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Afternoon Tertulia: Statehood as a Decolonizing Option for Puerto Rico?

Afternoon Tertulia: Statehood as a Decolonizing Option for Puerto Rico?


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March 29 @ 1:00 pm 2:00 pm EDT

Is statehood a pathway towards decolonization? What are the implications of Puerto Rico shifting its status from an unincorporated territory to a state? As part of the Bridging the Divides Decolonization study group, CENTRO Directora will have a conversation with Prof. Christina D. Ponsa Kraus and Rep. José Bernardo Márquez on statehood as an alternative for the decolonization of Puerto Rico.

This event is part of the CENTRO 50th Anniversary Celebration! Join us all of 2023 in celebrating 50 years of CENTRO’s work to strengthen, diversify, and reimagine the field of Puerto Rican Studies!

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Main Amp Image: Carlos Ortiz Collection. Activists holding up the Puerto Rican flag during the Hostos Community College demonstrations. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY.

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