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Abril Trigo

Distinguished Humanities Professor

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Abril Trigo is Distinguished Humanities Professor and Director of the Center for Latin American Studies at the Ohio State University.
He has published extensively on Latin American cultural studies, particularly on the historical formation of national imaginaries and their articulation to the popular. He is the author of Caudillo, Estado, Nación. Literatura, Historia e Ideología en el Uruguay (1990), ¿Cultura Uruguaya o Culturas Linyeras? (Para una Cartografía de la Neomodernidad Posuruguaya.) (1997), Memorias Migrantes. Testimonios y Ensayos Sobre la Diáspora Uruguaya (2003), The Latin American Cultural Studies Reader , co-authored with Ana Del Sarto and Alicia Ríos (2004), and Crisis y Transfiguración de los Estudios Culturales Latinoamericanos (2012). Dr. Trigo is currently working on A Critique of the Political-Libidinal Economy of Culture and is in the Editorial Committee of Alter/Nativas, Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies.