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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
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Selected Publications


The explosion of globalism and the advent of the third nomos of the earth

Chapter · December 4, 2023 We on the planet are experiencing a change of era, no longer an era of changes. In the era of changes (1500-2000) or the era of the Westernization of the world, changes were linear and within the frame of the colonial matrix of power. The concepts of newne ... Cite

Coloniality and the State: Race, Nation and Dependency

Journal Article Theory, Culture and Society · November 1, 2023 It is of concern that, until now, Western and Southern theories have not been able to provide a full conceptual understanding of the complicity of the elites and states of former colonies outside the West with the political domination they suffer from thei ... Full text Cite

The Colonial Matrix of Power

Chapter · January 1, 2023 Walter Mignolo is an Argentine semiotician, philosopher, and literary scholar who has devoted his career to study the historical foundations of the modern/colonial world system and imaginary since 1500. He is a William Hane Wannamaker Distinguished Profess ... Full text Cite

The Third Nomos of the Earth: The Decline of Western Hegemony and the Continuity of Capitalism

Chapter · January 1, 2023 Carl Schmitt traced the emergence and history of the second nomos of the earth from the sixteenth century to the end of WWI. Anibal Quijano traced the history of the colonial matrix of power from the sixteenth century until today. Reading Schmitt from Quij ... Full text Cite

The Refiguration of the Social and the Re-Configuration of the Communa

Chapter · January 1, 2023 I argue that “space and the re-configuration of society” is a statement highlighting two Western concepts “space” and “society.” I argue that none of the coexisting civilizations, before 1500, have and care about these two concepts introduced in the vernac ... Full text Cite

Preface

Journal Article Artistic Cartography and Design Explorations Towards the Pluriverse · January 1, 2022 Cite

Ayni and Neltilitztli: The reconstitutions of the destituted

Journal Article Cultural Dynamics · August 1, 2021 “Market” in the past 500 years became synonymous with “capitalist market” (mercantile economy, industrial economy, technological and financial economy, market democracy). Before 1500 all organization of people living together (civilizations or cultures) ha ... Full text Cite

Coloniality and globalization: a decolonial take

Journal Article Globalizations · January 1, 2021 I will address here the Special Forum leading question: ‘Is an integrated theory of globalization possible (and desirable)?’ I will add: is it necessary? If it is, what for and for whom is it necessary and beneficial? I have no illusion of providing a conv ... Full text Cite

Walking decolonially with nick shepherd

Chapter · January 1, 2021 This chapter provides a postscript to the volume as a whole. Beginning with an account of the universalization of modern Western temporalities and notions of time, the chapter goes on to describe the “rhetoric of modernity,” a key term in this analysis. Th ... Full text Cite

The Logic of the In-Visible: Decolonial Reflections on the Change of Epoch

Journal Article Theory, Culture and Society · December 1, 2020 I argue that the lived experience we, the human species, are going through in 2020 is no longer an epoch of changes but a change of epoch. Post-pandemic (and any other areas of experience you could post-) is becoming meaningless in a change of epoch. My ar ... Full text Cite

On decoloniality: second thoughts

Journal Article Postcolonial Studies · October 1, 2020 Full text Cite

The geopolitics of knowledge and the colonial difference

Journal Article Revista Lusofona de Educacao · January 1, 2020 This essay aims to make a critical reflection on modernity and the way the West has understood it. From some Latin American authors, such as Dussel and Quijano, who advance the concepts of transmodernity and colo-niality, respectively, and the dialogue wit ... Full text Cite

Epistemiczne nieposłuszeństwo i dekolonialna opcja: manifest

Journal Article Konteksty · January 1, 2020 Cite

The Enduring Enchantment: (Or the Epistemic Privilege of Modernity and Where To Go from Here)

Chapter · January 1, 2019 In the colonies the capitalist regime “constantly comes up against the obstacle presented by the producer, who, as owner of his own conditions of labour, employs that labour to enrich himself instead of the capitalist.” The excesses committed by Spanish “c ... Full text Cite

Decoloniality and phenomenology: The geopolitics of knowing and epistemic/ontological colonial differences

Journal Article Journal of Speculative Philosophy · January 1, 2018 I attempt a dialogue between phenomenology (Husserl) and decoloniality (Quijano), understanding that both are theoretical frames by means of which transcendental phenomenology and the lifeworld, on the one hand, and modernity/coloniality, on the other, cam ... Full text Cite

Coloniality is far from over, and so must be decoloniality

Journal Article Afterall · January 1, 2017 Featured Publication Walter D. Mignolo describes the necessary work of delinking from Western narratives in order to relink and affirm the modes of existence we want to preserve. ... Full text Cite

The explosion of globalism and the advent of the third nomos of the earth

Chapter · December 4, 2023 We on the planet are experiencing a change of era, no longer an era of changes. In the era of changes (1500-2000) or the era of the Westernization of the world, changes were linear and within the frame of the colonial matrix of power. The concepts of newne ... Cite

Coloniality and the State: Race, Nation and Dependency

Journal Article Theory, Culture and Society · November 1, 2023 It is of concern that, until now, Western and Southern theories have not been able to provide a full conceptual understanding of the complicity of the elites and states of former colonies outside the West with the political domination they suffer from thei ... Full text Cite

The Colonial Matrix of Power

Chapter · January 1, 2023 Walter Mignolo is an Argentine semiotician, philosopher, and literary scholar who has devoted his career to study the historical foundations of the modern/colonial world system and imaginary since 1500. He is a William Hane Wannamaker Distinguished Profess ... Full text Cite

The Third Nomos of the Earth: The Decline of Western Hegemony and the Continuity of Capitalism

Chapter · January 1, 2023 Carl Schmitt traced the emergence and history of the second nomos of the earth from the sixteenth century to the end of WWI. Anibal Quijano traced the history of the colonial matrix of power from the sixteenth century until today. Reading Schmitt from Quij ... Full text Cite

The Refiguration of the Social and the Re-Configuration of the Communa

Chapter · January 1, 2023 I argue that “space and the re-configuration of society” is a statement highlighting two Western concepts “space” and “society.” I argue that none of the coexisting civilizations, before 1500, have and care about these two concepts introduced in the vernac ... Full text Cite

