This conversation brings together important voices on the Puerto Rican experience to discuss the history and future of Puerto Rican New York
Digital platforms have risen in the world in the last decade and quickly they conquered big spaces in our everyday lives. However, many studies have demonstrated how these platforms can contribute to intensifying precarious work. These processes happen in the world, but they have some differences considering the region of the globe. In this panel Fellipe Coelho-Lima andAndrew Wolf debate the particularity of the advance of digital platforms in the Global North and South, considering the context of the US and Brazil. They will discuss the challenges for workers and how they are fighting for better conditions in this kind of work.
Date and time:
Tuesday November 29th, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7 PM EST
Martin E. Segal Theatre Center 365 5th Avenue New York, NY 10016
This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP: bit.ly/3V6NmPT
In November 2022, the Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center will release a new report titled “The Puerto Rican Population of the New York Metropolitan Region, 1970-2020.” This sweeping study of the demographic transformation of the Puerto Rican population in the New York City area offers an opportunity to reflect on the impact of population changes on politics and power. This panel discussion brings together important voices on the Puerto Rican experience to discuss the history and future of Puerto Rican New York.
Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez, Commissioner, New York City Department for the Aging, Trustee, City University of New York.
Yarimar Bonilla, Director of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College, Professor in the Department of Africana & Puerto Rican/Latino Studies at Hunter College and the PhD Program in Anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
Claudia Irizarry Aponte, Reporter, The City.
Laird W. Bergad, Distinguished Professor, Latin American and Latino Studies, Lehman College and History, Graduate Center, Executive Director, Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies of the City University of New York.
Moderator: John A. Gutiérrez, Assistant Professor in the Department of Latin American and Latinx Studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Director, Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies of the City University of New York.
This event is free and open to the public
COVID-19 and Building access:
Non-CUNY attendees will need to show ID, proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test taken within seven days of the event.
CUNY affiliated attendees will need to show their Clear4 Pass