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Walter D. Mignolo

William Hane Wannamaker Distinguished Professor of Romance Studies
Literature
Box 90670, Durham, NC 27708-0413
125B Friedl Building, Box 90670, Durham, NC 27708
Office hours Tuesdays and Thursdays by appointment (between 1pm and 3 pm)  

Selected Presentations & Appearances


La sanación decolonial · December 16, 2015 Lecture Book store Alamut, Buenos Aires

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10207188438283417&set=a.3623874469622.2156818.1056785867&type=3&theater

Educación y decolonialidad. Aprender a desaprender para poder re-aprender. Un diálogo político-pedagógico con Walter D Mignolo - Conducted by Facundo Giuliano and Daniel Berisso · December 2015 Interview Facultad de Educación: Universidad Nacional de , Buenos Aires, Argentina

Pages 61-71; http://revistascientificas.filo.uba.ar/index.php/iice/article/view/1961/1807

On Coloniality and the Decolonial Option · November 19, 2015 Lecture Graduate Students of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

Public Lecture: https://www.brown.edu/academics/modern-culture-and-media/sites/brown.edu.academics.modern-culture-and-media/files/uploads/11.9R2%20Mignolo.pdf

On Coloniality and the Decolonial Option · November 19, 2015 Lecture Graduate Students of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

Public Lecture: https://www.brown.edu/academics/modern-culture-and-media/sites/brown.edu.academics.modern-culture-and-media/files/uploads/11.9R2%20Mignolo.pdf;

Dr. Walter Mignolo "Habitar la frontera" with Dr. Luis Alfonso Herrera (Prólogo y selección) · November 5, 2015 Lecture Universidad Autonoma de Mexico, Ciudad Juarez

Lecture/Dialogue presentation of Mignolo's book Habitar la Frontera. Sentir y pensar la descolonialidad: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hbIvSdkm2T8

La sanación decolonial · December 16, 2015 Lecture Book store Alamut, Buenos Aires

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10207188438283417&set=a.3623874469622.2156818.1056785867&type=3&theater

Educación y decolonialidad. Aprender a desaprender para poder re-aprender. Un diálogo político-pedagógico con Walter D Mignolo - Conducted by Facundo Giuliano and Daniel Berisso · December 2015 Interview Facultad de Educación: Universidad Nacional de , Buenos Aires, Argentina

Pages 61-71; http://revistascientificas.filo.uba.ar/index.php/iice/article/view/1961/1807

On Coloniality and the Decolonial Option · November 19, 2015 Lecture Graduate Students of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

Public Lecture: https://www.brown.edu/academics/modern-culture-and-media/sites/brown.edu.academics.modern-culture-and-media/files/uploads/11.9R2%20Mignolo.pdf

On Coloniality and the Decolonial Option · November 19, 2015 Lecture Graduate Students of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

Public Lecture: https://www.brown.edu/academics/modern-culture-and-media/sites/brown.edu.academics.modern-culture-and-media/files/uploads/11.9R2%20Mignolo.pdf;

Dr. Walter Mignolo "Habitar la frontera" with Dr. Luis Alfonso Herrera (Prólogo y selección) · November 5, 2015 Lecture Universidad Autonoma de Mexico, Ciudad Juarez

Lecture/Dialogue presentation of Mignolo's book Habitar la Frontera. Sentir y pensar la descolonialidad: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hbIvSdkm2T8

Global Coloniality and the World Disorder - Beyond Global Disorder · October 9, 2015 Lecture World Public Forum Conference, Rhodes, Greece

Plenary Session: http://wpfdc.org/images/docs/2015_Rhodes_Forum_Scientific_Program_web_light.pdf

Global Coloniality and the World Disorder - Beyond Global Disorder, World Public Forum conference · October 9, 2015 Lecture Rhodes, Greece

Plenary Session 2: http://wpfdc.org/images/docs/2015_Rhodes_Forum_Scientific_Program_web_light.pdf

Agenda · September 2015 Interview Interview with the magazines, Anden and Boca de Sapo, about cartography, Buenos Aires

Interview with the magazines, Anden and Boca de Sapo, Buenos Aires, about cartography
http://agendabds.blogspot.com/2015/09/entrevista-walter-mignolo.html and http://andendigital.com.ar/dialogos/612-dialogo-con-walter-mignolo-anden-68

Decoloniality after Decolonization; Dewesternization after the Cold War · August 17, 2015 Lecture STIAS (Stellenbosch Institute of Advance Studies), Stellenbosch, South Africa

Invited Researcher: http://kaganof.com/kagablog/2015/08/17/walter-mignolo-seminar-on-decolonial-thought-stias-thursday-15-45pm/

