El Jolgorio de Massachusetts

Previous Efforts

Hispanic Writers

Hispanic Writers, a partnership between the University of Massachusetts’ William Joiner Center for the Study of War and Social Consequences and the El Jolgorio de Massachusetts, Inc., is a successful and innovative program brings Latino literacy artists from the United States and Latin America to Boston for week-long workshops aimed at introducing Latino students to literature and its importance to educational advancement and social communication.

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The Cuatro Project

A critically acclaimed initiative, the Cuatro Project promotes the history and traditions of Puerto Rico's rich musical history, its stringed instruments and its players. The Cuatro Project also preserves and fosters the ancient form of décima (a poetry-like verse), as well as its varied song forms.

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The Wooden Saints

The purpose of this website is to familiarize the public with the ancient and historic Puerto Rican tradition of carving images of patron saints from woods native to Puerto Rico.

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