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Understanding Coastal Afro-Puerto Rican Ecological Knowledge

When: Tuesday, October 19, 2021 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Where: online (zoom)


In this presentation "Understanding Coastal Afro-Puerto Rican Ecological Knowledge", anthropologists Hilda Lloréns and Carlos García-Quijano discuss findings from their long-term ethnographic research in Puerto Rico’s southeast coastal communities. They will discuss the significant role of the coast and its resources for the survival and well-being of the people who live there,as well as the threats faced by these communities. The conversation will be moderated by Ryan Mann-Hamilton (Professor of Anthropology at LaGuardia Community College, and Seminar Faculty Leader of Environment Community Humanities Oasis (ECHO) project.)

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