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Walter D. Mignolo

William Hane Wannamaker Distinguished Professor of Romance Studies
Box 90670, Durham, NC 27708-0413
125B Friedl Building, Box 90670, Durham, NC 27708
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Awards & Honors

Honorary Degree

International University of London Goldsmith · December 19, 2018 Walter Mignolo, William Hane Wannamaker Professor of Romance Studies, and an internationally known scholar of the cultural history of the modern/colonial world system, received an honorary degree from Goldsmiths, University of London, on Dec. 19. More about this award

Doctor Honoris Causa

International Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires · November 23, 2016 Walter Mignolo, William H. Wannamaker Professor of Literature and director of the Center for Global Studies and the Humanities at Duke, received an honorary degree (Dr Honoris Causa) in the Humanities from the Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, National University of Buenos Aires, on Nov. 23 in Argentina. The university cited Mignolo for his scholarship and teaching at Duke and elsewhere and as “an intellectual committed to social struggles and the expansion of human rights” and for his “theoretical contributions in the philosophical, political and literary fields, through innovative, challenging and provocative conceptualizations.” More about this award

Honorary International Research Affiliate

International CISA, University of Wittswaterrand, South Africa · September 2014

Invited Fellow at STIAS (Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies)

International STIAS, Stellenbosch, South Africa · September 2014

WITS Distinguished Scholars Program

International Centre for Indian Studies in Africa (CISA) at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, · February 2013

Professor Honorario, Honorific Distinction for Professional Achievements

International Universidad de la Frontera, Temuco, Chile · November 2012

Advisor of BE-BOP 2012 and BE.BOP 2013 Decolonizing the Cold War

Other Unknown · August 2012

Visiting Research Fellow

International The City University of Hong Kong · January 2012

Denkplatz Visiting Distinguished Professor

International Universitat Bremen, Institute for Postcolonial and Transcultural Studies · June 2011

International Board Member

International Soderton University Project on "Time, Memory, Representation: A multidisciplinary Program in the Transformation of Historical Consciousness" · June 2011

International Advisory Board Member

International Advanced Institute for Crossdisciplinary Studies, The City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China · June 2011

Master Erasmus Mundus Scholar

Other Unknown · March 2011

Brackenridge Dintinguished Visiting Professorship

National The University of Texas at San Antonio, Department of English · March 2011

Honor Committee Member of the three volumes project "Pensamiento filosofico Latinoamericano, Caribeño y Latino/a"

International Editorial Trotta, Madrid, Spain · July 2008

Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize

National Modern Language Association · 1995