Carlos A. Jáuregui

Associate Professor of Latin American Literature and Anthropology

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Ph.D. 2001, University of Pittsburgh

Research Profile

Professor Jáuregui specializes in Colonial and Transatlantic studies; cultural studies; 19th-century Latin American literature; postcolonial theory; 19th-and-20th-century essay; and cultural history (Spanish America and Brazil). His publications include: Espectros y conjuras. Asedios a la cuestión colonial (Madrid: Iberoamericana. Forthcoming 2019); Canibalia. Canibalismo, calibanismo, antropofagia cultural y consumo en América Latina (Habana Cuba y Córdoba, Spain, Casa de las Americas 2005: second revised edition: Vervuert 2008), winner of the Premio Casa de las Américas 2005; The Conquest on Trial: Carvajal’s Complaint of the Indians in the "Court of Death" (Pennsylvania State UP, 2008); the Querella de los indios en las “Cortes de la Muerte” (1557) (México: UNAM, 2002). He is co-editor of Heterotropías: narrativas de identidad y alteridad latinoamericana (Pittsburgh: IILI, 2003, with J.P. Davobe), Colonialidad y crítica en América Latina. Bases para un debate (México: UDLA, 2007 with Mabel Moraña), Revisiting the Colonial Question in Latin America (Madrid / Frankfurt, Iberoamericana / Vervuert, 2008, with M. Moraña), and Coloniality at Large. Latin America and the Postcolonial Debate (Duke UP, 2008 with Enrique Dussel and M. Moraña) (FORD-LASA Special Projects Award, 2003). Professor Jáuregui also co-authored and coedited with Joseph S. Mella and Edward F. Fischer Of Rage and Redemption: The Art of Oswaldo Guayasamín (Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery, 2008), the art catalog for the Oswaldo Guayasamín Art Exhibit and National Tour 2008-2009. He is currently working on a book-length study titled “Colonial Renegades in Yucatán” for which he was awarded a year-long fellowship by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Bavarian Program for Foreign Visiting Scholars Fellowship at the University of Augsburg. Other projects include the international exhibit Emiliano Zapata: 100 years, 100 photographs (2019) and the book “Bartolomé de las Casas and Hernando Cortés: The History of two Hospitals. Essays on Colonial Biopolitics” cowritten with David Solodkow.

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