Book

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BONILLA BOOK COVER

Non-Sovereign Futures: French Caribbean Politics in the Wake of Disenchantment. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015

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Digital Projects

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Puerto Rico Syllabus: Essential tools for critical thinking about the Puerto Rican debt crisis.

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Visualizing Sovereignty. Animated video of Caribbean political history designed by Yarimar Bonilla and Max Hantel

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Selected Articles

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ANTHROPOLOGY OF SOVEREIGNTY

Unsettling SovereigntyCultural Anthropology (invited article for special retrospective on Sovereignty edited by Kauanui, J. Kehaulani) 32, no. 3 (2017):330-339

  • AnthroBites: Sovereignty  Yarimar Bonilla discusses her article with Siobhan McGuirk on AnthroPod podcast from Cultural Anthropology Septemer 28, 2017

Ordinary Sovereignty. Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism. 13 no.3 (2013): 152-65.

Visualizing Sovereignty: Cartographic Queries for the Digital Age. (by Yarimar Bonilla and Max Hantel) sx:archipelagos 1 no. 1 (2016)

U.S. RACIAL POLITICS

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Deprovincializing Trump, Decolonizing Diversity, and Unsettling Anthropology (by Jonathan Rosa & Yarimar Bonilla) American Ethnologist  44, no. 2 (2017):201-208

#Ferguson: Digital protest, hashtag ethnography, and the racial politics of social media in the United States  (by Yarimar Bonilla and Jonathan Rosa) American Ethnologist,  42, no. 1 (2015):4-17.

History Unchained. (A discussion of  Django Unchained  and LincolnTransition. No. 112: 68-77

FRENCH CARIBBEAN POLITICS

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Guadeloupe Is Ours. The Prefigurative Politics of the Mass Strike in the French Antilles. Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies. 12 no. 1 (2010): 125-137

“Gwadloup sé tan nou!” (Guadalupe es nuestra): El impacto de la huelga general en el imaginario político de las Antillas FrancesasCaribbean Studies. 40 no. 1 (2012): 81-98.

The Past Is Made by Walking: Labor Activism and Historical Production in Postcolonial Guadeloupe. Cultural Anthropology. 26 no. 3 (2011): 313–339. 

2012 Le syndicalisme comme marronage: épistémologies du travail et de l’histoire en Guadeloupe. In Mobilisations sociales aux Antilles: Les événements de 2009 dans tous leurs sens, Jean-Claue William, Fred Reno and Fabienne Alvarez (Eds). Paris: Karthala 77-94

Between Terror and Transcendence: Global Narratives of Islam and the Political Scripts of Guadeloupe’s Indianité. In Islam and the Americas, Aisha Khan (Ed.), 141-162. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2015.

NOTES & OTHER WRITING

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Unsettling the classics: On symptomatic readings and disciplinary agnosticism” contribution to forum on “Why do we read the classics?” Hau: Journal of Ethnographic Theory 7 (3): 23-28. Winter 2017

Fast Writing: Ethnography in the Digital Age. Savage Minds,  March 30, 2015.

Burning Questions: The Life and Work of Michel-Rolph Trouillot, 1949-2012. NACLA Report on the Americas no. 46 (2013): 182-84.

Remembering the Songwriter: the Life and Legacies of Michel Rolph TrouillotSocial Dynamics 26, no. 2 (2014): 163-72

Full CV: Y. Bonilla CV 03.2018