IAS News

José Fusté publishes “Repeating Islands of Debt"

José Fusté

IAS faculty member José Fusté published “Repeating Islands of Debt: Historicizing the Transcolonial Relationality of Puerto Rico's Economic Crisis.” The article appears in the latest issue of the Radical History Review. In it, Fusté models a relational historical reading of the colonial formations that have bound Puerto Ricans to other colonial subjects throughout the US empire. It invites ...

Read more

IAS Faculty Members Win Simpson Center Funding Awards

IAS wordcloud crow

Six IAS faculty members won Simpson Center for the Humanities awards in the fall 2016 funding round.  Shannon Cram received a research fellowship as a member of the Society of Scholars to complete her book manuscript, “Unmaking the Bomb: Nuclear Cleanup and the Politics of Impossibility.”  José FustéJade Power-Sotomayor, and Dan Berger were all awarded Digital Humanities Summer Fellowships.   Fusté and Jade Power-Sotomayor will work on “The Bomba Wiki Project: Oral, Aural, and Corporeal History and Community-Making through Bomba Music and Dance,” while Berger will ...

Read more