Writings & Media



2015 Non-Sovereign Futures: French Caribbean Politics in the Wake of Disenchantment. Chicago: University of Chicago Press

Academic Articles and Essays

2015 #Ferguson: Digital protest, hashtag ethnography, and the racial politics of social media in the United States, by Yarimar Bonilla and Jonathan Rosa. American Ethnologist,  42(1):4-17.

2014  Remembering the Songwriter: the Life and Legacies of Michel Rolph Trouillot. Social Dynamics 26 (2): 163-72

2013 Ordinary Sovereignty. Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism. 13( 3) 42: 152-65.

2012 “Gwadloup sé tan nou!” (Guadalupe es nuestra): El impacto de la huelga general en el imaginario político de las Antillas Francesas. Caribbean Studies. 40(1): 81-98.

2012 Le syndicalisme comme marronage: épistémologies du travail et de l’histoire en Guadeloupe. In Mobilisations sociales aux Antilles: Les événements de 2009 dans tous leurs sens, Jean-Claue William, Fred Reno and Fabienne Alvarez (Eds). .), 77-94. Paris: Karthala.

2011 The Past Is Made by Walking: Labor Activism and Historical Production in Postcolonial Guadeloupe. Cultural Anthropology. 26(3): 313–339. 

2010 Guadeloupe Is Ours. The Prefigurative Politics of the Mass Strike in the French Antilles. Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies. 12(1): 125-137.

Other Writings

2015 Fast Writing: Ethnography in the Digital Age. Savage Minds,  March 30, 2015.

2015 Frances Negrón-Muntaner: an Interview with Yarimar Bonilla  Table Talk Issue II.

2013 History Unchained. Transition. No. 112: 68-77

2013  Césairean Transcripts. Whither or Whether Postcolonial Sovereignty, online forum for the virtual conference Césairean Legacies: The Work of Man has only just begun.

2010 Puerto Rico in Crisis: Government Workers Battle Against Neoliberal Reform (written with Rafael Boglio) NACLA Report on the Americas. 43(1): 6-8.

2009 Guadeloupe on Strike: A New Political Chapter in the French Antilles. NACLA Report on the Americas. (46): 182-84.

Media Appearences

2012 The Brian Lehrer Show. Puerto Rican Elections

2012 CTV News Channel (Canada): Puerto Rican statehood

2012 ABC News. Puerto Rico Statehood Experts Challenge Results.