Decoloniality after Decolonization; Dewesternization after the Cold War · August 17, 2015 Invited Talk STIAS (Stellenbosch Institute of Advance Studies), Stellenbosch, South Africa

Invited Researcher: http://kaganof.com/kagablog/2015/08/17/walter-mignolo-seminar-on-decolonial-thought-stias-thursday-15-45pm/

Entrevista exclusiva al filósofo del pensamiento decolonial · August 2015 Interview Nodal Cultura. Noticias de America Latina y el Caribe. In Nodal Magazine. , Buenos Aires

http://www.nodalcultura.am/2015/08/entrevista-exclusiva-con-walter-mignolo-filosofo-clave-del-pensamiento-descolonial-el-patron-colonial-de-poder-se-vende-con-una-retorica-de-salvacion/

The Promises and Discontents: Decolonial Options and World (Dis) Order · June 16, 2015 - June 29, 2015 Lecture Forum of Contemporary Theory, Shillong Campus, India

Two weeks solo-seminar: http://www.fctworld.org/13th_Theory_Praxis_2015_course_Outline_and_Syllabus_by__Walter_Mignolo.pdf

The Promises and Discontents: Decolonial Options and World (Dis) Order · June 16, 2015 - June 29, 2015 Lecture Forum of Contemporary Theory, Shillong Campus, India

Two weeks solo-seminar: http://fctworld.org/

"The Mutation of Coloniality and the Current World (Dis)Order." - Next Future Lecture Series · May 30, 2015 Invited Talk Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbone, Portugal

http://www.proximofuturo.gulbenkian.pt/en/lectures/lectures-with-walter-mignolo

The mutations of Coloniality and the Current World (dis) Order - Great Lectures Series · May 30, 2015 Lecture Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal

Public lecture: http://www.proximofuturo.gulbenkian.pt/licoes/grandes-licoes-com-walter-mignolo

The mutations of Coloniality and the Current World (dis) Order - Great Lectures Series · May 30, 2015 Lecture Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal

Public lecture: http://www.proximofuturo.gulbenkian.pt/licoes/grandes-licoes-com-walter-mignolo

"Geo modernidad/colonialidad y desoccidentalizacion." - Seminario Internacional de Geopolitica del Conocimiento y Educacion Superior Latinoamericana · May 7, 2015 - May 9, 2015 Invited Talk Quito, Ecuador
Geo-modernidad/colonialidad y desoccidentalizacion - Seminario de Educacion Superior Latinoamericana y Geopolitica del Conocimiento · May 5, 2015 - May 7, 2015 Lecture Universidad Andina Simon Bollivar, Quito, Ecuador

Participation in an opening panel: http://www.uasb.edu.ec/contenido?seminario-sobre-educacion-superior-latinoamericana-y-la-geopolitica-del-conocimien-2

Lo que no nos contaron de la modernidad · May 2015 Interview Cultural Suplement of a newspaper, Quito, Ecuador

http://telegrafo.com.ec/cultura/carton-piedra/item/lo-que-no-nos-contaron-de-la-modernidad.html

"(Latin) America and/in the Global World Order." - Povolny Lecture Series · April 8, 2015 Invited Talk Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin

https://www.lawrence.edu/academics/study/spanish/film_festival

Filosofia en Movimiento · April 2015 Interview Youtube, Universidad Tres de Febrero, Buenos Aires
From Global Linear Thinking to the Multipolar World · March 25, 2015 Interview Radio Interview in Radio Papese, Forence, Italy

http://radiopapesse.org/w2d3/v3/view/radiopapesse/notizie--314/index.html?area=5

La opción descolonial y la actualidad mundial · March 5, 2015 Lecture MACBA (Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Barcelona) and CIDOB (Center for International Affairs), Barcelona

Public Lecture: http://www.macba.cat/es/conferencia-walter-mignolo

La opción descolonial y la actualidad mundial · March 5, 2015 Lecture MACBA (Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Barcelona and CIDOB (Center for International Affairs), Barcelona

Public Lecture: http://www.macba.cat/es/conferencia-walter-mignolo

"La opcion descolonial y la actualidad mundial." A propos of the presentatin of the book Habitar la frontera. Sentir y pensar la descolonialidad. · March 5, 2015 Invited Talk CIDOB-MACBA, Barcelona, Spain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kwcigz1NPQc

The Humanities and the Current World (Dis) Order (and follow up seminar) · November 20, 2014 Invited Talk University of California, Merced, CA

http://www.ucmerced.edu/news/2014/decolonial-expert-deliver-public-talk

Seminar (3 hours): Reflexiones entre la epistemologia disciplinar del diseño y la colonialidad/descolonialida · October 31, 2014 Invited Talk Universidad Tadeo Lozano, Bogota

http://www.utadeo.edu.co/es/noticia/destacadas/diseno-industrial/44/invitacion-las-conferencias-del-profesor-walter-mignolo-de

