Visiting Assistant Professor of Latin American Studies
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This seminar will be a reading and discussion intensive course. Students will prepare drafts of a long theoretical paper due at the end of the course. We will read key anti-colonial texts including Felipe Guaman Poma's "The First New Chronicle and Good Government," Jos Carlos Maritegui's "Seven Interpretive Essays on Peruvian Reality," Edmundo O'Gorman's "The Invention of America" and Gloria Anzalda's "Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza," as well as essays from edited volumes, like "The Latin American Subaltern Studies Reader" and "Coloniality at Large," and journals engaging contemporary debates on coloniality and decoloniality.