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This is a selective list of academic and popular resources that inform "Coasts in Crisis."

Bonilla, Yarimar and Marisol LeBrón, editors. The After Shocks of Disaster: Puerto Rico Before and After the Storm, Haymarket Books, 2019.

“Catársis: re/construyendo después de María.” Museo de las Américas. 10 December 2017- 25 March 2018.

Cortés, Jasón. “Puerto Rico: Hurricane Maria and the Promise of Disposability,” Capitalism Nature Socialism 29, no. 3 (2018): 1-8.

Garriga-López, Adriana María. “Debt, Crisis, and Resurgence in Puerto Rico,” Small Axe 24, no. 2 (62) (July 2020): pp. 122-132.

Hinojosa, Jennifer. “Two Sides of the Coin of Puerto Rican Migration: Depopulation in Puerto Rico and the Redefinition of the Diaspora,” CENTRO Journal, 30, no. 3, (2018): 230-253.

Johnson, Ryan Cecil. “States of Crisis, Flags of Convenience: An Introduction” Small Axe 24, no. 2 (62) (July 2020): pp. 68-77.

Kenny, Caroline. “Trump Tosses Paper Towels in Puerto Rico Crowd.” October 3, 2017.

Kishore, Nishant Domingo Marqués, Ayesha Mahmud, Mathew V. Kiang, Irmary Rodriguez, Arlan Fuller, Peggy Ebner, et al., “Mortality in Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria,” New England Journal of Medicine 379 (May 2018): 162-70. DOI:

Klein, Naomi. The Battle for Paradise: Puerto Rico Takes on the Disaster Capitalists, Haymarket Books, 2018.

Negrón Muntaner, Frances. “The Emptying Island: Puerto Rican Expulsion in Post-Maria Time.” Emisférica: Hemispheric Institute 14, no. 1 (2018): online.

Puerto Rico Syllabus,

Ramírez-Aponte, Marianne. “The Importance of Politically Engaged Artistic and Curatorial Practices in the Aftermath of Hurricane María,” The Aftershocks of Disaster: Puerto Rico Before and After the Storm, edited by Yarimar Bonilla and Marisol LeBrón, Haymarket Books, 2019.

Rivera Santana, Carlos. “Si no pudiera hacer arte, me iba: the Aesthetics of Disaster as Catharsis in Contemporary Puerto Rican Art,” Aftershocks of Disaster: Puerto Rico Before and After the Storm. eds Yarimar Bonilla and Marisol LeBrón. Haymarket Books, 2019, pp. 178-190.

Schwartz, Stuart. Sea of Storms: A History of Hurricanes in the Greater Caribbean from Columbus to Katrina. Princeton University Press, 2015.

Willison, Charley E., et al. “Quantifying Inequities in US Federal Response to Hurricane Disaster in Texas and Florida Compared with Puerto Rico.” BMJ Global Health, vol. 4, number. 1, January 2019, p. e001191. (Crossref), doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001191.