Irish Diasporic Narratives in Argentina published

Departure from Ireland has long occupied a contradictory position in Irish national discourse, alternately viewed as exile or betrayal. This book analyses how departure, as well as notions of home, identity and return, is articulated in the narratives of three members of the Irish diaspora community in Argentina: John Brabazon’s journal The Customs and Habits … Continue reading

Experiencia popular, ciudad e identidad en el noroeste argentino published

Existe una zona de la interrogación cultural contemporánea desde el sur que puede encontrar en el barullo histórico del movimiento Tupac Amaru de Jujuy (Argentina) caminos para repensar los modos de subjetivación político-cultural de ciertos sectores populares latinoamericanos. Es así como se interpelan las complejidades actuales del lazo social en estas latitudes. De antemano, no … Continue reading

New book series: Transamerican Film and Literature

We are pleased to announce the launch of the new book series Transamerican Film and Literature Series Editors James Ramey, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Cuajimalpa, México Maricruz Castro Ricalde, Tecnológico de Monterrey, México Lauro Zavala, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Xochimilco, México This series publishes scholarly contributions to the growing and ever-changing fields of film and literary studies … Continue reading

Fragile Memory, Shifting Impunity published

Fragile Memory, Shifting Impunity is an interdisciplinary study of commemorative sites related to human rights violations committed primarily during dictatorial rule in Argentina (1976–1983) and Uruguay (1973–1985). Taking as a departure point the ‘politics of memory’ – a term that acknowledges memory’s propensity for engagement beyond the cultural sphere – this study shifts the focus … Continue reading

New book series: Exiles and Transterrados: Exile in the Twentieth-Century Hispanic World

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the new series Exiles and Transterrados: Exile in the Twentieth-Century Hispanic World Series Editors: César Andrés Núñez and José Ramón López Garcia Philosopher José Gaos coined the neologism transterrado to describe his life as an exile in Mexico. This series investigates the experience of Spanish Civil War exiles … Continue reading

New book series: Estudios culturales críticos con perspectiva latinoamericana

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the launch of the new book series Estudios culturales críticos con perspectiva latinoamericana Series Editor: Alejandro Kaufman Estudios culturales críticos con perspectiva latinoamericana es una nueva serie que presenta temas e indagaciones con referencia a teorías culturales críticas situadas. Estas teorías han sido largamente objeto de recepción en América … Continue reading

New book series: Brazilian Studies

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the launch of the new book series Brazilian Studies Series Editor: João Cezar de Castro Rocha, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro This book series aims to bring together two cultural traditions that shaped Brazil as an ‘imagined community’, to recall Benedict Anderson’s concept. On the one … Continue reading

New book series: Latin American Literary and Cultural Studies

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the launch of the new book series Latin American Literary and Cultural Studies Series Editor: João Cezar de Castro Rocha, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro   Andreas Huyssen´s groundbreaking book After the Great Divide refers to the seemingly insurmountable distance between ‘high art’ and ‘mass culture’. … Continue reading

New book series launched: Transamerican Studies: Social Justice, Identity and Public Policy

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the launch of the new series Transamerican Studies: Social Justice, Identity and Public Policy Series editors: Mario Antonio Rivera,  Nancy Lopez and Juan de Dios Pineda Following the groundbreaking interdisciplinary academic initiatives of the Latin American Network (LATNET), founded by series co-editor Juan de Dios Pineda, this series … Continue reading

The Spanish of the Northern Peruvian Andes published

This book analyses a set of rarely described regional Spanish varieties spoken throughout much of the northern Peruvian Andes (Cajamarca, La Libertad and Ancash) from a sociohistorical and dialectological perspective. What are the main dialectological features of these varieties? Are these features the same ones that shape southern Andean Spanish, a variety formed mainly through … Continue reading

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