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Call for papers: Navigating Insecurity: Crisis, Power, and Protest in Puerto Rican Communities

 

SPECIAL ISSUE OF CENTRO Journal Navigating Insecurity: Crisis, Power, and Protest in Puerto Rican Communities
Guest Editors: Aldo Lauria Santiago (Rutgers University) Ana Ramos-Zayas (Yale University) Charles R. Venator-Santiago (University of Connecticut)


Hurricane Maria and the enduring economic crisis have thrown into sharp contrast the forms of insecurity that many Puerto Ricans on the archipelago and in the diaspora live with. The 2018 conference of the Puerto Rican Studies Association Conference asked how insecurity may be considered a persistent aspect of puertorriqueñidad. Colonial rule, military service, migration, natural disasters, low wages, unemployment and recurrent debt crises have generated immediate and lasting forms of insecurity for Puerto Ricans. The conference invited submissions that discussed how Puerto Ricans experienced, negotiated, challenged, and/or prevailed over conditions of insecurity both historically and in the contemporary moment

 

 


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