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El Diario/La Prensa Collection


16:30 minutes (15.11 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 17 Jun 2013

Producer Erica Getto sat down with Professor Frances Negrón-Muntaner to discuss Columbia University’s recent acquisition of 5000 El Diario/La Prensa photographs spanning 40 years. Negrón-Muntaner, who directs Columbia’s Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, curated the collection from New York’s oldest Spanish-speaking newspaper. Tune in to hear about the curation process, the photographs’ content, and their cultural and historical implications.