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Fifth Manuel Vazquez Montalban International Conference: Diagnosing the present: literary interventions on globalization and neoliberalism

Spanish writer Manuel Vázquez Montalbán’s thought was always characterized by his political insights on current affairs, which permeated all genres and aspects of his writing. This political dimension has been mostly studied in relation to the Spanish, Catalan and Barcelona… Continue Reading →

From Japan to Spain and Latin America. Alternative Cinematic Experiences

Participants in this session explore the transnational dimension of Japanese cinema in relation to Latin America, Africa and Europe. Challenging deeply entrenched ideas about the uniqueness of Japanese culture, they highlight the exposure of its filmmakers to international flows of… Continue Reading →

Culture Bites: Beginning of a Critique of the Catastrophe of Spanish among the Modern Languages in Brexit Britain, a talk by Fernando G. Herrero

Culture is probably the most used and abused term in the humanities and/or liberal arts in the last two-to-three decades. Bites: to take hold, sometimes with the teeth & to come to grips, to take effect sometimes with unpleasant consequences…. Continue Reading →

Professor Luciana Martins’ Inaugural Lecture: “Drawing together: the visual archive of travel in Latin America”

How can we explore the visual archive of travel to recover traces of cross-cultural exchanges and encounters in Latin America? What place does the act of visual documentation have in the culture of scientific observation and collection in the field?… Continue Reading →

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