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News, working papers, and miscellanea

Paper: “Decolonial Theory in East Asia? Outlining a Shared Paradigm of Epistemologies of the South”

I am honored and thrilled to announce that my article “Decolonial Theory in East Asia? Outlining a Shared Paradigm of Epistemologies of the South” has been published in the issue 124 of Revista Crítica de Ciências Sociais. The abstract is as follows: This paper explores the challenges and potentialities of establishing a shared paradigm ofContinue reading “Paper: “Decolonial Theory in East Asia? Outlining a Shared Paradigm of Epistemologies of the South””

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Bodies Matter LUCAS Conference Attendance

On April 15, I shared a presentation with my colleague Mireia Pérez-Carretero on the challenges for the representation of disappeared individuals in press and literature. We explored the ways in which a community puts forward their bodies as proxies for their missing loved ones can make visible the injustice of the disappearances, provide affective meansContinue reading “Bodies Matter LUCAS Conference Attendance”

Review in Monumenta Nipponica: “Fukushima Fiction: The Literary Landscape of Japan’s Triple Disaster. By Rachel DiNitto”

My recent review of Fukushima Fiction: The Literary Landscape of Japan’s Triple Disaster, written by Rachel DiNitto, has just been published by Monumenta Nipponica. For now, it can only be checked if you have a subscription to the journal in Project Muse (see here) and if you find the work close to your interests, acquireContinue reading “Review in Monumenta Nipponica: “Fukushima Fiction: The Literary Landscape of Japan’s Triple Disaster. By Rachel DiNitto””

Panel on Transpacific Studies and Decolonial Struggles is online

On December 3, 2020, I had the honor of sharing a panel with my dear colleagues Chiara Olivieri, Paulina Pavez, and Raúl Holz at the University of Granada as part of the cicle of seminars on decolonial theory and activism organized by the research group Stand UGR. We discussed questions regarding the decolonization of transpacificContinue reading “Panel on Transpacific Studies and Decolonial Struggles is online”

Article: “A Shaking Voice can Shake it All: Representing Trauma as a Political Act”

I am delighted to announce that my latest article “A Shaking Voice can Shake it All: Representing Trauma as a Political Act” has been published in the academic journal Bunron. In it, I explore how literary production that appeared after the triple disaster of 3.11 has engaged with the challenging task of giving meaning toContinue reading “Article: “A Shaking Voice can Shake it All: Representing Trauma as a Political Act””

Media Collaboration in Jin Ping Mei: Relationship between Printed Fiction and Printed Illustration

Image from James Cahill’s Gazing Into the Past. “Where did you get the Jin Ping Mei? Laying on my pillow I have been leafingthrough this work, its pages oozing an erotic haze. It is indeed far more superiorthan Mei Chung’s Seven Methods. Where is the last part? Please let me knowwhenever you get your copyContinue reading “Media Collaboration in Jin Ping Mei: Relationship between Printed Fiction and Printed Illustration”