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
Words from the Sea: Caribbean Diaspora Voices in U.S. Literature
Words from the Sea: Caribbean Diaspora Voices in U.S. Literature. Conference organized by the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute, 1997. English. Color; Three Videos 1 hour 5 minutes each. VHS.
These videos cover a day-long literary event on the work of three major writers from the English, French, and Spanish Caribbean: Barbadian Kamau Brathwaite, Haitian Edwidge Danticat, and Dominican-American Junot Diaz. Also featuring Elaine Savory Jones, Marie- José N'Zengou-Tayo, and Alfredo Villanueva Collado.
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