Preface

Journal Article Artistic Cartography and Design Explorations Towards the Pluriverse · January 1, 2022 Cite

Ayni and Neltilitztli: The reconstitutions of the destituted

Journal Article Cultural Dynamics · August 1, 2021 “Market” in the past 500 years became synonymous with “capitalist market” (mercantile economy, industrial economy, technological and financial economy, market democracy). Before 1500 all organization of people living together (civilizations or cultures) ha ... Full text Cite

Coloniality and globalization: a decolonial take

Journal Article Globalizations · January 1, 2021 I will address here the Special Forum leading question: ‘Is an integrated theory of globalization possible (and desirable)?’ I will add: is it necessary? If it is, what for and for whom is it necessary and beneficial? I have no illusion of providing a conv ... Full text Cite

Walking decolonially with nick shepherd

Chapter · January 1, 2021 This chapter provides a postscript to the volume as a whole. Beginning with an account of the universalization of modern Western temporalities and notions of time, the chapter goes on to describe the “rhetoric of modernity,” a key term in this analysis. Th ... Full text Cite

The Logic of the In-Visible: Decolonial Reflections on the Change of Epoch

Journal Article Theory, Culture and Society · December 1, 2020 I argue that the lived experience we, the human species, are going through in 2020 is no longer an epoch of changes but a change of epoch. Post-pandemic (and any other areas of experience you could post-) is becoming meaningless in a change of epoch. My ar ... Full text Cite

On decoloniality: second thoughts

Journal Article Postcolonial Studies · October 1, 2020 Full text Cite

The geopolitics of knowledge and the colonial difference

Journal Article Revista Lusofona de Educacao · January 1, 2020 This essay aims to make a critical reflection on modernity and the way the West has understood it. From some Latin American authors, such as Dussel and Quijano, who advance the concepts of transmodernity and colo-niality, respectively, and the dialogue wit ... Full text Cite

Epistemiczne nieposłuszeństwo i dekolonialna opcja: manifest

Journal Article Konteksty · January 1, 2020 Cite

The Enduring Enchantment: (Or the Epistemic Privilege of Modernity and Where To Go from Here)

Chapter · January 1, 2019 In the colonies the capitalist regime “constantly comes up against the obstacle presented by the producer, who, as owner of his own conditions of labour, employs that labour to enrich himself instead of the capitalist.” The excesses committed by Spanish “c ... Full text Cite

Decoloniality and phenomenology: The geopolitics of knowing and epistemic/ontological colonial differences

Journal Article Journal of Speculative Philosophy · January 1, 2018 I attempt a dialogue between phenomenology (Husserl) and decoloniality (Quijano), understanding that both are theoretical frames by means of which transcendental phenomenology and the lifeworld, on the one hand, and modernity/coloniality, on the other, cam ... Full text Cite

Coloniality is far from over, and so must be decoloniality

Journal Article Afterall · January 1, 2017 Featured Publication Walter D. Mignolo describes the necessary work of delinking from Western narratives in order to relink and affirm the modes of existence we want to preserve. ... Full text Cite

Racism and coloniality: The invention of “HUMAN(ITY)" and the three pillars of the colonial matrix of power (racism, sexism, and nature)

Chapter · January 1, 2017 The issue at stake is social classification, which includes social class. Racism is not exactly what catches the eye. On the surface, racism is a question of content and identification based on biological markers (blood, skin color, hair, and nose shape, a ... Full text Cite

Theorizing from the borders (Argentina & Russia)

Chapter · January 1, 2017 Border thinking or theorizing emerged from and as a response to the violence (frontiers) of imperial/territorial epistemology and the rhetoric of modernity (and globalization) of salvation that continues to be implemented on the assumption of the inferiori ... Full text Cite

COLONIALITY: THE DARKEST SIDE OF MODERNITY

Journal Article Revista Brasileira de Ciencias Sociais · January 1, 2017 This article arguments that “coloniality” is the darkest side of Western modernity, a matrix of power that emerged between the Renaissance and the Enlightenment during the colonization of the Americas. This process is culminating in the capitalist neoliber ... Full text Cite

DECOLONIAL REFLECTIONS ON HEMISPHERIC PARTITIONS: From the “Western Hemisphere” to the “Eastern Hemisphere”

Chapter · January 1, 2017 In the late 20th century I explored the meaning of the ‘Western Hemisphere’ in the colonial horizon of modernity. Today, in the first decades of the 21st century, the economic and political fields of power are rapidly being re-oriented. The expression is m ... Full text Cite

The Making and Closing of Eurocentric International Law and The Opening of a Multipolar World Order (forthcoming)

Journal Article CSSAAME (Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East) · May 2016 Featured Publication Cite

Psicoanalisis y pensamiento decolonial. Surgimiento de Nuevas Fronteras

Book · 2016 Collection of articles in Spanish, some translated. ... Cite

The historiographical metatext and new world historiography

Chapter · January 1, 2016 Featured Publication Cite

El desprendimiento

Journal Article Boca de Sapo. Arte, Literatura y Pensamiento (Buenos Aires) · August 2015 Link to item Cite

Global coloniality and the Asian century

Journal Article Cultural Dynamics · July 1, 2015 Full text Link to item Cite

Preface

Chapter · June 25, 2015 Cite

Habitar la frontera. Pensar y sentir la descolonialidad

Book · 2015 A collection of articles from 1999 to 2014 ... Link to item Cite

Yes, we can

Chapter · 2015 Link to item Cite

Re:emerging, Decentring and Delinking: Shifting the Geographies of Sensing, Believing and Knowing

Chapter · 2015 Revised reprint of original essay published in Ibraaz: Contemporary Visual Culture in North Africa and the Middle East, http://www.ibraaz.org/essays/59 ... Link to item Cite

Laudation to Abel Rodriguez Main Award Prince Claus Foundation

Other Catalog of 2014 Awardess · December 2014 Cite

No se trata de resistir sino de existir

Other LA PRENSA de Panamá · November 17, 2014 Link to item Cite

The North of the South and the West of the East. A Provocation to the Question

Other IBRAAZ. Contemporary Visual Culture in North Africa and the Middle East · November 6, 2014 Cite

Global South, Colonial Wound, Decolonial Healing

Other IBRAAZ. Contemporary Visual Culture in North Africa and the Middle East · November 6, 2014 Cite