Historias locales/diseños globales, · October 30, 2014 Invited Talk Universidad Tadeo Lozano, Bogota

http://www.utadeo.edu.co/es/noticia/destacadas/diseno-industrial/44/invitacion-las-conferencias-del-profesor-walter-mignolo-de

Special Guest: Psicoanalisis y Decolonialidad, · October 12, 2014 Invited Talk Montevideo, Uruguay

http://www.ecole-lacanienne.net/fr/p/actualites/m/nouvelles/montevideo-3/coloquio-sur-erotica-de-la-dominacion-gamas-del-acto--59

Conferencia inaugural: La clausura de las ciencias sociales y el resurgir del pensamiento independiente, · October 2, 2014 Invited Talk FUNGLODE (Fundacion Global para la Democracia y el Desarrollo, , Dominican Republic
Enacting the Archive, Discentering the Muses: Museums and Biennials in the Colonial Horizon of Modernity · September 26, 2014 Lecture South Texas University
Democracia, Integracion y Felicidad como Proyecto Social · September 26, 2014 Lecture San Juan, Puerto Rico, http://www.sociedadsinergia.org/#!iii-seminario-internacional
The Closing of Modernity: Growth, Development and Death · September 26, 2014 Lecture University of North Texas
Decoloniality, Center of Humanities Research · August 7, 2014 Invited Talk University of Cape Town, South Africa

http://readingfanon.blogspot.com/2014/08/walter-mignolo-speaks-in-cape-town.html

Keynote Lecture Europe and (De)Coloniality, today · June 10, 2014 Invited Talk Berlin, Museum of World Cultures

http://www.hkw.de/de/programm/projekte/veranstaltung/p_102263.php

Three Public Lectures: El descontento y la promesa · June 2, 2014 - June 4, 2014 Lecture MACBA, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Barcelona, Spain

http://www.macba.cat/es/pei-abierto-el-descontento-y-la-promesa/1/actividades/activ

Week Long Seminar on Critical Curatorship: Objects, Archives and Collections in Ethnographic Museums · May 19, 2014 - May 26, 2014 Lecture Gothenburg, Sweden

https://respatrimoni.wordpress.com/2014/02/01/cfp-phd-workshop-on-critical-curatorship-objects-archives-and-collections-in-ethnographic-museums/

SAY IT LOUD! Re-existence, Re-emergence and Decolonial Aesthesis · May 15, 2014 Invited Talk Copenhagen, Denmark

http://migrationandculture.ku.dk/mignolo/

Inaugural Lecture: Spirituality, Subjectivity and (Im) migrant Consciousness · May 15, 2014 Invited Talk Copenhagen, Denmark

https://spiritualrevolutionsandthescrambleforafrica.wordpress.com/copenhagen/

A public Conversation with Jette Sandhal · May 4, 2014 Invited Talk Gothenburg, Sweden

A public conversation arranged by Critical Heritage Studies, the Heritage Academy and Clandestino Institute.

Across the late 19th and early 20th centuries European ethnographic museums amassed collections of objects from around the globe which were used to display grand narratives of human development. In their prime these museums were important institutions of education; today they are storehouses of material that bears witness to a problematic colonial past. How can we make use of these collections in the contemporary world, and should we even try? If not, what is the future for the mountains of objects and the institutions that house them?
The renowned decolonial thinker Walter Mignolo and ground breaking museums theorist and professional Jette Sandahl have been invited to Gothenburg, home of the Museum of World Cultures, to consider these questions. In conversation with each other and the audience, our guests will discuss not only the future of museums and objects but the intellectual foundations underpinning the entire ‘ethnographic' enterprise. It promises to be a stimulating evening of reflection on a controversial issue.

This event is part of the week-long workshop Critical Curatorship, organised by Critical Heritage Studies at the University of Gothenburg, with support from Riksbankens Jubileumsfond.

Inaugural Lecture: Negacion y (de) colonialidad, Universidad Tres de Febrero · April 23, 2014 Invited Talk Buenos Aires, Argentina

http://untref.edu.ar/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Programa-final-KUSCH.pdf

Inaugural Lecture of Global Studies Seminar: The Closing of Modernity: Growth, Development and Death · April 17, 2014 Lecture University of North Texas,

Available here: http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark%3A/67531/metadc307086/

Keynote address and follow up seminar: Democracia, Integracion y Felicidad como Proyecto Social · April 9, 2014 Invited Talk San Juan, Puerto Rico

