Professor Bonilla has a strong interest in the role of digital technologies in the democratization of knowledge. She is actively involved in producing animated scholarly videos, public syllabi, and online scholarly resources.
Category: Digital Projects Published by: Website Date: May/2017 As an overseas department of France, Guadeloupe is one of a handful of non-independent societies in the Caribbean that seem like political exceptions—or even paradoxes—in our current postcolonial era. In...
Visualizing Sovereignty: Animated video of Caribbean political history designed by Yarimar Bonilla and Max Hantel
Category: Digital Projects Published by: Website Date:2016 The video above is part of a larger project that seeks to use the advantages of cartography in the digital age to reimagine Caribbean Political History. The Project asks: How can we not just visualize...
Yarimar is a celebrated author and editor known for both her analytical acumen and lucid prose. Throughout her writings she explores how contemporary political actors navigate, contest, and transform the limits of modern politics across the Americas and beyond.
Yarimar is a frequent contributor to mainstream media outlets such as The Washington Post and The Nation, and she is a frequent guest on National Public Radio and television news programs such as Democracy Now! She is also a regular columnist in the Puerto Rican newspaper El Nuevo Día and blogs such as 80 Grados.
Writing broadly across disciplines and fields, Bonilla’s academic articles have tackled questions of coloniality, sovereignty, historicity, racial politics, digital ethnography, cartographic representation, and the politics of memory. At present she is committed to publishing solely in open-access platforms.