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Migrant Feelings, Migrant Knowledge

Building a Community Archive

Edited by Robert Irwin
University of Texas Press

A collection of digital stories from the Humanizing Deportation project that reveals a uniquely expert point of view of Mexican and Central American migrant experiences: those of the migrants themselves.

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Haunting Without Ghosts

Spectral Realism in Colombian Literature, Film, and Art

University of Texas Press

An ambitious critical account of "spectral realism," a new, politically charged strain of literature, film, and art that responds to Colombia's drug wars, paramilitary violence, and resulting demands for justice.

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Against Abstraction

Notes from an Ex-Latin Americanist

University of Texas Press

In a deeply personal, genre-bending work, the critical theorist reflects on his career, from his emigration from Spain to pursue doctoral studies to his thirty years of immersion in the capricious tides of academia.

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Violence and Naming

On Mexico and the Promise of Literature

University of Texas Press

A compelling reassertion of the importance of "literature" (that which names) as a determiner for how we engage in and with the world, paying particular attention to violence against women and Amerindians in Mexico's recent and formative history.

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Universal Citizenship

Latina/o Studies at the Limits of Identity

University of Texas Press

This rich theoretical analysis redefines and relocates the concept of universal citizenship at the revolutionary limits of the nation and identity.

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The Vanishing Frame

Latin American Culture and Theory in the Postdictatorial Era

University of Texas Press

Examining the works of writers and artists such as Roberto Bolaño, Fernando Botero, Pablo Larraín, and Alejandro Zambra, this pathfinding book challenges postdictatorial aesthetics by focusing on the concept of aesthetic autonomy as a critique of economic

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Delirious Consumption

Aesthetics and Consumer Capitalism in Mexico and Brazil

University of Texas Press

Looking at several of the leading figures in postwar Latin American letters and art, this volume offers an enlarged understanding of the way art is produced in, and responds to, the age of consumer culture.

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Infrastructures of Race

Concentration and Biopolitics in Colonial Mexico

University of Texas Press

With case studies that link practices of concentration to the emergence of new racial categories, this groundbreaking book convincingly argues that race was a product of, rather than a starting point for, the spatial politics of colonial rule in Latin Ame

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Culture and Revolution

Violence, Memory, and the Making of Modern Mexico

University of Texas Press

This aesthetic reading of politics, society, and culture during and after the Mexican Revolution illuminates how culture mediates power and, rather than uniting a people, collects heterogeneous communities into a diverse archive of memory.

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Photopoetics at Tlatelolco

Afterimages of Mexico, 1968

University of Texas Press

Drawing on diverse photographic, cinematic, and literary artifacts, this critical study reinterprets the 1968 massacre of student-populist protesters in Mexico City, examining both the effects of the violence and the subsequent state-sponsored manipulatio

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The Limits of Identity

Politics and Poetics in Latin America

University of Texas Press

Ranging over works of literature, political theory, and cultural criticism from the nineteenth century to the twenty-first, this book offers a radical challenge to the theory of anti-universalism widely accepted in Latin American studies.

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