To watch: http://www.sociedadsinergia.org/#!iii-seminario-internacional

Delinking from the Global University: Ivan Illich, Amawtay Wasi and 'La Escuelita Zapatista'" · March 20, 2014 Invited Talk Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

http://www.cmu.edu/hss/humanities-center/center-events/03-20-2014.html

Seminar (2 hours) On coloniality and decolonial aesthetics · January 31, 2014 Invited Talk Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
Comini Lecture Series and follow up seminar: “Enacting the Archives, Discentering the Muses: Museums and Biennials in the Colonial Horizon of Modernity”, · January 30, 2014 Lecture Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas

http://www.guidelive.com/things-to-do/229746/comini-lecture-series-with-professor-walter-mignolo-duke-university-meadows-museum-university-park

Decolonial Aesthetics From the Americas · October 16, 2013 Lecture Toronto
Cosmopolitan Localism, Decoloniality and Critical Cosmopolitanism · August 18, 2013 Lecture Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies, South Africa
Epistemic Disobedience and Decolonial Aesthesis · August 17, 2013 Lecture UNISA, Pretoria, South Africa
Spirit Returns to the East: The Racial Distribution of Capital and Knowledge · August 17, 2013 Lecture WITS Universer, WISER Center, South Africa
Decoloniality and the Decolonial Option: The Tasks Ahead · August 17, 2013 Lecture WITS Uniersity, Graduate Humanity Center
Coloniality: Points of Origination and Routes of Dispersion · August 17, 2013 Lecture WITS University, Graduate Humanities Center, Johannesburg, SA
Remaping "Latin" America Literatures and Cultures · August 17, 2013 Lecture WITS University, Graduate Humanities Center, WITS University, Graduate Humanities Center
La fundacion moderno/colonial del racismo y la distribución racial, hoy, del capital y del conocimiento · March 1, 2013 Lecture
America "Latina" en la Encrucijada: Des-Occidentalizacion, Re-Occidentalizacion y Des-colonialidad · March 1, 2013 Lecture University of Seville, Spain, Dept of Anthropology
America ¨Latina¨ en la encrucijada: re occidentalizacion, desoccidentalizaación y decolonialidad, Universidad de Sevilla, Departamento de Antropologia · February 19, 2013 Invited Talk Spain
The Western Hemisphere in the Colonial Horizon of Modernity and the Irreversible Shift to the Eastern Hemisphere · February 15, 2013 Lecture Beilefield, Germany
Dewesternization, Rewesternization and Decoloniality: The Racial Distribution of Capital and Knowledge · February 15, 2013 Lecture The University of Utrecht, The Netherland
¨Geopolitics of knowledge and the decolonial option¨ · January 3, 2013 Lecture University of Louvain, Belgium, School of Social Sciences
Decolonization of the Cold War Started with the Bandung Conference · January 3, 2013 Lecture Berlin, Ballhaus Naunynstrasse, Germany
La distribución racial del capital y del conocimiento · January 3, 2013 Lecture Sevilla, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
On Modernity/Coloniality, I: The colonial matrix of power · January 3, 2013 Lecture Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
On Modernity/Coloniality, II: Decoloniality and Decolonial Aesthesis · January 3, 2013 Lecture Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Colonialidad, (Des) Orden Global y la Opción Descolonial · January 3, 2013 Lecture Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia
¨Cartografías del poder y geopolíticas del conocimiento · January 3, 2013 Lecture Escuela de la Secretaría de Defensa, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Four pillars of moveable memories: Abya Yala, Europe and Africa in the imperial invention of América and Latino-a América in the US · January 3, 2013 Lecture Manchester, England
¨The Racial Distribution of Capital and Knowledge: Rewesternization, Dewesternization and DEcoloniality¨ · January 3, 2013 Lecture The University of Utrech, The Netherlands, The Postcolonial Initiative
¨Something you should know--if you do not know it yet--about coloniality, decolonialitey and dewesternization¨ · January 3, 2013 Lecture Paris, Amphiteathre de l´Ecole de Medicine
¨Latin¨ America at the Cross-Road: Dewesternization, Rewesternization and Decoloniality · January 3, 2013 Lecture Cambidge, England
America ¨Latina¨ en la encrucijada: re occidentalizacion, desoccidentalizaación y decolonialidad · January 3, 2013 Lecture Universidad de Sevilla, Departamento de Antropologia, Spain
Esteticas descoloniales: género, raza y arte · December 27, 2012 Lecture Local de Lavaca, NGO, Buenos Aires
De-secularization as a condition for the Dialogue of Civilization · October 8, 2012 Lecture Rhodes Public Forum, Rhodes, Greece
Spirit Returns to the East: The Racial Distrbibution of Capital and Knowledge · July 6, 2012 Lecture Paris, Sorbonne
From Global Linear Thinking to a Multipolar World - Un-Mapping the Rennaisance: Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut · March 12, 2012 Lecture Organized by Mariechen Danz (artist), Angelika Stepken (Villa Romana Florence) and Eva-Maria Troelenberg (Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut)., Florence

