Jon Beasley-Murray
Assistant Professor

  • Buchanan Tower, office # 808
  • Office hours: Wednesdays, 11:15am - 12:30pm
  • Phone: +1 604 822-4951
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  • Twentieth-century Latin American cultural, literary, and political history
  • Latin American left and social movements (e.g. Peronism, Sendero Luminoso, the FMLN; chavismo) and their relation to violence and the state
  • The theory and practice of Latin American cultural studies
  • Globalization and global latinidad
  • Continental philosophy, especially Deleuze and Guattari and Bourdieu
  • Italian social theory, such as Antonio Negri and autonomia
  • Cultural studies and Marxist theory

selected recent publications:

  • "Against Parochialism." Radical Philosophy 123 (January/February 2004)
  • "Alternative Globalisations: From the Fiction of Order to the Experience of Joy." Mute: Culture and Politics after the Net 27 (Winter/Spring 2004)
  • "The Revolution Will Not be Televised." Coup Against Chavez in Venezuela: The Best International Reports of What Really Happened in April 2002. Ed. Gregory Wilpert. Caracas: Fundación Venezolana para la Justicia Global, 2003
  • "Latin American Studies and the Global System." The Companion to Latin American Studies. Ed. Philip Swanson. London: Arnold, 2003
  • "On Posthegemony." Bulletin of Latin American Research 22.1 (January 2003); The New Latin Americanism: Cultural Studies Beyond Borders. Special issue of the Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies 11.3 (December 2002)
  • Subaltern Affect. Co-edited with Alberto Moreiras. Special issue of Angelaki 6.1 (April 2001).

See also my page at the Latin American Studies program website.

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last updated October 28, 2004