- 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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October 28, 2004