Keynote at the international conference inspired by my book, The Darker Side of the Renaissance: http://www.khi.fi.it/5097203/20150312_unmapping

From Global Linear Thinking to a Multipolar World - International conference Un-Mapping the Rennaisance · March 12, 2012 Lecture Organized by Mariechen Danz (artist), Angelika Stepken (Villa Romana Florence) and Eva-Maria Troelenberg (Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut), Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut, Florence

Keynote at a conference inspired by Mignolo's book The Darker Side of the Renaissance.
http://www.khi.fi.it/5097203/20150312_unmapping

The Spirit Crossed the Pacific and Returned to the East Closing the Cycle of Western Imperial Expansion: Dewesternization and Decoloniality · January 26, 2012 Lecture Advanced Institute for Cross Disciplinary Research, City University of Hong Kong
Hegel's Spirit and the Opium War: Local Histories/Global Designs · January 26, 2012 Lecture Advanced Institute for Cross Disciplinary Research, City University of Hong Kong
A Decolonial Archeology of Hegel’s Spirit: The Ming Dinasty, Pope Alexander VI and Matteo Ricci · January 26, 2012 Lecture Advanced Institute for Crossdisciplinary Studies, City University of Hong Kong
The Spirit Croces de Atlantic and Move to the US: Hiroshima, Human Rights, Bandung and the Cold War. · January 26, 2012 Lecture Advanced Institute for Crossdisciplinary Studies, City University of Hong Kong
The Spirit Returns to the East: Rewesternization, Dewesternization, Decoloniality and the Roads to Future · January 26, 2012 Lecture Beijing, in 25th Conference of the Academy of Latinity - "Humanity and Difference in the Global Age", held at the Wenjin Hotel in Beijing, from the 21st to the 23th of May 2012, in cooperation with Tsinghua University
Global Coloniality and the "Asian Century" · January 12, 2012 Lecture Hong Kong, City University
In Conversation with Walter Mignolo: The Failure of Neoliberalism and the Roads to the Future · January 12, 2012 Lecture Singapore National University
Retos Decoloniales, Hoy · January 9, 2012 Lecture Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Neuquen, Argentina
Coloniality: The Past and Present of Global Unjustice · January 5, 2012 Lecture Istanbul
Knolwedge, Citizenship and the Limits of Humanity (II) · January 5, 2012 Lecture Londong
Los futuros en marcha y los tres pilares de la memoria americana: Abya Yala, Europa y Africa · January 5, 2012 Lecture Temuco, Chile
El role de America "Latina" en el reordenamiento global · January 5, 2012 Lecture Centro Cultural de Cooperacion y Centro Gino Germany
The role of BRICS countries in the becoming global order · January 5, 2012 Lecture Beijing, Tsinghua University
Humanitas Anthropos and Rights: Second thoughts on Who speak for the "human" in Human Rights? · November 19, 2011 Lecture Birkbeck College, University of London

Lecture; Walter Mignolo ; http://www.bbk.ac.uk/law/events/being-in-human-the-critical-theory-and-law-of-human-rights ; Humanitas, anthropos and rights: Further reflections on “who speaks for the ´human’ in human rights”? WALTER MIGNOLO This paper explores the question of rights, racism and humanity. Something that can be summarized as (De) Coloniality of Human Rights, meaning that human rights are caught in the double bind of the rhetoric of modernity and the logic of coloniality (which explains in part which and who are in favour and who are critical of them). At the same time it engages in an argument that decolonizing human rights may mean superceding capitalism since, in the last analysis, the first violator of human rights is

