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Jordi Serrano-Muñoz is a postdoctoral researcher focusing on comparative literature, reception, and transpacific connections. He teaches at the Open University of Catalonia and at the University of Granada; and has taught and been a fellow at El Colegio de México and Waseda University.

He is also editor and co-founder of Asiademica: Open Journal of East Asian Studies and member of the research groups GREGAL-UAB, STAND-UGR, and INDOVIG. He has recently co-edited the book East Asia, Latin America, and the Decolonization of Transpacific Studies, published by Palgrave Macmillan (2022).

Latest publications

Paper: “Polifonía e identidades en el umbral: construcción de la crítica social en Temporada de Huracanes de Fernanda Melchor

October 13, 2022

I authored the chapter “Polifonía e identidades en el umbral: construcción de la crítica social en Temporada de Huracanes de Fernanda Melchor” for the collective volume Transculturación y Trans-identidades en la literatura contemporánea mexicana, edited by Herlinda Flores and published by Vernon Press. It is now out and you can read it here.

Book Chapter: “The Illegitimate Ally: The Hegemonic National Narrative of Japan in the US (1945-2020)

August 17, 2022

The fantastic book The End of Western Hegemonies?, edited by Marie-Josée Lavallé and published by Vernon Press contains my chapter “The Illegitimate Ally: The Hegemonic National Narrative of Japan in he US (1945-2020)”. You can read it in full here.

Edited Book: East Asia, Latin America, and the Decolonization of Transpacific Studies

January 10, 2022

I’m thrilled to announce that our book East Asia, Latin America, and the Decolonization of Transpacific Studies, co-edited with Chiara Olivieri and published by Palgrave Macmillan is finally available! You can get it here.

From the Atelier

Asiademica

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