2014 Faculty Books

Vallega_bookcoverLatin American Philosophy from Identity to Radical Exteriority

by Alejandro A. Vallega
Indiana University Press, Series: World Philosophies
(April 2014)
296 pages

Publisher’s Synopsis

Alejandro A. Vallega is an associate professor, UO Department of Philosophy.



After the Nation: Postnational Satire in the Works of Carlos Fuentes and Thomas Pynchon

by Pedro García-Caro
Northwestern University Press
(July 2014)

Publisher’s Synopsis

Pedro García-Caro is an associate professor of Spanish in the UO Department of Romance Languages.







The Truly Diverse Faculty: New Dialogues in American Higher Education

coedited by Stephanie Fryberg and Ernesto Javier Martínez
Palgrave MacMillan
(October 2014)
320 pages

Publisher’s synopsis

Ernesto Martinez is an associate professor, Departments of Women’s and Gender Studies, and Ethnic Studies, and a CLLAS faculty affiliate.



Tobar_bookcover_WEBDeep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine and the Miracle That Set Them Free

by Héctor Tobar
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
(October 2014)
310 pages

Publisher’s synopsis

Héctor Tobar is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and a visiting assistant professor in the UO School of Journalism and Communication.



CareyBookCover_WEBGlaciares, Cambio Climático y Desastres Naturales: Ciencia y Sociedad en el Perú / Glaciers, Climate Change, and Natural Disasters: Science and Society in Peru

by Mark Carey
Lima: Instituto de Estudios Peruanos; Instituto Francés de Estudios Andinos
(November 2014)
342 pages

Publisher’s synopsis

Mark Carey is associate dean of the UO Robert D. Clark Honors College, an associate professor of history, and a CLLAS affiliated faculty member


Reyes-Santos_bookcoverOur Caribbean Kin: Race and Nation in the Neoliberal Antilles

by Alaí Reyes-Santos
Rutgers University Press
(November 2014)
232 pages

Publisher’s synopsis

Alaí Reyes-Santos is an assistant professor, Department of Ethnic Studies, and a CLLAS affiliated faculty member.