Digital Puerto Rican Studies: Social Scholarship, Mapping, and Archives

OCT 23, 2020 | 6:00 PM TO 8:00 PM

Details

WHERE:

The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue

WHEN:

October 23, 2020: 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

ADMISSION:

Free

SPONSOR:

The Center for the Humanities

RESERVATIONS:

Description

This event spotlights four digital projects that contribute to Puerto Rican Studies and provide resources for broad publics: The Puerto Rico Syllabus, Proyecto historias orales cayeyanas: Vivencias y resistencias, Visualizando El Apoyo Mutuo: Solidaridad en acción, and the Digital Library of the Caribbean-Archivo Histórico de Vieques.

The event will include moderated discussion about each project, followed by a Q&A with the audience.

This online event is free and open to the public, but to join please click here to Register. Registered attendees will be sent a webinar link.

This event is sponsored by LASA Puerto Rico, with media co-sponsorship by the Puerto Rico Syllabus project led by Dr. Yarimar Bonilla as part of the Mellon Seminar on Public Engagement and Collaborative Research from the Center for the Humanities at The Graduate Center, CUNY.

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About the participating projects:

  • The Puerto Rico Syllabus is an archive of resources for teaching and learning about the intersecting crises in Puerto Rico.
  • The Proyecto historias orales cayeyanas: Vivencias y resistencias is a virtual interactive exhibit created by the Colectivo Casco Urbano de Cayey that maps oral histories with women about the urban hub of Cayey, Puerto Rico.
  • Visualizando El Apoyo Mutuo: Solidaridad en Acción is an interactive story map created by Jacqueline Villarrubia and Roberto Vélez-Vélez that uses images, audio, and text to highlight the Centros de Apoyo Mutuo in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
  • The Digital Library of the Caribbean-Archivo Histórico de Vieques documents the socio-historical processes of Vieques, Puerto Rico from the perspective of people and community struggle.