is a Public, 2-4 years school located in Bronx, New York. Cynthia Carrión, Director, Community Development, School in the Square, New York City A large proportion (approximately 60 percent) of the student population is Hispanic, thus many of the courses at Hostos are offered in Spanish, and the college also provides extensive English and ESL instruction to students. Zoom Link:, Panel 28: The Politics of Identity Part 2 Angela J. Badamo, Judge, New York City’s Criminal Court, New York County Chair: Pauline Kulstad-González, Archeologist, Leiden University Ph.D., Independent Scholar President Shirley M. Collado, Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York, Panel 31: Form, Place, Ancestries, and Gendered Selves in Dominican Women’s Texts Nelson Santana, Assistant Professor/Reference Librarian, Bronx Community College, CUNY In 2019, Hostos was ranked by Stacker as the best community college in New York State. Chair: George Lipsitz, Emeritus, Black Studies/Sociology, U of California, Santa Barbara Zoom Link:, Panel 4: Toward a Pan American Poetry: Translating Pedro Mir, Juan Matos, Julia Alvarez and Robert Frost from Spanish into English or Vice Versa “‘La tristeza nos precede’: Poetry and Resistance in the Works of Norberto James Rawlings Your safety is our priority. Presenters: “Participación política de la mujer en la Cámara de Diputados 1942-2016” Aldrin Bonilla, Executive Vice-President, Fund for the City of New York Fidel Gomez, Judge, New York City’s Civil Court in Bronx County Candidate, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, U of Texas, Austin Chair: Anselma Rodríguez, Graduate Center for Worker Education, Brooklyn College, CUNY   “Borrando a Bosch: Balaguer’s Archaeology in Condemnation of Memory”   “Housing and Dominicans in New York City, Generational and Racial Indicators” Chair: Sophia Monegro, University of Texas, Austin “The Afterlives of Slavery in Santo Domingo: African American Women in the Fugitive Montes of the Dominican Republic and Haiti” Elizabeth Manley, Kellogg Endowed Professor, Department of History, Xavier U of Louisiana Michelle Ricardo, poeta, spoken-word performer, curadora de arte y emprendedora cultural College Now students are permitted to enroll in one CUNY course per semester. “African Americans and the Emigration Movement to Haiti in the 1820s” Zoom Link:, Panel 41: Anticanon y fronteras de identidad, cultura y región en República Dominicana Franklin García Fermín, Ministro de Educación Superior, Ciencia y Tecnología, RD Vialcarys Crisóstomo, Ph.D. Director, Workforce Programs at Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. Presenters: “16th Century Hispaniola and the 1521 Rebellion: A Pivotal Hidden Black Geography” Zoom Link:, Panel 22: Hacia una agenda de investigación feminista descolonial en el Caribe Moderator: Eve Hayes de Kalaf, Modern Languages & Cultures, University of Liverpool, UK Chancellor Félix V. Matos Rodríguez, The City University of New York, New York “La formación étnica y cultural en la República Dominicana” Ana Baez, Assistant Professor of Spanish, Chicago State University “Trujillo odió a su abuela haitiana aún después de muerta” “When Term Limits Are Not an Obstacle: Analyzing Term Limits in the Dominican Republic” Hostos Children’s Center does not provide drop-in or babysitting services. “The Formation of Black Studies for Hispaniola, 1960s-1980s” Ana Féliz, Investigadora, Instituto de Investigación Social para el Desarrollo, Santiago, RD Hostos employees are working remotely. Lina N. Cordero, Sociologist, Events Coordinator, Verania Consulting, Santo Domingo However, if you need access to the buildings during our regular business hours please contact Public Safety at . Hostos employees are working remotely. Allison Guess, Ph.D. Elizabeth Manley, Department of History, Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans “Érase una vez…Reconstrucción de una historia en la zona fronteriza dominicana en el siglo XX” Presenters: Sharina Maillo-Pozo, Romance Languages Department, University of Georgia, Athens, GA Zoom Link:, Panel 13: Streetwalking: LGBTQ+ Activists in the Dominican Republic and its Diaspora Candidate, Earth and Environmental Studies, CUNY Graduate Center Home: Banner. Ana-Maurine Lara, Assistant Professor, Anthropology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR R. Victoriano-Martínez, French, Hispanic & Italian Studies, U of British Columbia, Vancouver Christina Davidson, Danforth Center on Religion and Politics, Washington U, St. Louis, MO Moderator: Inmaculada Lara Bonilla, Humanities, Hostos Community College, CUNY Edward Paulino, Associate Professor of Global History, John Jay College, CUNY Each child is scheduled on a consistent basis for the entire semester. Lucía Stecher, Associate Professor, Literature Department, Universidad de Chile, Santiago Leonardo Herrera, actor, stage director, and secondary school theater teacher   Zoom Link:, Panel 32: Exchange and Cross-Cultural Issues in Higher Education and Grade School “Visión general de la programación del Centro León y su política de inclusión” We invite you to join the thousands of others who have enjoyed the caring, family-like atmosphere and academic excellence that have made Hostos unique among community colleges. Jonathan Rosa, Center for Comparative Studies of Race and Ethnicity, Stanford University “Marginación en la representación y la autorepresentación del lenguaje dominicano” The school offers undergraduate degree programs only. Zoom Link:, Panel 34: Ethnic Studies in the Ivy League: A Roundtable Discussion