Colloquium: Gloria M Colom Braña: "A Retrospective on ¿Batata? ¡Batata!”
From Amanda Lueck
In this replay episode, Gloria M Colom Braña uses a combination of visual and written media to explore how Puerto Ricans were dealing with an overwhelming amount of current events and disasters in the years before Hurricane Maria affected the island. Disclaimer: There is a critical visual component to Gloria's presentation. You can view her illustrations in her chapter ‘“¿Batata? ¡Batata!”: Examining Puerto Rican Visual Folk Expression in Times of Adversity” from the book Theorizing Folklore from the Margins: Critical and Ethical Approaches or in the Creative Commons database.