Economic, Political, Historical Debts: The Case of Puerto Rico
The Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics hosts Rocio Zambrana, University of Oregon Philosophy Professor
Wednesday, February 28 at 6:30 pm
175 Knight Law Center, 1515 Agate St.
Rocío Zambrana is an assistant professor of philosophy. Her work and teaching interests are in decolonial thought and decolonial feminism; 18th-, 19th-, and 20th-century continental philosophy; and social and political philosophy.
She is currently writing a book entitled Neoliberal Coloniality, Critique, Resistance, which develops the concept “neoliberal coloniality” in light of the debt crisis in Puerto Rico. The book considers the critical and political structures of neoliberal coloniality in Puerto Rico through an engagement with critical theory, decolonial thought, and Puerto Rican social and political criticism.
This event is free and open to the public. It is part of the 2017-18 Wayne Morse Center Public Affairs Speaker Series, Democracy under Pressure.