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.
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Dominican Culture at the End of the Century: Issues for a Future Research Agenda
Dominican Culture at the End of the Century: Issues for a Future Research Agenda. Conference organized by the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute. City College, New York, 1998. English and Spanish. Color; 3 Video Tapes. 343 minutes (5 hours and 43 minutes). VHS.
This is a two-day symposium on visual arts, spiritual traditions, popular/folk music, and history of the Dominican people in the homeland and the US. The panels are: I. Dominican Visual Artists: Between Here and There: Leonora Vega (Curator, Leonora Vega Gallery), Scherezade García (Dominican Artist), Charo Oquet (Miami Arts Collaborative), David Medina (Dominican Sculptor), Sara Hermann (Art Critic); II. Dominican Beat: Popular and Folk Music: Martha Ellen Davis (University of Florida), Deborah Pacini (Brown University), Paul Austerlitz (Brown University), Jorge Duany (University of Puerto Rico); III. Voices of the Spirit World: Dominican Forms of Worship: Kathleen Skoczen (Rockefeller Fellow/Dominican Institute), Maitreyi Villamán (Rockefeller Fellow/Dominican Institute), Robert Lee Adams (University of Texas), Ana Teresa Ortiz (University of Arizona); IV. The Dominican Past: Options for a New History: Dora Dávila (Rockefeller Fellow/Dominican Institute), Iván Domínguez (Alianza Dominicana), Kenneth Greene Vélez (Casa Dominicana-Chicago), Ramona Hernández (University of Massachusetts-Boston), Frank Moya Pons (CUNY Dominican Studies Institute).
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