Global Linear Thinking, International Law and (De)Coloniality · August 4, 2011 Lecture Berlin, Goethe-Saal, Harnack-Haus, Max-Planc Gesellschaft
Coloniality, Slavery and the Holocaust: Introducing the Decolonial Option · August 4, 2011 Lecture Rosselvelt Academy, Middelburg, The Netherland
On Coloniality, the Darker Side of Modernity · August 4, 2011 Lecture Birmingham, England (British Sociological Association)
Coloniality and Decolonial Thinking: An Introduction · August 4, 2011 Lecture Hong Kong
La matrice coloniale de pouvoir et le tournant decolonial · August 4, 2011 Lecture Université de Louvaine, La Neuve, Belgique
Modernity: The Way We Are · August 4, 2011 Lecture The University of Bremen, Germany
De-Schooling and Learning to Unlearn: Ivan Illich's Legacies and the Project Amawtay Wasi · August 4, 2011 Lecture The University of Bremen, Germany
Theodore de Bry and Guaman Poma de Ayala: Crossing Gazes and the "Silence" of the Indians · June 25, 2011 Lecture University of Texas at San Antonio, Brackenridge Lectures Series, English Department
Theodore de Bry and Guaman Poma de Ayala: Crossing Gazes and the "Silence" of the Indians · June 25, 2011 Lecture USC, Early Modern Studies and Latin American Colonial Studies
Decolonial Thinking and Doing in Abya Yala and Latin America · June 25, 2011 Lecture Bever Lecture, Loyola University
Decolonial Aesthetics: On the Geopolitics of Knowing and Sensing · June 25, 2011 Lecture UTSA, Brackenridge Lecture Series, Department of English
"Americanism, Un-Americanism, and Democracy: A Decolonial Reading of Hegel's Philosophy of History and Tocqueville’s De la démocratie en Amérique” · May 28, 2011 Invited Talk Third International Summer Academy, 2011, Nuremberg
Slavery, the Holocaust and the Struggle for Social Justice · December 29, 2010 Lecture Middlebury, Holland, Roosevelt Academy, University of Utrecht
Curator of Esteticas Descoloniales · December 29, 2010 Lecture Bogota, Colombia
Decolonial Thinking and Doing in the Andes. · December 29, 2010 Lecture Reartikulacija, 10-13, Lujbjana, Slovenia
De la insurgencia Zapatista y la descolonialidad · December 27, 2010 Lecture San Bartolome de las Casas, Chiapas
Desobediencia epistemica, pensamiento propio y (des) colononialidad del saber · December 27, 2010 Lecture Universidad Diego Portales, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Santiago de Chile
An Introduction to Decolonial Thinking: A graduate seminar in the department of Anthropology, at the Universidad del Cauca, Colombia · December 26, 2010 Lecture Popayan, Colombia
Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledge and Border Thinking · December 26, 2010 Lecture Bruno Kreisky Forum for International Dialogue, Vienna, Austria
Cosmopolitan Localism · December 26, 2010 Lecture Doha, Qatar
Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Warwick University, England · December 26, 2010 Lecture Warwich University, England
(De) coloniality of knowing, being and sensing · September 19, 2010 Lecture Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria
Translation accross colonial epistemic differences · September 19, 2010 Lecture Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften Institut für Kulturwissenschaften und Theatergeschichte, Vienna
Not all memories go back to Greece: Recent Radical Transformations in HIstorical Consciousness · September 19, 2010 Lecture Sodertorn University, Stockholm, Sweeden
“Geopolitics of Knowing/Understanding and American Studies,” Keynote address · July 24, 2010 Lecture American Studies as Transnational Practice, Texas Tech Comparative Literature Symposium, Lubbock, Texas
The role of the humanities in the corporate university: a decolonial view from Latin/o America · July 24, 2010 Lecture The Global Humanities Lecture Series, York College, Pennsylvania
Who speaks for the "Human" in Western Humanism? A decolonial perspective · July 24, 2010 Lecture XXI Conference de l' Academie de la Latinite, Cordoba, Spain
Critical Theory and Decolonial Thinking: Two Parallel Roads to the Future · July 24, 2010 Lecture Keynote address, New Directions in Critical Theory, Grad Students Conference, Tucson, Arizona
