Juan Flores: “The Diaspora Strikes Back: Caribeño Tales of Learning and Turning”

Juan Flores: “The Diaspora Strikes Back: Caribeño Tales of Learning and Turning”

The Urban Studies Research Cluster presents:

Lecture/Seminar with Juan Flores: The Diaspora Strikes Back: Caribeño Tales of Learning and Turning

Professor Flores looks at how ‘Nuyoricans’ have transformed their cities of origin, focusing on the introduction of hip hop and modern New York culture to the Puerto Rican city of Mayaguez in The Diaspora Strikes Back (Routledge, 2009).

Readings will be available at: www.wuala.com/Urban%20Studies%20Research%20Cluster

For more information, contact Miriam Greenberg at miriam@ucsc.edu.

Co-sponsored by the departments of Sociology, Latin American and Latina/o Studies, and American Studies.