Founded in 1992 at The City College of New York, the Dominican Studies Institute of the City University of New York is the first and only university-based research institute in the United States devoted to the study of people of Dominican descent.
Film, Video, Audio Collection
Contemporary Visions of the Dominican Experience
Contemporary Visions of the Dominican Experience. Conference organized by the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute and Dominicans 2000. The City College of New York, 1999. English and Spanish. Color; 113 minutes. VHS.
A discussion, reading, and booksigning featuring published works on Dominican life by a journalist (Michelle Wucker), a political scientist (Jacqueline Jiménez Polanco), and a fiction writer (Ynoemia Villar). Commentators: Silvio Torres-Saillant, Ydanis Rodriguez, Rosario Espinal, Emelio Betances, Daisy Cocco de Filippis, and Elizabeth Starcevic.
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