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Carlos A. JáureguiCarlos A. Jáuregui

Associate Professor of Latin American Literature
(PhD, University of Pittsburgh)
162 Decio Hall

Geographic focus: Latin America

Thematic interests: Colonial and transatlantic studies; cultural studies; 19th-century Latin American literature; postcolonial theory; 19th- and 20th-century essays; cultural history (Spanish America and Brazil); human rights.

Current Research: “Going Native and Becoming-Other in Latin American Literature and Film,” supported by National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship.

Selected publications:

  • “Antropofagia,” in Robert McKee Irwin and Mónica Szurmuk, eds., Latin American Cultural Studies (University Press of Florida, 2012)

  • “‘¿Cómo quitar el poder destas gentes?’ Las Casas al teatro, los indios a la Corte y la justicia al Diablo,” in David Solodkow, ed., Perspectivas sobre el Renacimiento y el Barroco (Siglo del Hombre Editores, 2012)

  • The Conquest on Trial: Carvajal’s Complaint of the Indians in the “Court of Death” in Latin American Originals: Colonial and Nineteenth-Century Primary Sources series (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2008)

  • Canibalia. Canibalismo, calibanismo, antropofagia cultural y consumo en América Latina (Premio Casa de las Américas de Ensayo, 2005; Casa de las Américas, 2005. Revised, 2nd ed., Vervuert, 2008)

  • Of Rage and Redemption: The Art of Oswaldo Guayasamín/Furia y redención. El arte de Oswaldo Guayasamín (with Joseph S. Mella and Edward F. Fischer, Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery, 2008)

  • Coloniality at Large. Latin America and the Postcolonial Debate (coedited with Enrique Dussel and Mabel Moraña, Duke University Press, 2008)

  • Colonialidad y crítica en America Latina. Bases para un debate (coedited with Mabel Moraña, Universidad de Puebla, 2008)

  • Revisiting the Colonial Question in Latin America (coedited with Mabel Moraña, Vervuert, 2008)

  • Heterotropías: narrativas de identidad y alteridad latinoamericana (coedited with Juan P. Dabove, Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana—IILI, 2003)

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