Puerto Rico After Hurricane María: Culture, Politics, Place

15 June 2018
Date: 
Friday 15 June, 10:30 - 17:30
Venue: 
Rothermere American Insitute (RAI)

A one-day symposium at the Rothermere American Institute (RAI) on Friday, 15 June (10.30am – 5.30pm), on the cultural, political and infrastructural situation in Puerto Rico after Hurricane María struck the island in September 2017.

There will be three guest speakers:  Eduardo Lalo, novelist and winner of the Rómulo Gallegos International Novel Prize in 2013, who will also be doing a reading of his work on Thursday, 14 June. The other speakers are Antonio Carmona Báez (University of Puerto Rico/University of St. Maarten) and Sarah Molinari (CUNY Graduate Center), who are experts in public policy, and debt crisis and hurricane recovery in Puerto Rico, respectively.

 

Twitter: @PRafterMaria

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