El control de los cuerpos y los saberes

Other Pagina 12 · July 8, 2014 Argentine Newspaper Seccion Universidad. ... Cite

The Prospect of Harmony and the Deolonial View of the World

Other Critical Legal Thinking · June 12, 2014 Cite

Initial entry in exhibit-event catalog: Spirituality, Subjectivity and (Im) migrant Consciousness: The Tasks Ahead

Other CATALOG OF BE-BOP 2014, EXHIBITS, PERFORMANCES AND LECTURES · May 2014 Cite

The City, the Country and the Resurgence of the Disavowed

Other Polis : Revista de la Universidad Bolivariana · March 2014 Cite

Spirit Out of Bound Returns to the East: The Closing of the Social Sciences and the Opening of Independent Thoughts

Journal Article Sage Journal · March 2014 Special issue devote to Eurocentrism and the Production of Knowledge. ... Cite

Walter Mignolo y el pensamiento descolonial

Other elPeriodico · January 5, 2014 Interview conducted in November 2013. ... Cite

Liberal democracy, path of human authority and transition to living well

Journal Article Sociedade e Estado · January 1, 2014 This work questions the uncritical use of the word "democracy." It draws a distinction between democracy as a means and democracy as an end. It argues that the ideal of full, fair and harmonious life is not unique to democracy, and that there are other way ... Full text Cite

Spirit out of bounds returns to the East: The closing of the social sciences and the opening of independent thoughts

Journal Article Current Sociology · January 1, 2014 The cycle of the 'social sciences' as they were historically formed at the beginning of the nineteenth century is coming to its close. The Gulbenkian Report (1995) was an effort to maintain Western epistemic hegemony by 'opening the social sciences,' ackno ... Full text Cite

Desobediencia epistemica

Book · 2014 Translated in several languages (German, French,Swedish, Rumanian and Spanish). ... Cite

Designs in the Borderland: And Exchange

Other Designs in the Borderland · 2014 Cite

Pensar como sudaca

Other La Diaria · 2014 Interview during my visit and lecturing in Montevideo, in April of 2014. ... Cite

The point of nonreturn: The reemergence of the disavowed

Journal Article Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East · December 1, 2013 Mignolo's essay responds to the mission statement published in the summer 2013 issue of Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The essay asks: How could a journal based in the United States "decenter" itself? Can CSSAAME transcend a ... Full text Cite

Re-emerger. El retorno del este global y del sur global

Other Causa Sur. Pensar Nuestra America. Revista de Pensamiento Politico · December 2013 Cite

The Point of Non-Return:The Re-Emergence of the Disavowed

Other Comparative Studies of Asia, Africa and the Middle East · December 2013 Invited esponse to the "Mission Statement". ... Cite

(De) coloniality and (Un) easy postcolonialilsm

Journal Article WKO WKO (World and Knowledges Otherwise) · November 13, 2013 Preface ... Cite

Enacting the archive, displacing the muses: on the Doha Museum of Islamic Art and the Singapoore Museum of Asian Civilizations

Other IBRAAZ. Contemporary Visual Culture in South Africa and the Middle East · November 6, 2013 Cite

Middelburg Decolonial Summer School

Other VIMEO · November 2013 An interview organized and orchestrated, filmed and put together by students of the Summer School. ... Cite

Geopolitics of sensing and knowing: On (de)coloniality, border thinking, and epistemic disobedience

Other Confero Essays on Education Philosophy and Politics · March 12, 2013 Full text Cite

The geopolitics of sensibility and knowledge on colonialism, border thinking and epistemic disobedience

Journal Article Revista de Filosofia (Venezuela) · January 1, 2013 These reflections argue the need to analyze the geopolitics of feeling, thinking and knowing. Accomplishing this assumes disengagement from the universalist conception of knowledge. It must be accepted that knowledge constructed by modernity and Eurocentri ... Cite

Decolonial AestheSis: Colonial Wounds/Decolonial Healings

Journal Article Social Text-Periscope: An Online Journal— · 2013 Cite

Decolonizing the Cold War:: BE-BOP 2013, Black Europe Body Politics

Other Catalogue of the Exhibit and Workshop— · 2013 Cite

Introduction to Decolonial Aesthesis: Colonial Wounds, Decolonial Healings

Journal Article Social Text-Periscope (Web Publication) · 2013 Cite

Sensing Otherwise. A Story of an Exhibition

Other IBRAAZ. Contemporary Visual Culture in North Africa and the Middle East · 2013 A narrative of Hayv Kahraman’s exhibit, "Let the Guest be the Master" at the Shainman Gallery in New York. The exhibit was inaugurated on September 10th 2013 ... Cite

Re:Emerging, Discentering and Delinking: Shifing thte Geographies of Sensing, Knowing and Believing

Other IBRAAZ: Contemporary Visual Cultures in North Africa and the Middle East · 2013 Cite

Going Both Ways: An interview with Yuko Hasegawa

Other IBRAAZ: Contemporary Visual Cultures in North Africa and the Middle East · 2013 An interview with Yuko Hasegawa, Curator of the Sharjah Biennial 11, conducted by Stephanie Bailey and Walter Mignolo. ... Cite

(De) coloniality and (Un) easy postcolonialilsm

Journal Article Web Journal, WKO · 2013 Preface ... Cite

Geopolitics of sensing and kowing: on (de) coloniality, border thinking and epistemic disobedience

Journal Article Confero. Essays on Education, Philosophy and Politics · 2013 Cite

Decolonial AestheSis: Colonial Wounds/Decolonial Healings

Journal Article Social Text- Periscope: An Online Journal---Social Text Editors · 2013 This is the first collective report on Decolonial Aesthesis since its beginning in Bogota, November 2010. ... Cite

Local Histories/Global Designs. Coloniallity, Subaltern Knowledges and Border Thinking

Book · September 2012 With a new preface by the author. ... Cite

The prospect of harmony and the decolonial conception of the world

Other Marxism and Reality · July 2012 An interview on dewesternization, decoloniality and the world order. A portion of the interview was reprinted in Social Sciences Weekly, http://sassinfo.com/shkxb/articleshow.jsp?dinji=231&artid=86129&sortid=492 ... Cite

