Jon Beasley-Murray: CV

Department of French, Hispanic, and Italian Studies
The University of British Columbia
797-1873 East Mall
Vancouver, BC
Canada V6T 1Z1

tel. +1 604 822 4951
fax. +1 604 822 6675
jbmurray@interchange.ubc.ca


     

Employment

2004- Assistant Professor, French, Hispanic and Italian Studies, University of British Columbia.
1999-2004 Lecturer in Latin American Studies, Spanish and Portuguese, University of Manchester.
1999-2000 Lecturer, Hispanic Studies, University of Aberdeen.

Education

Ph.D. Duke University: Literature Program. October 2003.
MA. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: English and Comparative Literature. Concentration in Modern Studies. December 1993.
BA. King's College, Cambridge: English. June 1992.

Dissertation

"Posthegemony: Cultural Theory and Latin America, 10th October 1492 - 13th April, 2002."

Advisor, Alberto Moreiras.

Grants, Honors and Fellowships

2002. British Academy "44th International Congress of Americanists Fund" Award.
1999. Conference Travel grant to Peru from the Arts and Divinity Faculty Research Committee, University of Aberdeen.
1998. Travel grants to Chile from the Duke-UNC Program in Latin American Studies, funded by the Mellon foundation, and from Duke University’s Common Fund seminar on "Globalization and Equity"
1998. Summer dissertation travel grant to Argentina from the Ford Foundation and Duke’s graduate seminar in Interdisciplinary Studies
1998. Summer dissertation travel grant to Peru from the Ford Foundation and the Duke-UNC Program in Latin American Studies exchange with the Instituto de Estudios Peruanos and the Red de Ciencias Sociales Peruanas
1997. Summer predissertation travel grant to Peru from the Ford Foundation and the Duke-UNC Program in Latin American Studies exchange with the Instituto de Estudios Peruanos and the Red de Ciencias Sociales Peruanas
1997. Spring predissertation travel grant to Italy and France from the Ford Foundation and the graduate seminar in Interdisciplinary Studies
1994-5. Literature Program Fellow
1992-4. Uihlein Fellow

Fields of Specialization

Twentieth-century Latin American cultural, literary, and political history
Latin American cultural studies
Continental philosophy, especially Deleuze and Guattari, and Pierre Bourdieu
Italian social theory (autonomia)
Cultural studies and Marxist theory

Publications

Edited Collections:

The New Latin Americanism: Cultural Studies Beyond Borders. Special issue of the Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies 11.3 (December 2002).
Includes:

Subaltern Affect. Co-edited with Alberto Moreiras. Special issue of Angelaki 6.1 (April 2001).
Includes:

Culture and State in Latin America. Co-edited with Alberto Moreiras. Special issue of Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies (Travesía) 8.1 (June 1999).
Includes:

Translation:

Beatriz Sarlo, Scenes from Postmodern Life. Translation of Escenas de la vida posmoderna: arte, cultura y videocultura en la Argentina. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2001.
Includes:

Book Articles:

Journal Articles:

Review Articles:

Reviews:

Other:

Invited papers:

Other Papers Delivered

Other conference and public participation

Teaching Experience

See teaching

Collaboration, Organization, and Administration

Service to the profession:

Publicity Officer and Committee Member, Society of Latin American Studies, 2003-2004.

Co-editor of Bulletin of Latin American Research , 2002-
Member of Angelaki editorial board, 1996-
Member of Polygraph editorial collective, 1995-1998.

External Examiner, MPhil in Latin American Studies, University of Cambridge, 2003-2004.

Conference organization:

Co-organizer, Society for Latin American Studies conference, University of Manchester, May 2003.
Co-organizer, "The New Latin Americanism" international conference. University of Manchester, June 2002.
Organizer, "Culture and State in Latin America" conference. Duke University, May 1998.
Co-organizer, "Globalization from Below: Contingency, Conflict, Contestation in Historical Perspective" international conference. Duke University, February 1998.
Organizer, "Politics and Ethics" graduate student conference. Milwaukee, October 1993.

Other:

Director, the Centre for Latin American Cultural Studies. University of Manchester, 2003-2004.
Member of executive committee, Critical Theory Institute. University of Manchester, 2003-2004.
Co-Director, MA in Latin American Cultural Studies. University of Manchester, 2000-2003.
Programme Director, BA in American and Latin American Studies. University of Manchester, 2000-2004.
Organizer, "Culture and Power in the Global System" seminar. University of Aberdeen, 1999-2000.

Program Assistant, Graduate Certificate in Latin American Cultural Studies, Duke University, 1997-1998.
Coordinator, "Culture and State in Latin America" working group. Duke-UNC Program in Latin American Studies, 1995-1998.
Member, "Globalization and Equity" Common Fund seminar, Duke University, 1997-1998.
Member, "Global Labor, Global Capital" Ford Foundation Graduate Seminar in International Issues, Duke University, 1996-97.
Member, "Culture, Ethnicity, and Identity in Flux" Ford Foundation Graduate Seminar in International Issues, Duke University, 1996-97.

Responsible for website of Manchester Cultural Theory Institute, 2004.
Responsible for website of Manchester Centre for Latin American Cultural Studies, 2000-2004.
Responsible for website of Manchester Spanish and Portuguese Studies, 2000-2003.
Responsible for website of Aberdeen Hispanic Studies, 1999-2000.
Responsible for website of Duke-UNC Program in Latin American Studies, 1996-1998
Creator of website of Duke Comparative Area Studies Program, 1996.

Delegate to "Webmasters of the Americas" meeting, Summit of the Americas Center, Miami, March 1997.

Co-president, Milwaukee Graduate Assistants' Association, AFL-CIO. U. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1993-94.

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