The Tectonic Plates of Hispanic New York

Columbia professor Claudio Iván Remeseira recently published Hispanic New York, an impressive anthology of academic papers that try to define what it means to be Latino in New York City (a place formed by the “tectonic plates” of different Latino communities), and the role the city has had for Hispanic culture everywhere. In this interview for Contraportada, he asserts that New York is nothing less than the capital of the Hispanic world. [Watch]