The 'economy of more' is not longer sustainable

Other World Public Forum Web Page · April 3, 2012 An interview by Chris Mattison for the Advanced Institute of Cross Disciplinary Studies, reprinted in World Public Forum web page. The interviews were also reprinted in Critical Legal Thinking, http://criticallegalthinking.com/2012/05/02/delinking-decoloni ... Cite

La desoccidentalizacion es irreversible

Internet Publication · April 2012 Op-ed related to REPSOL-YPF. ... Link to item Cite

Preface

Chapter · March 28, 2012 Cite

Neither Capitalism, nor Communism but Decolonization

Other Critical Legal Thinking · March 2012 Original published in "Intraview", Advanced Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Research, http://www6.cityu.edu.hk/hkaics/intraviews/wm.html; reproduced also in World Public Forum under the title "The Economy of 'More' is no Longer Sustainable," http://www.wp ... Cite

Para Des-Inventar America Latina

Other Disturbios Culturales. Conversaciones con varios autores · March 2012 Cite

Epistemischer Ungehorsam. Rhetorik der Moderne, Logik der Kolonialität und Grammatik der Dekolonialität (German Translation)

Book · 2012 Featured Publication Hier wird ein zentraler Autor der lateinamerikanischen Dekolonialismus-Debatte vorgestellt. »Epistemischer Ungehorsam« ist ein umfassendes Projekt, das - wie jeder Ungehorsam - mit einer Infragestellung bestehender Regelsysteme und Begründungszusammenhänge ... Cite

Modernity and Decoloniality

Book · 2012 An annotated bibliography of the research project modernity/coloniality/decoloniality after 13 years of its formation ... Cite

The larger picture: Hispanics/Latinos (and Latino studies) in the colonial horizon of modernity

Chapter · January 1, 2012 Think of two parallel lines. They do not touch each other. My paper is an argument to connect two such lines. One line is ethnicity and race; the other, cultures of scholarship. The question is simply one of knowledge and human interest. Since this is not ... Full text Cite

The Geopolitics of Sensing and Kowing

Journal Article Transversal. Multilingual Web Journal · 2012 Cite

La desoccidentalizacion es irreversible

Internet Publication · 2012 Cite

The Failures of Neoliberalism and the Road to the Future

Other World Public Forum Web Page · 2012 Cite

Hacia la desoccidentalizacion

Journal Article Pagina 12 · 2012 Cite

Occidente: Surveying the Present, Rereading the Past, Building Pluriveral Futures

Other Video BioeconTV and Occidente · 2012 A series of four interviews, about 1 hour long by Cecilia Hecht, BioeconTV and Occidente Web Project, Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Cite

From “human rights” to “life rights”

Chapter · January 1, 2012 The limits of the “Declaration of Rights of Man and of the Citizen” and the “Universal Declaration of Human Rights” The 500 years of “rights” (from Rights of the People, to the Rights of Man and of the Citizen to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights) ... Full text Cite

The Geopolitics of Sensing and Kowing

Internet Publication · January 2012 Translated into German and Spanish, in the same journal. Reprinted in Spanish in [esfera publica], Bogota, Colombia, under the title of "Geopolitica de la sensibilidad y del conocimiento. ... Link to item Cite

Mariàtegui and Gramsci in “Latin” America: Between Revolution and Decoloniality1

Chapter · January 1, 2012 For this volume I was asked for a contribution on Antonio Gramsci in Latin America. To focus on Gramsci without examining the intellectual and political environment in which he was translated, read, used and discussed would be a sort of anti-Gramscian ende ... Full text Cite

Cinco Siglos Igual

Other La Opinion on Line · December 11, 2011 Cite

Hacia la desoccidentalizacion

Internet Publication · December 6, 2011 Op-ed related to the myth of Latin America "turn to the Left". ... Link to item Cite

Crossing gazes and the silence of the "Indians": Theodor de Bry and Guaman Poma de Ayala

Journal Article Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies · December 1, 2011 Full text Cite

Preface

Chapter · September 21, 2011 Cite

El vuelco de la razón: diferencia colonial y pensamiento fronterizo

Book · 2011 Featured Publication In this collection of four articles, the book explores the concept of colonial difference (as well as imperial difference) and argues that it is there where border thinking dwells. Consequently, the decolonial option found its existential and analytic nich ... Cite

De la hermenéutica y la semiosis colonial al pensar descolonial

Book · 2011 Featured Publication A collection of five articles, in Spanish, from 1983 to 1995 that are the foundation of my major books since ¨The Darker Side of the Renaissance.¨ An introduction by Gustavo Verdesio explains the trajectory. ... Cite

The Darker Side of Western Modernity: Global Futures, Decolonial Options

Book · 2011 During the Renaissance and the Enlightenment, coloniality emerged as a new structure of power as Europeans colonized the Americas, while building on the idea of Western civilization and modernity as the endpointS of historical time and Europe as the center ... Cite

Globalization and the Geopolitics of Knowledge: The Role of the Humanities in the Corporate University

Chapter · 2011 The American-Style University at Large: Transplants, Outposts, and the Globalization of Higher Education, edited by Kathryn L. Kleypas and James McDougall, is an intervention into current discussions concerning the role of the contemporary American-style u ... Cite

Hacia la desoccidentalizacion

Other Pagina 12, Argentine newspaper · 2011 Cite

El reordenamiento global

Other Pagina 12, Argentine newspaper · 2011 Cite

The Global South and world dis/order

Journal Article Journal of Anthropological Research · January 1, 2011 The "Global South" is a fashionable expression. It appears in academic journals, in the title of university academic centers, among activists around the world. I argue that from the perspective of capitalism and expansion of Western values, the "Global Sou ... Full text Cite

Decolonizzare la conoscenza

Other Mensile di Cultura · December 12, 2010 Reprint of an original interview published in Magazine d' arte de lla Gam, Museum of Contemporary Art, Torino, Italy, October 2010. ... Cite

At the end of the university as we know it

Journal Article Campaign for the Public University · November 23, 2010 Reprint of a long op ed published in my blog, and of a shorter version published in Pagina 12, Argentina under the title "Retorica del desarrollo y colonialidad del saber" http://www.pagina12.com.ar/diario/universidad/10-124958-2009-05-15.html This is a We ... Cite

