Aurea María Sotomayor

Aurea María Sotomayor

Aurea María Sotomayor, born in Puerto Rico, is professor at the University of Pittsburgh. With her PhD from  Stanford University and JD from University of Puerto Rico, Sotomayor scholarly work focuses on Caribbean Literature, Literature and Law, Women Studies and Violence. A translator and anthologist, she is the author of Femina Faber, Rizoma, and Poéticas que armar.

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"This is not the time to invoke the false rights inherent in second-degree citizenship," the statement declares, "but to claim the right of every human being to life." (Photo: The National Guard/flickr/cc) Views
Saturday, September 30, 2017
The Cruelest Storm: 200+ Academics Speak Out for Puerto Rico
CD Editor's note: The following statement—signed by over two hundred scholars, writers, professors, and experts with close personal and/or academic ties to the island—comes amid the growing humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico following the destruction left by Hurricane Maria earlier this month. The...
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