PIKSI 2022 | Rocío Zambrana, “On Coloniality: A View from the Caribbean”
As part of the 2022 PIKSI-Rock Public Lecture Series, Rocío Zambrana will present “On Coloniality: A View from the Caribbean.”
The lecture is open to the public, but advance registration is required.
Rocío Zambrana is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Emory. Zambrana’s work examines critiques of capitalism and coloniality in various philosophical traditions, especially Marxism, Decolonial Thought, and Feminisms of the Américas (Latinx, Latin American, Caribbean). Their current work explores coloniality as the afterlife of colonialism, considering the articulation and deployment of race/gender as crucial to the development and resilience of capitalism. Zambrana is the author of Colonial Debts: The Case of Puerto Rico (Duke University Press, 2021) and Hegel’s Theory of Intelligibility (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2015), in addition to articles, book chapters, and columns on related themes. Zambrana is Co-Editor, with Bonnie Mann, Erin McKenna, and Camisha Russell, of Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy; series Co-Editor, with María del Rosario Acosta, of the forthcoming Constelaciones de filosofía feminista (Herder); and has been columnist for 80grados (San Juan, Puerto Rico). From Mayagüez, PR, Zambrana holds a BA in Philosophy from the University of Puerto Rico, Recinto Universitario de Mayagüez, and an MA and PhD in Philosophy from the New School for Social Research.