At the end of the university as we know it

Other Campaign for the Public University · November 23, 2010 Cite

Existe algo asi como America Latina? Una entrevista con Franco Gamboa

Other PodCast Praxis Publica · November 11, 2010 An interview conducted in Santiago de Chile for praxispublica.org ... Cite

Esteticas Descoloniales, an interview with Walter Mignolo

Other Esfera Publica, Web in the Public Spheres · November 10, 2010 Cite

Conversando sobre colonialidad

Other Web Page UniCauca (Universidad del Cauca) · September 7, 2010 Cite

Só descolonização da subjetividade trará mudança à América Latina, diz Walter Mignolo

Other DW-World.de Deutsche Welle · June 8, 2010 Interview about the bicentennial years in Latin America ... Cite

Aiesthesis Decolonial

Journal Article Calle 14: Revista de Investigacion en el Campo del Arte · June 2010 Cite

Critique to Kant and the decolonial genealogy of thoughts (In Korean)

Other Journalistic note in Kyosu Shinmoon (Faculty Journal) · May 30, 2010 Cite

The idea of Latin America (Korean Translation)

Book · May 2010 Featured Publication Cite

Cosmopolitan localism: a decolonial shiting of the Kantian’s legacies

Chapter · May 2010 Article in English with Korean translation ... Cite

Desobediencia epistemica: retorica de la modernidad, logica de la colonialidad y gramatica de la descolonialidad

Book · March 2010 Spanish translation of "Delinking: Rhetoric of Modernity, Logic of Coloniality, and Grammar of Decolniality", published in Globalization and the Decolonial Option, Routledge, 2009. German translation by Jens Kessner in process, to be published in Austria. ... Cite

Las Meninas: A Decolonial Response

Journal Article Art Bulletin · March 1, 2010 Cite

Immigrant Consciousness

Journal Article Rodolfo Kusch, Indigenous and Popular Thought in America · February 2010 Cite

Desafio para um continente de muitas faces

Other O Globo · January 16, 2010 Cite

Desobediencia epistemica, pensamiento independiente y liberacion decolonial

Journal Article Otros Logos. Revista de Estuidios Criticos · 2010 Resumen Desde hace algún tiempo los académicos tuvieron como supuesto que el sujeto cognoscente en las disciplinas del saber es transparente, está apartado de lo que conoce y no es tocado por la configuración geopolítica de un mundo en donde las personas y ... Cite

It is about telling it foward

Other Web · 2010 An interview by Kristina Bozic, in Lujbjana, Slovenia, from February 2009. ... Cite

Second Period of the Colonial Matrix of Power

Other LatArt.com. An Online Journal of Art and Culture · 2010 Cite

Decolonizzare la conoscenza

Other Magazine d' arte della Gam · 2010 Cite

Las Meninas: A Decolonial Response

Journal Article Art Bulletin · 2010 Cite

El pensamiento descolonial. Desprendimiento y apertura

Journal Article El pensamiento filosofico latinoamerica, del Cabire y "latino". 1300-2000 · 2010 Reprint of an article originally published in Tabula Rasa 8, 2008, Universidad de Cundinamarca, Colombia. ... Cite

El vuelco de la razon

Journal Article Revista Jicara · 2010 Cite

Enduring enchantment: Secularism and the epistemic privileges of modernity

Journal Article · December 1, 2009 Common wisdom has it that secularism dominated the project of the second modernity (the Enlightenment) and ended with the enchanted world that the very rhetoric of secularism used to displace theology and to convert religion in a field of study. I argue th ... Full text Cite

Arte y estetica en la encrucijada descolonial

Other · December 2009 The volume is a contribution to current research particularly in South America (Ecuador, Colombia, Argentina, Mexico) on "(de) coloniality of seeing." Art and aesthetics are reconceptualized as both tools for tools the control of subjectivity as well as to ... Cite

Cosmopolitanism and the Decolonial Option

Journal Article Studies in Philosophy and Education · December 2009 Cite

Epistemic Disobedience, Independent Thought and Decolonial Freedom

Journal Article Theory, Culture and Society · December 2009 Full text Cite

Grenzdenken un die decoloniale Option

Other Bildpunk · November 2009 Cite

The communal and the declonial

Other Turbulence. Ideas for Movement · November 2009 Cite

On Pluritopic Hermeneuics, Trans-modern Thinking and Decolonial Philosophy

Journal Article Encounters: International Journal for the Study of Culture and Society · October 2009 Cite

Globalization and the Decolonial Option

Other · September 2009 Featured Publication This is the first book in English profiling the work of a research collective that evolved around the notion of "coloniality", understood as the hidden agenda and the darker side of modernity and whose members are based in South America and the United Stat ... Cite

Global Coloniality and the Decolonial Option

Journal Article Kultur (Special Issue: Epistemologies of Transformation) · September 2009 Cite

La teoria politica en la encrucijada descolonial

Other · July 2009 La teoría política en la encrucijada descolonial Libro de próximo lanzamiento Nos ha llegado un adelanto de este libro ya pronto a salir por las calles de América. La edición, traducción y autoría es de nuestro estimado Alejandro De Oto junto a Sylvia Wint ... Cite

Retorica del desarollo y colonialidad del saber

Other Pagina 12 (Newspaper, Buenos Aires) · May 15, 2009 Cite

Dispensable and Bare Lives: Coloniality and the Hidden Politica/Economy Agenda of Modernity

Journal Article Human Architecture. Journal of the Sociology of Self-knowledge · 2009 Cite

Who Speaks for the "Human" in Human Rights?

