New Sociologies of Literature: How to study material practices

Professor Ignacio Sánchez Prado, Washington University in St. Louis

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Workshop with Ignacio Sánchez Prado.

Ignacio M. Sánchez Prado is Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies at Washington University in Saint Louis. His research centers on the relationship between aesthetics, ideology and cultural institutions in Mexico, with a particular focus on literature and cinema. He is the author of El canon y sus formas. La reinvención de Harold Bloom y sus lecturas hispanoamericanas (2002), Naciones intelectuales. Las fundaciones de la modernidad literaria mexicana (1917-1959) (2009), winner of the LASA Mexico 2010 Humanities Book Award: Intermitencias americanistas. Ensayos académicos y literarios (2004-2009) (2012); and Screening Neoliiberalism. Transforming Mexican Cinema 1988-2012 (2014). He has edited and co-edited nine scholarly collections, the most recent of which are Democracia, Otredad y Melancolía. Roger Bartra ante la crítica (with Mabel Moraña. 2015) and A History of Mexican Literature (with Anna Nogar and José Ramón Ruisánchez, 2016), recently published by Cambridge University Press. He has published over eighty scholarly articles on Mexican literature, culture and film, and on Latin American cultural theory.
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