This is an important article that has to do, of course, with necropolitics. I learned as well that this author has a book an Anti-imperialist modernism I would like to read. I am going to order it from interlibrary loan, even now, because getting things from the library is like having life flow through you. … More The necroliberal university
That is the issue of Revista Iberoamericana I am shedding today, although I am supposed to study the Andes and so on. It is available on line. I want to have books and things, but I also want to be able to remember what is in what I have. And I want to be light … More Orientaciones transandinas para los estudios andinos
I want this book. Just on the off chance I decided to look and see if it were anywhere nearby, and it turned out we had it. I must have ordered it. I am so excited now, and grateful, with glimmers of hope. Axé.
This is someone to read. Axé.
There is this 2015 book I did not know about, that we even have in our library, and there is Kirsten Silva-Greuz’s work, including new work on the colonial period. I have to get on this. There is so much fascination in store. Actual academia is painful, but it was made for such interesting things. … More Hispanic and Latino New Orleans
So I had cited this piece of his that I was interested in, and I lost the article and now cannot find it, so I am eliminating it, but it was in the context of Kristen Silva Greusz and Rodrigo Lazo, people who have shown “shows how closely imbricated with Spanish America the United States … More Gonzalo Conrado Cabrera Quintero 2018
Academic freedom won’t survive if it is defended merely or mainly as a principle. It survives in and because of a bundle of values and practices—including ways of spending time and the pursuit of knowledge without preidentified end—that undergird the institution. It is crucially important for administrators and faculty alike to understand how the shift … More Academic freedom
Desaparición y búsqueda en el norte de México. The complete book. Axé.
Best books for COVID-19 class — what would you add? 1. Boccaccio / Decameron — some say just first chapter 2. Camus / La peste 3. Mann / The magic mountain 4. Mann / Death in Venice 5. Anon. / Nibelungenlied (Bary, Chataeva) 6. GGM / Love in the time of cholera (Chataeva likes it) … More Plague course
Race is about politics. The concept of race was invented in Spain in the 14th century. Originally this was about religion (the Jews) but then it became about social and political power — the idea being not to share power with the conversos. So otherness then became about genealogy, not current religious difference, and Jewishness … More Spain, race as a global construct, and lagniappe