Journal Article Hispanic Issues On Line (Special Issue: Human Rights in Latin America and Iberian Cultures) · 2009 Cite

The Power of Labeling

Journal Article Report for the Museum of World Culture, Goteborg · 2009 Cite

Decolonizing the Digital/Digital Decolonization

Internet Publication · 2009 Web dossier vol. 3 no. 1, Spring. ... Cite

The Power of Labeling

Report · 2009 A team report on Nino Korin Bolivian ancheological collection requested to be repatriated by the State of Bolivia. The collective report traces the history of the collection, elaborates on the coloniality of knoweldge, and consider the Bolivian population ... Cite

Barack y Evo

Other Pagina 12, News Paper, Buenos Aires, Argentina · December 6, 2008 Cite

La llaga latinoamericana. Entrevista con Claudio Pereda Madrid

Other Diario La Nacion · September 30, 2008 Cite

Economía Global, Mundo Policéntrico

Other Patina 12, News Paper, Buenos Aires, Argentina · August 12, 2008 Cite

Intervenciones descoloniales

Other Tabula Rasa. Revista de Humanidades · 2008 Cite

Thinking Haiti, Thinking Jean Casimir

Other WKO, a web dossier · 2008 Cite

Gender and Decoloniality

Other WKO, a web dossier · 2008 Cite

Revisando las reglas del juego

Other Tabula Rasa. Revista de Humanidades. Bogota: Colombia 8 · 2008 Cite

Revisando las Reglas del Juego

Journal Article Tabula Rasa. Revista de Humanidades. Bogota: Colombia · 2008 Cite

Double Translation. Transculturation and the Colonial Difference

Other Información y Comunicación. Revista Científica · 2008 Cite

Decolonial thoughts

Other Online blog · 2008 Cite

La opción descolonial

Journal Article Letral. Revista Electrónica de Estudios Transatlánticos · 2008 Cite

La Mercantilización de la Vida

Other Pagina 12, News Paper, Buenos Aires, Argentina · 2008 Cite

La Democracia y el Espíritu Global del Capitalismo

Other Pagina 12, News Paper, Buenos Aires, Argentina · 2008 Cite

La Idea de America Latina. Un Intercambio de Opiniones

Other Tabula Rasa. Revista de Humanidades. · 2008 This is a reprint on an interview published last year in La Torre del Virrey, Valencia, Spain. ... Cite

Thinking Haiti, Thinking Jean Casimir

Internet Publication · 2008 WKO, web dossier vol. 2 no. 3, Fall 2008. ... Link to item Cite

La opción descolonial

Internet Publication · 2008 Link to item Cite

Hermeutics of Democracy: The Thought of Limits and the Colonial Difference

Other Tabula Rasa. Revista de Humanidades. Bogota: Colombia · 2008 Cite

On De-coloniality; Vol. 2 No. 1

Internet Publication · October 2007 Link to item Cite

Cambiando las éticas y las políticas del conocimiento: lógica de la colonialidad y postcolonialidad imperial

Other Educación superior, interculturalidad y descolonización · August 2007 Reprint of an article published in Tabula Rasa, Colombia and in Tristes Tropicos, 2006, http://www.tristestopicos.org/walter% 20mignolo_postcolonialidad_tristestopicos.pdf ... Cite

Globalization and the De-Colonial Option

Other Cultural Studies · March 2007 Cite

On De-coloniality

Other WKO (Worlds and Knowledges Otherwise), a web-dossier · 2007 Cite

Ïslamophobia/Hispanophobia: The (re)Configuration of the Racia Imperial/Colonial Matrix"

Other Human Architecture. Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge · January 2007 Cite

The Many Faces of Cosmo-Polis: Border Thinking and Critical Cosmopolitanism

Chapter · 2007 XVth Conference of the Académie de la Latinité. Reference Text. ... Cite

The De-Colonial Option and the Meaning of Identity in Politics

Other Anales. Instituto Iberoamericano, Universidad de Goteborg, Sweden · 2007 Cite

El pensamiento descolonial: Reflexiones finales

Journal Article Comentario International (Universidad Andina Simon Bolivar, Quito, Ecuador) · 2007 Cite

Geopolitics of Knowledge and Coloniality of Power. An Interview with Catherine Walsh

Other Documenta · 2007 This is a reprint and translation of an interview originally published in Spanish. Shall count also as translation. ... Cite

Geopolíticas del conocimiento y diferencia colonial

Chapter · 2007 The exhibit "Geopolitics of Animation" was planned around this article. The article has been translated into Spanish and it appears on page 12-39. Also published in the same catalog the original version, on page 90-116. ... Cite

Globalization and the Decolonial Option

Journal Article Cultural Studies · 2007 Cite

On De-coloniality

Journal Article WKO (Worlds and Knowledges Otherwise) · 2007 A web dossier. ... Cite

Ïslamophobia/Hispanophobia: The (re)Configuration of the Racia Imperial/Colonial Matrix

Journal Article Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge · January 2007 Cite

The Many Faces of Cosmo-polis: Border Thinking and Critical Cosmopolitanism

Other The 'Universal' in Human Rights: A Precondition for a Dialogue of Cultures. XVth Conference of the Académie de la Latinité. Reference Text · 2007 This is a reprint of an original article published in Public Culture, 2000. ... Cite

El pensamiento descolonial: Reflexiones finales

Other Comentario International (Universidad Andina Simon Bolivar, Quito, Ecuador) · 2007 Cite

The De-Colonial Option and the Meaning of Identity in Politics

Other Studies in Honor of Heitor Martins · 2007 Cite

Citizenship, knowledge, and the limits of humanity

Other American Literary History · December 1, 2006 Full text Cite

Introduction

Journal Article South Atlantic Quarterly · December 1, 2006 Full text Cite

On the Idea of Latin America

Other Lucero (Journal of the Graduate Students in Spanish and Portuguese, University of California at Berkeley) · November 2006 Cite

A globalizacion e a xeopolitica do coñecemento: o papel das humanidades na universidade corporativa

Journal Article A Literatura Compadad Oxe. Boletín Galego da Literatura · August 2006 Cite

Introduction to Knowledges and Scholars at Risk in the Post-Socialist World

Journal Article South Atlantic Quarterly · July 2006 Cite

Introduction to Double Critique

Journal Article SAQ · July 2006 Cite

Theorizing from the borders: Shifting to geo- and body-politics of knowledge

Journal Article European Journal of Social Theory · May 1, 2006 'Borders' will be in the twenty-first century what 'frontiers' where in the nineteenth. Frontiers were conceived as the line indicating the last point in the relentless march of civilization. On the one side of the frontiers was civilization; on the other, ... Full text Cite

Citizenship, Knolwedge and the Limits of Humanity

Journal Article American Literary History · March 2006 Link to item Cite

Globalizacion, doble traduccion y interculturalidad

Journal Article Revista Educativa Cultural Saint Andrew’s (Special Issue on "Colonialidad del Saber y Educación) · 2006 Cite

