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Juan Gonzalez Public Lecture - Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis: Economic Collapse in America’s Biggest Colony And What Can be Done About It

New York, NY

October 21, 2015 | Wednesday | 7:00 pm

KJCC Auditorium

53 Washington Square South,
New York, NY, 10012 ( see map )
The first of two public lectures at New York University , by
Juan González. Columnist for The Daily News, co-host of Democracy Now!
and 2015 Andrés Bello Chair in Latin American Cultures and Civilizations

“Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis:
Economic Collapse in America’s Biggest Colony
And What Can be Done About It”

Juan González is this year’s Andrés Bello Chair in Latin American Cultures and Civilizations at NYU.

According to NYU, “The endowed Chair honors one of the greatest political and intellectual figures of the American hemisphere, the Venezuelan-born scholar and teacher, Andrés Bello (1781-1865). Famous as the tutor of Simón Bolívar, author and compiler of one of the most important modern grammars of the Spanish language, Andrés Bello is also remembered as the founder of the University of Chile and the author of that country’s Civil Code.

The Chair allows the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center to bring to NYU leading scholars of Latin American culture as visiting professors and researchers, and to support conferences and public lectures centered on the Andrés Bello Professorship.”

Tickets
This event is free and open to the public. RSVP to kjc.info@nyu.edu to reserve your place because seating is limited. ID required for entry.
Reception
Reception to follow event.

Juan González

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Juan González has been a professional journalist for more than 30 years and was a staff columnist at the New York Daily News from 1987 to 2016. He is a two-time recipient of the George Polk Award for commentary (1998 and 2010), and the first reporter in New York City to consistently expose the health effects arising from the September 11, 2001...