Yarimar Bonilla


READING: "Looking for a Way Forward in the Past: Lessons from the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party" from Aftershocks of Disaster (pg. 263-270). Register to become a member of the Raíces Caribbean Culture & History Discussion Group & join this meeting.

Raíces Caribbean Culture & History Discussion Group


READING: "Puerto Rico's Fight for a Citizen Debt Audit: A Strategy for Public Mobilization and a Fair Reconstruction" by Eva L. Prados-Rodríguez. RESOURCE SHARING TOPIC: Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis Register to become a member of the Raíces Caribbean Culture & History Discussion Group & join this meeting.

Raíces Caribbean Culture & History Discussion Group


READINGS: "Dismantling Public Education in Puerto Rico" by Rima Brusi and Isar Godreau from Aftershocks of Disaster (pg. 234-249) and "Department of Education Is Planning a New Wave of School Closings" from Centro de Periodismo Investigativo. RESOURCE SHARING TOPIC: Education Register to become a member of the Raíces Caribbean Culture & History Discussion Group & join this meeting.

Raíces Caribbean Culture & History Discussion Group



READINGS: "Puerto Rico's Unjust Debt" and "Puerto Rico's Debt Is Odious" from Aftershocks of Disaster (pg. 311-233). Register to become a member of the Raíces Caribbean Culture & History Discussion Group & join this meeting.

Raíces Caribbean Culture & History Discussion Group


READINGS & ART SHARE: "Art and a Threshold Called Dignity" and "Picking up the Pieces" from Aftershocks of Disaster (pg. 191-210). Register to become a member of the Raíces Caribbean Culture & History Discussion Group, & receive instructions for this meetings art share as well as how to join this meeting.

Raíces Caribbean Culture & History Discussion Group


READINGS: "The Importance of Politically Engaged Artistic and Curatorial Practices in the Aftermath of Hurricane María" and "Si no pudiera hacer arte, me iba: The Aesthetics of Disaster as Catharsis in Puerto Rican Art" from Aftershocks of Disaster (pg. 161-189). Register to become a member of the Raíces Caribbean Culture & History Discussion Group & join this meeting.

Raíces Caribbean Culture & History Discussion Group



READINGS: "Accountability and Representation: Photographic Coverage after the Disaster" by Erika P. Rodriguez and "Lifting the Veil: Portraiture as a Tool for Bilateral Representation" by Christopher Gregory from Aftershocks of Disaster (pg. 138-160). Register to become a member of the Raíces Caribbean Culture & History Discussion Group & join this meeting.

Raíces Caribbean Culture & History Discussion Group


READINGS: "Our Fellow Americans: Why Calling Puerto Ricans 'Americans' Will Not Save Them" and "US Media Depictions of Climate Migrants: The Recent Case of Puerto Rican 'Exodus'" from Aftershocks of Disaster (pg. 113-133). Register to become a member of the Raíces Caribbean Culture & History Discussion Group & join this meeting.

Raíces Caribbean Culture & History Discussion Group


For this meeting we will discuss pg. 80-109 from section 2 of the book, “Narrating the Trauma”. This set of readings is made up of 6 short chapters that narrate the experiences of the storm in different formats, from personal storytelling to visual art to poetry.

Raíces Caribbean Culture & History Discussion Group