Alejandra Bronfman

Professor, Department of Latin American, Caribbean, and Latina/o Studies

University at Albany, SUNY

Puerto Rico Map from Robert Dudley’s Dell’arcano del mare (The Secret of the Sea), 1647

Cultural historian of the Caribbean with research interests in the production of knowledge, racialization and technology's role in the amplification of marginalized voices. Listening and collaboration guide her work with students, colleagues and researchers.


Summer/Fall 2022 talks and events


"Citizen-Artists and Anti-Military Designs in Puerto Rico"

Caribbean Studies Association

May 30-June 3


"Towards a media history of post-military ruination in Vieques and Culebra Puerto Rico"

Global Media: Sound, Image, Materiality

Queens’ College, Cambridge University

June 10-11



Caribbean Sound Studies Series

Princeton University

September 2022

Summer/Fall 2021 talks and events


"An Atlas of Media Topography"

SLSA 2021, Sept. 30-Oct. 3


NEH Summer Seminar on Radio and Decolonization

July 12-23


"Occupation and Democracy in Mid-Century Puerto Rico"

Latin American Center, Oxford University, June 10-11