Re-Westernization, De-Westernization and De-Coloniality · June 8, 2010 Lecture Two lectures delivered at Peking University and Renmi University, Beijing, China
Cosmopolitan Localism: A de-colonial shifting of the Kantian's legacies · May 31, 2010 Lecture Pusan National University, South Korea
Epistemic Desobedience and the Decolonial Option: A Manifesto · May 27, 2010 Lecture Seoul National University, Institute of Latin American Studies
Second thought on geopolitics of kowledge and understanding, Inaugural Panel · May 10, 2010 Lecture Goldsmiths College, London, Workshop on Politics of Knowledge
Globalization and the geopolitics of knowing: A decolonial view of the Humanities · April 23, 2010 Lecture Hilldale Lectures in the Arts and Humanities, the University of Wisconsin at Madison
The communal and the decolonial, Keynote Address · April 16, 2010 Lecture 20th Annual Philosophy, Interpretation and Culture Conference
The Global South and World Disorder, XXXth Distinguished Lecture, Journal of Anthropological Research · March 4, 2010 Lecture University of New Mexico
The State We' re In- Cosmopolitanism · March 7, 2009 Lecture Birkbeck College, London
The colonial matrix of power revisited, the decolonial option outlined · January 5, 2009 Lecture Tarragona, Spain
Geopoliticas del conocimiento y formaciones disciplinarias · January 5, 2009 Lecture Quito, Ecuador
Epistemic Disobedience and the Decolonial Option · January 5, 2009 Lecture Goldsmiths College, London
Transmodernity and Global Decoloniality · January 5, 2009 Lecture Tate Britain Museum, London
Between Cosmopolitanism and Empire: Europe, Human Rights, and Sovereignty · January 5, 2009 Lecture London, Birkbeck College
The Advent of Black Thinkers and the Limits of Continental Philosophy · January 5, 2009 Lecture Amsterdam, NiNsee
Anti-Systemic Movements and Decolonial Projects · January 5, 2009 Lecture San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico
New World Inventions: Global Transactions and the Making and Unmaking of Knowledge · April 25, 2008 Lecture
Who speaks for the human? Dispensable and Bare Life · April 24, 2008 Lecture The University of Minnessotta
Who speaks for the human? Dispensable and Bare Life · April 24, 2008 Lecture The University of Minnesotta
Global Linear Thinking and Decolonial Thinking. Graduate Student Conference. Keynote speech. · March 1, 2008 Lecture Stony Brook, New York
Sobre la colonialidad/descolonialid · January 4, 2008 Lecture CIDECI, Universidad de la Tierra, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
Gramatica de la descolonialidad. Consecuencias históricas, teóricas y políticas · January 4, 2008 Lecture Universidad de Mexico, Guadalajara
Why Are We Interested in the Global South? Second Thought on the Geopolitics of Knowledge and the Colonial Difference · January 4, 2008 Lecture Oxford, Mississippi
Capitalismo policéntrico, globalización y cosmopolitanismo descolonial · January 4, 2008 Lecture Tarragona, Spain
Political Theology Inside Out: Waman Puma nd Ottobah Cugoano Decolonial Sovereignty · January 4, 2008 Lecture Temple University, Philadelphia
Dispensable lives, Bare Lives: From Enslaved African to the Holocaust · January 4, 2008 Lecture Paris, France
Futuros Globales y Opciones Descoloniales · January 4, 2008 Lecture Barcelona, Spain
Vidas Dispensables, Vidas Desnudas. El Concepto de Humanidad en los Derechos Humanos · January 4, 2008 Lecture CIDOB, Barcelona, Spain and Universidad de Barcelona
Border Thinking and the Decolonial Option · January 4, 2008 Lecture Copenhaguen, Denmark
Left Turn or Deoclonial Option? Conceptualizing Current Events in Latin America · January 4, 2008 Lecture Copenhaguen, Denmark
Futuros globales y opciones descoloniales · January 4, 2008 Lecture Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
De-Colonial Cosmopolitanism Between Theology and the Spirit of Global Capitalism · January 4, 2008 Lecture Yale University
"Liberating Subjectivities: Decolonizing Imperial Religions and Capitalist Economy, Drew University, Colloqium on Decolonizing Epistemology: New Knowing in Latino/a Philosophy and Theology · January 4, 2008 Invited Talk Drew Theological School, Drew University, Madison, NJ

