Puerto Rico: Rethinking disaster narratives in a colonial context

Type: Paper
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Day: 4/10/2018
Start / End Time: 2:40 PM / 4:20 PM (MDT)
Room: Galerie 6, Marriott, 2nd Floor
Organizers: Rafael Diaz-Torres
Chairs: Rafael Diaz-Torres



Type Details Minutes Start Time
Introduction Rafael Diaz-Torres 5 2:40 PM
Presenter Carlos Guilbe*, University of Puerto Rico, The Reconfiguration of the Puerto Rican Urban Hierarchy after Hurricanes Irma and María 20 2:45 PM
Presenter Erick Figueroa*, University of Puerto Rico, Geographies of Political Persecution: a Spatial Approach to Governmental Covert Operations in Puerto Rico 20 3:05 PM
Presenter Yahaira Sanchez*, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, Spatial distribution of type I felonies in Puerto Rican suburban corridors before and after Hurricane Maria and Irma 20 3:25 PM
Presenter Jose Hernandez Ayala*, Sonoma State University, The forces behind Puerto Rico’s destruction: Hurricane Maria, Colonialism and Neoliberalism 20 3:45 PM
Discussant Natalie Rivera Negron 10 4:05 PM

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