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"Common Political Democracy: The Marrano Register"

A Seminar with Professor Alberto Moreiras from University of Aberdeen. Hosted by the UCLA Working Group on Caribbean Studies

Monday, March 29, 2010
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Rolfe 4302 (Lydeen Library)
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Alberto Moreriras is Sixth Century Professor of Modern Thought and Hispanic Studies at the University of Aberdeen in the United Kingdom. He has published very extensively about Latin American and Spanish literature, theory, cultural studies, and philosophy. His books include Línea de sombra. El no sujeto de lo político Santiago de Chile: Palinodia, 2007; Pensar en/la postdictadura (co-edited with Nelly Richard.) Santiago: Cuarto Propio, 2001; The Exhaustion of Difference. The Politics of Latin American Cultural Studies. Durham: Duke University Press, 2001; Tercer espacio: Duelo y literatura en América Latina. Santiago: Arcis-LOM, 1999; Interpretación y diferencia. Madrid: Visor, 1992; and La escritura política de José Hierro. Estudio y Antología. Ferrol: Esquío, 1987. He has also edited special issues for journals such as New Centennial Review, South Atlantic Quarterly, Res Publica, Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies, and for one of the sections for A Comparative Literary History of Latin America (2004). Besides Aberdeen, he has taught at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Emory University, Universidade Federal de Minais Gerais, Duke University, Universidad de Murcia, John Hopkins University, and SUNY-Buffalo, among others.

As the space is somewhat limited for this seminar, please send an email to if you plan to attend and to get Moreiras' article.

Cost : Free and Open to the Public


Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, Spanish and Portuguese, The Mellon Seminar on Caribbean Cultural History, LAI Working Group on Caribbean Studies

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