Introduction to Double Critique

Journal Article SAQ · 2006 Cite

Para qué la decolonización en educación: Entrevista con Walter Mignolo

Journal Article Revista Educativa Cultural Saint Andrew’s · 2006 Cite

Ser Post.Latinoamericano. Discernir la Nueva Izquierda Latinoamericana

Other Revista de Critica Cultural 66: Junio 1966 · 2006 An interview that takes up on several op-eds previously published. ... Cite

Op-ed: “Another way to democracy”

Other Associacao Brazileira de Grandes Consumidores Industriais de Energia · 2006 Cite

Op-ed: “Nationalization of Natural Gas in Bolivia”

Other Resources Center of the Americas.Org · 2006 Cite

Op-ed: “El pensamiento descolonial”

Other Alai Amlatina · 2006 Cite

Op-ed: “El pensamiento descolonial”

Other Oldep.net (Observatorio Latino-Americano de Políticas Educacionales, Brazil · 2006 Cite

Op-ed: “El pensamiento descolonial”

Other Oldep.net (Observatorio Latino-Americano de Políticas Educacionales, Brazil · 2006 Cite

Double Critique: Knowledges and Scholars at Risk in the Post-Socialist World

Journal Article SAQ: The South Atlantic Quarterly · 2006 Cite

El pensamiento des-colonial: desprendimiento y apertura. Un manifiesto.

Internet Publication · 2006 Published previously in Tabula Rasa, Bogota, Colombia, April 2005, 3, 47-72. Translation of the inaugural lectured delivered at the Center for Advanced Studies, Univeristy of Coimbra, Portugal. ... Link to item Cite

Prophets facing sidewise: The geopolitics of knowledge and the colonial difference

Journal Article Social Epistemology · March 1, 2005 There is no safe place and no single locus of enunciation from where the universal could be articulated for all and forever. Hindu nationalism and Western neoliberalism are entangled in a long history of the logic of coloniality (domination, oppression, ex ... Full text Cite

The Idea of Latin America

Book · 2005 Featured Publication Cite

Silencios da autoridade: A colonialidade do ser e do saber

Journal Article Grial: Revista Galega de Cultura · 2005 Cite

4) Preface

Chapter · 2005 Cite

Un paradigma otro’: Colonialidad global, pensamiento fronterizo y cosmopolitanismo crítico

Journal Article Latin American Subaltern Studies Revisited., Gustavo Verdesio, ed. Dispositio/n 52. American Journal of Cultural Histories and Theories. · 2005 Cite

Philosophy and the colonial difference

Chapter · December 1, 2003 Cite

The Maker of Race: Knowledge and the Differential/Colonial Accumulation of Meaning

Journal Article Neohelicon, Acta Comparationis Litterarum Universarum · 2003 Cite

The Zapatistas's theoretical revolution: Its historical, ethical, and political consequences

Journal Article Review · December 1, 2002 Whatever the future of the Zapatistas's uprising would be, the theoretical revolution they enacted it is here to stay. Theoretical revolutions are not supposed to come from popular sectors, without the necessary research and communicating the results by in ... Cite

The Enduring Enchantment

Other South Atlantic Quarterly · 2002 Translated into Russian in 2004. ... Cite

The Geopolitics of Knowledge and the Colonial Difference

Journal Article SAQ: The South Atlantic Quarterly · 2002 Cite

A revolucao teorica dos Zapatistas: seu historico, sua etica e suas consequencias politicas

Chapter · 2002 Portuguese translation of The Zapatistas' Theoretical Revolution: Its Historical, Ethical and Political Consequences. ... Cite

Las geopolíticas de conocimiento y colonialidad del poder. Entrevista a Walter Mignolo.

Other Indisciplinar las ciencias sociales. Geopolíticas de concimiento y colonialidad del poderPerspectives desde lo Andino · 2002 Cite

Latin American Cultural Studies?

Journal Article Revista Iberoamericana · 2002 Cite

La revolución teórica del zapatismo: sus consecuencias históricas, éticas y políticas

Journal Article Orbs Tertius: Revista de Teoría y Critica Literaria · February 2000 Cite

The Role of the Humanities in the Corporate University

Journal Article MLA publication · 2000 Cite

Colonialidad del poder y subalternidad

Journal Article Hueso Humero · 2000 Cite

Coloniality at large: Knowledge at the late stage of the modern/colonial world system

Journal Article Journal of Iberian and Latin American Research · January 1, 1999 The end of the twentieth century has brought a new series of problems not only in the socio-historical and economic order of things but in the domain of knowledge as well. To say that we do not have models or concepts to understand new social configuration ... Full text Cite

Philosophy and the Colonial Difference

Journal Article Philosophy Today (section: Is There a Latin American Philosophy?) · 1999 Cite

Espacios geográficos y localizaciones epistemológicas o la ratio entre la localización geográfica y la subalternizacion de conocimientos

Journal Article Brazil: Proceedings of the 5th Congress of Comparative Literature, 91-96 · 1998 Cite

Cultural studies questionnaire

Journal Article Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies · January 1, 1998 Full text Cite

Post-occidentalismo: el argumento desde América Latina

Journal Article Cuadernos Americanos · 1998 Cite

Los estudios subalternos, son posmodernos o poscoloniales

Journal Article Casa de Las Americas, Cuba · 1997 Cite

Espacios geográficos y localizaciones epistemológicas

Journal Article Diseño. Revista Interacional de Pensamiento Latinoamericano · 1997 Cite

The Darker Side of the Renaissance: Literacy, Territoriality and Colonization

Book · 1995 Translated into Mandarin, published by Peking University Press, January 2016. Also translated into Spanish, published by the Cauca University Press, Popayan, Colombia, scheduled for Spring of 2016. ... Cite

Loci of enunciation and imaginary constructions: The Case of (Latin) America

Journal Article Special issue of Poetics Today · 1995 Featured Publication Cite

Decires fuera de lugar: sujetos dicentes, roles sociales y formas de inscripción

Journal Article Revista de Critica Literaria Latinoamericana · 1995 Cite

Human Understanding and (Latin) American interests

Journal Article Poetics Today · 1995 Cite

Critica, historia y politica cultural: Agendas para la proxima decada

Journal Article Revista de Crítica Literaria Latinoamericana · 1994 Full text Cite

Colonial and Post-Colonial Discourse: Cultural Critique or Academic Colonialism?

