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Counterhegemonic Cultures in Post-2008 Spain and The Pedagogy of Degrowth

Speaker(s): 
Luis Garcia Pradanos
Location: 
TBD
Date: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 4:00pm

Bio

Luis I. Prádanos (Iñaki) is an Associate Professor of Hispanic Contemporary Studies at Miami University. His research focuses on ecocritical theory and environmental humanities in relation to Contemporary Iberian and Latin American cultures. Specifically, Iñaki’s work combines cultural studies, critical theory, and ecological economics. In the last four years, he has published 15 articles on these topics and a book Postgrowth Imaginaries. New Ecologies and Counterhegemonic Culture in Post-2008 Spain (forthcoming Liverpool UP, 2018). Iñaki has taught several courses on topics related to environmental humanities, urban ecology, postgrowth economics and cultures, and material ecocriticism. Some of his recent articles focus on the pedagogical implications of taking seriously the ongoing global socioecological crisis: “The Pedagogy of Degrowth.”