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Mellon Foundation | Puerto Rico Now!

July 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Puerto Rico holds an extraordinary place in the world encompassing a variety of stories and experiences. What lessons do its creatives and thinkers offer today—and for the future?
On 7/28, join us as we look to a journalist, an artist, and a political anthropologist for their takes on this extraordinary place and its people.
Speakers: Elizabeth Alexander (President, Mellon Foundation), Alana Casanova-Burgess (Host and Producer of the podcast, La Brega: Stories of the Puerto Rican Experience), and Dr. Yarimar Bonilla (Political Anthropologist and Director of CENTRO at Hunter College).
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Puerto Rico ocupa un lugar extraordinario en el mundo que abarca una variedad de historias y experiencias. ¿Qué lecciones ofrecen sus creativos y pensadores hoy y para el future?
El 28 de julio, únase a nosotros mientras buscamos a un narrador, un artista y un antropólogo político por sus opiniones sobre este lugar extraordinario y su gente.
Oradores: Elizabeth Alexander (presidenta, Mellon Foundation), Alana Casanova-Burgess (anfitriona y productora del podcast, La Brega: Stories of the Puerto Rican Experience) y la Dra. Yarimar Bonilla (antropóloga política y directora de CENTRO en Hunter College).
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Art: Miguel Luciano (Mellon Foundation Latinx Artist Fellow), Studebaker, Plátanos y Machete (detail), 2017, MADMi, San Juan, Puerto Rico.