Journal Article Latin American Research Review · November 1993 Cite

Colonial and Postcolonial Discourse: Cultural Critique or Academic Colonialism?

Journal Article Latin American Research Review · 1993 Cite

Putting the Americas on the Map (Geography and the Colonization of Space)

Journal Article Colonial Latin American Review · January 1, 1992 Full text Cite

Theoretical and fuzzy domains. An essay in conceptual elucidation

Journal Article Proceedings of the XII Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association · 1991 Cite

Canon and corpus: an alternative view of comparative literary studies in colonial situations

Journal Article Dedalus. Revista Portuguesa de Literatura Comparada · 1991 Cite

Review article. "A dialogue between the two cultures: Merrell’s Deconstruction Reframed

Journal Article Semiotica (Journal of the International Association of Semiotic Studies) · 1990 Cite

La grafía, la voz y el silencio: la Relaciones Geográficas de Indias en el contexto de las letras virreinales

Journal Article Insula, núumero especial preparado por Enrique Pupo-Walker · 1990 Cite

Colonial Discourse

Other Dispositio · 1989 Cite

Invited comments, "On Brian Harley’s ’Deconstructing the Map’

Journal Article Cartographica (National Archives of Canada) · 1989 Cite

Colonial Discourse

Journal Article Dispositio · 1989 Cite

On Brian Harley's 'Deconstructing the Map'

Other Cartographica · 1989 Invited comments. ... Cite

Literacy and colonization

Journal Article Hispanic Issues · 1989 Cite

Anáhuac y sus Otros: la cuestión de la letra en el Nuevo Mundo

Journal Article Revista de crítica literaria latinoamericana · 1988 Cite

Jorge Luis Borges

Chapter · 1988 Cite

Diálogo y Conversación

Journal Article Diálogos Hispánicos · 1987 Cite

Literature and Historiography in the New World

Journal Article Dispositio · 1986 Cite

Sobre la condiciones de la ficción literaria

Journal Article Cuadernos de Literatura · 1984 Cite

Comprensión hermenenéutica y comprensión teórica

Journal Article Revista de Literatura · 1983 Cite

Comprensión hermenenéutica y comprensión teórica

Journal Article Revista de Literatura · 1983 Cite

Semiosis y universos de sentido

Journal Article Lexis · 1983 Cite

Cartas, Crónicas y Relaciones del Descubrimiento y de la Conquista

Other Historia de la Literatura Hispanoamericana (Epoca Colonial) · 1982 Cite

La figura del poeta en la lírica de vanguardia

Journal Article Revista Iberoamericana · 1982 Cite

El decir de Mansilla

Other Essays on Lucio Victorio Mansilla · 1980 Cite

Semantización de la ficción literaria

Journal Article Dispositio · 1980 Cite

Paradiso: derivación y red

Journal Article Texto Crítico · 1979 Cite

La teoría en el campo de los Estudios Literarios

Journal Article Dispositio · 1978 Cite

CONCEPT OF THEORY IN FIELD OF LITERARY-STUDIES

Journal Article DISPOSITIO-REVISTA HISPANICA DE SEMIOTICA LITERARIA · 1978 Cite

Aspectos del cambio literario

Journal Article Revista Iberoamericana · 1976 Cite

La noción de competencia en poética

Journal Article Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos · 1976 Cite

AVATARS OF MIMETIC DISCOURSE - 'AL FILO DEL AGUA'

Journal Article CHASQUI-REVISTA DE LITERATURA LATINOAMERICANA · 1976 Cite

CONNECTION, COHERENCE, AMBIGUITY - 'TODOS LOS FUEGOS EL FUEGO'

Journal Article HISPAMERICA-REVISTA DE LITERATURA · 1976 Cite

Los abatares del discurso mimético

Journal Article Chasqui: Revista de Literatura Latinoamericana · 1975 Cite

Los abatares del discurso mimético

Journal Article Chasqui · 1975 Cite

La poètique et les changement littèraires

Journal Article Etudes Littèraires · 1975 Cite

La poétique et les changements littéraire

Journal Article Études littéraires · 1975 Full text Cite

THE NOTION OF COMPETENCE IN POETICS

Journal Article CUADERNOS HISPANOAMERICANOS · 1975 Cite

Cadaver Ileno de mundo (J.A. Mora)

Journal Article Caravelle · 1972 Cite

Reviews: La última mujer y el próximo combate (M. Cofino Lopez)

Other Caravelle: cahiers du monde hispanique et luso-bresilien · 1972 Cite

Cadaver Ileno de mundo (J.A. Mora)

Other Caravelle: cahiers du monde hispanique et luso-bresilien · 1972 Cite

La dispersión de la palabra (aproximación lingüística a un poema ’Vallejo’)

Journal Article Neuva Revista de Filología Hispánica · 1972 Cite

Ensayos de Literatura Argentina (Noé Jitrik)

Journal Article Caravelle · 1971 Cite

Lectures notes on Latin American Culture

Journal Article Caravelle · 1971 Cite

Ensayos de Literatura Argentina (Noé Jitrik)

Other Caravelle: cahiers du monde hispanique et luso-bresilien · 1971 Cite

Lectures notes on Latin American Culture

Other Caravelle: cahiers du monde hispanique et luso-bresilien · 1971 Cite

Borges el libro y la escritura

Journal Article Ceravelle · 1971 Cite

Boquitas pintadas (M. Puig)

Journal Article Caravelle · 1970 Cite

El amor, los orsinis y la muerte (N. Sanchez)

Journal Article Caravelle · 1970 Cite

Roquitas pintadas (M. Puig)

Other Caravelle: cahiers du monde hispanique et luso-bresilien · 1970 Cite

El amor, los orsinis y la muerte (N. Sanchez)

Other Caravelle: cahiers du monde hispanique et luso-bresilien · 1970 Cite

Islamophobia/Hispanophobia: The (re)Configuration of the Racial Imperial/Colonial Matrix

Journal Article Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge Cite

Decolonial thoughts

Internet Publication Link to item Cite

Gender and Decoloniality

Internet Publication WKO, web dossier vol. 2 no.2, Spring Semester 2008. ... Cite

Disobedientia Epistemica

Book Translated into Rumanian. ... Link to item Cite