Leticia Berdecia

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Photo cred: Naomieh Jovin for Monument Lab, Philadelphia, 2021.

About


Leticia majored in Sociology from the University of Puerto Rico and is currenly completing an MA at the Univerity of Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona.

She is a former intern of the Diversity and Inclusion office at Census Bureau in Washington, D.C. and at the Puerto Rican Afro Studies Program in the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras campus. She has conducted independent ethnographic research in the Guadeloupean archipelago, published writings in Cuadernos de Investigación del Instituto de Investigaciones Interdisciplinarias de la Universidad de Puerto Rico en Cayey and currenlly works at Archivos del Caribe.

In Archivos del Caribe, where she acts as founding director (2020-present), Leticia has lidered various cultural productions incluiding the latest initiave Nuestro Archivo.

Reseach/Interest: community archives, race, ethnography, Caribbean, Latin American. 

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Know more about Archvios del Caribe here.

Archivos del Caribe is an arts and culture organization founded with the purpose to explore how history is narrated through archival methodologies and art disciplines while seeking to document the Caribbean antiquities and contemporaneity in order to provide a greater dimensionality of this region for the cultural enrichment of present and future generations.