Yarimar is a frequent lecturer and keynote speaker at colleges, universities, and public events throughout the US and beyond. Most of her presentations center around issues of race and imperialism in the US, the politics of debt and disaster in Puerto Rico, and the importance of digital humanities and public scholarship.

December  06, 2019

Caribbean Digitial Conference

Columbia University
New York, NY

December  05, 2019

Non-Sovereign Revolutions: Thinking through Puerto Rico and Hong Kong

CUNY Graduate Center
New York, NY

December  03, 2019

Aftershocks of Disaster Book Discussion

New Jersey

November  22, 2019

Foro: El Verano de 2019 y Futuros Alternos para Puerto Rico

Escuela de Derecho, Universidad Interamericana
San Juan, PR

November  14, 2019

Aftershocks of Disaster Book Discussion

Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ

November  07, 2019

American Studies Association Conference
Honolulu, HI

October 30, 2019

Guadeloupe, Martinique and Puerto Rico: Comparing Post-colonial, Non-Sovereign Trajectories in the Caribbean

Roundtable discussion with Yarimar Bonilla, Edgardo Melendez, and Audrey Celestine 
NYU Institute of French Studies

October 26, 2019

Decolonizing Puerto Rican Studies: Public Scholarship & Activist Commitments in a Time of Crisis

October 25, 2019

For the Many Symposium

University of Chicago
Chicago, IL 

October 24, 2019

Book Talk: Aftershocks of Disaster: Puerto Rico Before and After the Storm

The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture
Chicago, IL

October 12, 2019

Discussion de Replicas del Desastre en Casa Pueblo

Adjuntas, PR

October 21, 2019

Coloniality of Disaster

NYU Seminar on Climate Change
New York, NY

October 9, 2019

Museo de Arte Contemporaneo
San Juan, PR

October 04, 2019

Making Sense of the Storm: Public Scholarship in the Wake of Disaster

Keynote Lecture for the 2019 Ford Fellows Conference
San Juan, PR

September 20-21, 2019

Plenary Panel and Special Session on Aftershocks of Disaster
Hunter College

September 18, 2019

Yarimar Bonilla and Marisol LeBrón in dialogue with WNYC’s Alana Casanova Burgess
NYU Latinx Project

June 5, 2019

Caribbean Studies Association Conference
Santa Marta, Colombia

May 10, 2019

Keynote Lecture for the Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

York University

May 3, 2019

Presentation at Small Axe Conference: “States of Crisis: Disaster, Recovery, and Possibility in the Caribbean”

Columbia University

May 2, 2019

Keynote Lecture for the Society for the Anthropology of North America and Society for Urban, National, and Transnational/Global Anthropology Spring Conference

Museum of Contemporary Art of Puerto Rico

April 11, 2019

The Coloniality of Disaster: Emergency and Emergence in Puerto Rico, USA

Keynote Lecture

Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology Annual Conference, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

April 4, 2019

Political Geography Plenary Lecture 

American Association of Geographers annual meeting, Washington, DC

March 21, 2019

Identidades Raciales en Tiempos de Crisis

Presentación with Isar Godreau at Foro: Raza, Crisis Y Bancarrota

Universidad de Puerto Rico- Recinto de Mayaguez

March 8, 2019

Through the Whirlwind

Presentation for Sharjah Biennial 14

Sharjah Art Foundation, United Arab Emirates

December 7, 2018

Keynote lecture for the symposium “It Has to Come From Here: Protesting Twenty-First Century Caribbean Colonialisms” Winthrop-King Institute For Contemporary French And Francophone Studies

Florida State University

November 27, 2018

Presentation at MoMA R&D Salon

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY 

October 18, 2018

Keynote Lecture for Movements and Migrations: A Conference on the Engaged Humanities

Wake Forest University 

October 15, 2018

Social Anthropology Lecture Series

Harvard University 

October 11, 2018

Presentation at Human Rights Workshop

Yale Law School  

October 4, 2018

Languages, Literatures and Culture Lecture Series

Seton Hall University 

July 28, 2018

“The Museum of the Old Colony” y Los Imaginarios del Imperio Ayer y Hoy

Conversatorio entre Yarimar Bonilla y Pablo Delano

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico

April 28, 2018

Uncle Sam’s Empire

Presentation for: Unions and Federations in Imperial and Anti-Imperial Political Thought International Conference

Columbia University

April 19, 2018

Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria, and the Crisis of Colonialism Conference

University of Illinois-Chicago

April 04, 2018

Symposium on Race, Decolonization, and the Caribbean

Lafayette College

April 6, 2018

The Wait of Disaster: An Affective Map of Hurricane Maria

Weissman Center for Leadership Distinguished Lecture

Mount Holyoke College

March 3, 2018

Non-Sovereign Futures Book Talk

Yarimar Bonilla in conversation with Tout Monde Festival Curators

Little Haiti Cultural Complex, Miami, FL

February 1, 2018

The Wait of Disaster: Hurricanes and the Politics of Recovery in Puerto Rico

Anthropology Colloquium

University of California – Los Angeles

January 31, 2018

The Wait of Disaster: Hurricanes and the Politics of Recovery in Puerto Rico

Race, Violence, Inequality and the Anthropocene Research Lecture.

Humanities Institute, University of California – Santa Cruz