Atelier

News, working papers, and miscellanea

Book chapter: “The Illegitimate Ally: the hegemonic national narrative of Japan in the US (1945-2020)”

I am happy to announce that my piece “The illegitimate ally: the hegemonic national narrative of Japan in the US (1945-2020)” is already available as a book chapter for the collective volume The End of Western Hegemonies?, edited by Marie-Josée Lavallé and published by Vernon Press. It is an adapted fragment of my doctoral thesis,Continue reading “Book chapter: “The Illegitimate Ally: the hegemonic national narrative of Japan in the US (1945-2020)””

Two mid-July panels: Non-Western Approaches to Environmental Humanities and CICELI III

I’ve had quite a busy week attending two fantastic events that cover two different branches of my current research lines. On July 11, I gave a talk on the trope of disasters in contemporary transpacific cli-fi for the Non-Western Approaches to Environmental Humanities conference organized by the University of Warsaw. On July 15, I presentedContinue reading “Two mid-July panels: Non-Western Approaches to Environmental Humanities and CICELI III”

Panel Organizer for the LASA/Asia 2022 Congress

On February 16th, 2022, my dear colleague Chiara Olivieri and I co-organized a panel for the LASA/Asia 2022 Congress in which we had the immense pleasure of having some of the authors of our recent East Asia, Latin America and the Decolonization of Transpacific Studies: Paulina Pávez, Angélica Cabrera, Rosanne Sia, and Gina León. TheyContinue reading “Panel Organizer for the LASA/Asia 2022 Congress”

“Hope in Worse Futures?” Lecture at Nagoya University

Last Friday 21st of January, I was kindly invited to offer a public lecture on hope in dystopian fiction, transpacific cli-fi, and decolonial methodologies as part of the JACS Lecture Series of the University of Nagoya. I titled it “Hope in Worse Futures: A Comparative Exercise on Dystopias, the Climate Emergency, and Multicrises” and itContinue reading ““Hope in Worse Futures?” Lecture at Nagoya University”

“East Asia, Latin America, and the Decolonization of Transpacific Studies” is out!

Our collective 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. In this work, we invited researchers from different disciplines to tackle the question of what are the challenges and promises for the decolonization of transpacificContinue reading ““East Asia, Latin America, and the Decolonization of Transpacific Studies” is out!”

Entrevista en el podcast Tsundoku

He tenido el gusto de ser entrevistado para el podcast Tsundoku, producido por la Fundación Japón México y Fundación Japón Madrid. Hemos conversado sobre literatura japonesa de posguerra y contemporánea, en especial sobre corporalidad, memoria, biopolítica y trauma. El episodio se puede escuchar aquí.

Guest talk, “Posibilidades y límites de la colaboración entre las epistemologías del Sur y del Norte Global” for TRYSPACES

I was delighted to participate in the annual meeting of TRYSPACES as a guest speaker with my talk “Posibilidades y límites de la colaboración entre las epistemologías del Sur y del Norte Global.” We discussed practical ways in which a more epistemic justice-oriented research can be conducted and the challenges and the promises of strugglingContinue reading “Guest talk, “Posibilidades y límites de la colaboración entre las epistemologías del Sur y del Norte Global” for TRYSPACES”

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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