http://depts.drew.edu/tsfac/colloquium/2008/abstracts.html

El vuelco de la razón: sobre revoluciones e independencias a finales del siglo XVIII y principios del XIX - Collective workshop on Otros Bicentenarios · January 4, 2008 Invited Talk Instituto Goethe-Universidad National de buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Outreach & Engaged Scholarship


Co-organizer and faculty member - Stolen Memories: Museums, Slavery and Decoloniality." Decolonial Summer School, sixth year · July 1, 2015 Event/Organization Administration Co-organizers Rolando Vazquez (Roosevelt Academy) and Walter Mignolo, Center for Global Studies and the Humanities, Duke University , University of Utrecth flag Netherlands http://www.utrechtsummerschool.nl/courses/culture/stolen-memories-museums-slavery-and-de-coloniality
Faculty - "The Promises and Discontents: Decolonial Options and World (Dis)Order." A two week seminar. · June 16, 2015 - July 12, 2015 Other Forum on Contemporary Theory XIII. Theory/Praxis Course, English and Foreign Languages. , Shillong flag India
Interviewee - "Conocimiento y Subjetividad." An interview a propos of the second edition of the small edited book by Walter Mignolo: Genero y descolonialidad. · April 20, 2015 Other Publication: Baldosas Flojas , Buenos Aires flag Argentina http://baldosasflojasweb.blogspot.com/2015/04/literatura-genero-y-descolonialidad.html
Interviewee - "Unmapping the Renaissance. A Preview." A radio-Interview prior to Walter Mignolo keynote address at the conference "Unmapping the Rennaissance." · March 12, 2015 - March 15, 2015 Other , Florence flag Italy https://twitter.com/radiopapesse
Co-organizer and faculty member - "Borders, Border Thinking, Borderlands" · 2015 Event/Organization Administration University of Bremen, UNC, and Duke University (Center for Global Studies and teh Humanities) , Bremen flag Germany https://www.borders-in-motion.de/-/summer-institute-borders-borderthinking-borderlands-universitat-bremen-15-26-05-2015
Co-organizer and faculty member - Stolen Memories: Museums, Slavery and Decoloniality." Decolonial Summer School, sixth year · July 1, 2015 Event/Organization Administration Co-organizers Rolando Vazquez (Roosevelt Academy) and Walter Mignolo, Center for Global Studies and the Humanities, Duke University , University of Utrecth flag Netherlands http://www.utrechtsummerschool.nl/courses/culture/stolen-memories-museums-slavery-and-de-coloniality
Faculty - "The Promises and Discontents: Decolonial Options and World (Dis)Order." A two week seminar. · June 16, 2015 - July 12, 2015 Other Forum on Contemporary Theory XIII. Theory/Praxis Course, English and Foreign Languages. , Shillong flag India
Interviewee - "Conocimiento y Subjetividad." An interview a propos of the second edition of the small edited book by Walter Mignolo: Genero y descolonialidad. · April 20, 2015 Other Publication: Baldosas Flojas , Buenos Aires flag Argentina http://baldosasflojasweb.blogspot.com/2015/04/literatura-genero-y-descolonialidad.html
Interviewee - "Unmapping the Renaissance. A Preview." A radio-Interview prior to Walter Mignolo keynote address at the conference "Unmapping the Rennaissance." · March 12, 2015 - March 15, 2015 Other , Florence flag Italy https://twitter.com/radiopapesse
Co-organizer and faculty member - "Borders, Border Thinking, Borderlands" · 2015 Event/Organization Administration University of Bremen, UNC, and Duke University (Center for Global Studies and teh Humanities) , Bremen flag Germany https://www.borders-in-motion.de/-/summer-institute-borders-borderthinking-borderlands-universitat-bremen-15-26-05-2015
Lecturer - 12 hr. seminar for 22 PhD candidates in Latin American Cultural Studies · 2015 Other Universidad Andina Simon Bolivar , Quito flag Ecuador

Service to the Profession


Advisory Board Member : Hong Kong Advanced Institute for Cross Disciplinary Studies · 2011 - 2014 Editorial Activities
Curator : Esteticas Descoloniales · December 29, 2010 Event/Organization Administration Bogota, Colombia
Advisory Board Member : Time, Memory and Representation. A Multidisciplinary Program on Transformation in Historical Consciousness · 2010 - 2016 Editorial Activities
Organizer, Director CGSH : Decolonial Aesthesis · January 5, 2009 Event/Organization Administration Duke University
Referee : Paper refereed · January 5, 2009 Editorial Activities Comparative Studies in Society and History, The University of Michigan
Advisory Board Member : Hong Kong Advanced Institute for Cross Disciplinary Studies · 2011 - 2014 Editorial Activities
Curator : Esteticas Descoloniales · December 29, 2010 Event/Organization Administration Bogota, Colombia
Advisory Board Member : Time, Memory and Representation. A Multidisciplinary Program on Transformation in Historical Consciousness · 2010 - 2016 Editorial Activities
Organizer, Director CGSH : Decolonial Aesthesis · January 5, 2009 Event/Organization Administration Duke University
Referee : Paper refereed · January 5, 2009 Editorial Activities Comparative Studies in Society and History, The University of Michigan
Member of the Honor Committee : El pensamiento filosofico Latinoamericano · January 5, 2009 Editorial Activities Mexico and Spain, Editorial Trota
Organizer : Annual workshops organized at the Center for Global Studies see web-page, http://ww · January 5, 2009 Event/Organization Administration Duke University
Reviewer : Manuscript Reviewer · January 5, 2009 Editorial Activities Duke University Press
Reviewer : Reference: E-book Title: From Tribes to the Modern World-System: An Anthropological Approach to World History by Dr. Robert M. Carmack. · January 5, 2009 Editorial Activities Bentham Organization
Reviewer, Referee : Journal Referee · January 5, 2009 Editorial Activities Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History, John Hopkins University
Co-organizer, with Arturo Escobar (UNC) : The European Left and the Post Creole Imaginary · January 5, 2009 Event/Organization Administration
Member of the Academic Committee and Consultant : CENTRO DE ESTUDIOS Y ACTUALIZACIÓN EN PENSAMIENTO POLITICO, DECOLONIALIDAD E INTERCULTURALIDAD -CEAPEDI- · January 5, 2009 Editorial Activities Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Neuquen, Argentina
Evaluator : Evaluation of grant application · January 5, 2009 Editorial Activities Social Research Council of Canada
Editorial Board Member : Otros Logos. Revista de Estudios Criticos · 2009 - 2015 Editorial Activities Neuquen, Argentina
Member of the International Academic Committee : Comite Academico CEAPEDI. Centro de Estudios y Actualizacion de Pensamiento Politico, Decolonialidad e Interculturalidad · 2009 - 2015 Editorial Activities