Black Nannies in Latin America: A Conversation with Yvonne Denis-Rosario

Virtual Event CA Renowned Afro-Puerto Rican female writer Yvonne Denis-Rosario will discuss her short story "Ama de leche" in Prof. Catan's Afrolatinidades course. The talk will be given in Spanish. Dr. Denis-Rosario is a columnist, librettist, narrator, novelist, poet, professor, radio/ TV host and producer, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Her books critically exam the racial […]

Anti-Racism, Anti-Imperialism, and Islamophobia in France: A Conversation with Houria Bouteldja

Virtual Event CA

Houria Bouteldja is a French-Algerian political activist and writer focusing on anti-racism, anti-imperialism, and Islamophobia. She serves as spokesperson for the Parti des Indigènes de la République (Party of the Indigenous of the Republic). In 2017, she published Whites, Jews, and Us: Toward a Politics of Revolutionary Love. If you want to attend the talk, […]

A Conversation with Guadeloupean Visual Artist Ruddy Marc Roquelaure

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Roquelaure is an Afro-Caribbean artist who works and lives in Guadeloupe. After time spent in Martinique, France, and Canada, he decided in 2013 to return to his native island of Guadeloupe to pursue his journey. Roquelaure's artwork arises from the need to express an emotion in relation to an event or a topic. A time […]

Revisiting the Afro-Puerto Rican Musical Traditions of Plena and Bomba Through a Woman’s Perspective: A Talk with Yazmín Morales

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Yazmín was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico and has lived in New York City since 2004. She studied Early Childhood Education and Special Education with a Music Concentration at Brooklyn College. Yazmín has worked as an Early Childhood Educator in various communities including the Lower East Side and East New York, where […]