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Juan Flores

Juan Flores

Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis

Yale University, Ph.D., 1970; Yale University, M.A., 1966; Queens College, B.A., 1964.

Areas of Research/Interest: 

Social and cultural theory, Latino and Puerto Rican studies, popular music, theory of diaspora and transnational communities, Afro-Latino culture.

External Affiliations:

Afro-Latin@ Forum, Los Pleneros de la 21, Smithsonian Institution, Recovering the Hispanic Literary Heritage, El Museo del Barrio


Casa de las Americas Prize (1980), Ford grant for The Afro-Latin@ Project (2002-3), NEH Research Fellowship (2007), Smithsonian Institution Latino Legacy Award (2008), Casa de las Americas Prize (2009)

Poetry in East Germany (1970)

Insularismo e ideologia burguesa (1980)

Divided Borders: Essays on Puerto Rican Identity (1993)

La venganza de Cortijo (1997)

From Bomba to Hip-Hop: Puerto Rican Culture and Latino Identity (2000)

Cortijo's Wake (2004)

Companion to Latino Studies (2007)

The Diaspora Strikes Back (2009)

BugalĂș y otros guisos (2010)

The Afro-Latino Reader (2011)

Family and friends celebrated Juan's life and honored his memory and legacy
Saturday, December 20, 2014
at NYU's
Eisner & Lubin Auditorium
4th Floor, Room 401
NYU - Kimmel Center
60 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012

Watch the video here:

Updated on 12/23/2014