"The Politics of Fascist Studies" with Nil Santiáñez


Location: Jenkins Nanovic Hall 1050AB

Join the Nanovic Institute for European Studies and the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures as Nil Santiáñez, professor of Spanish and international studies at St. Louis University, is interviewed by Nanovic Faculty Fellow Pedro Aguilera-Mellado, assistant professor of Spanish and concurrent faculty of film studies. Professor Santiáñez is a leading scholar on the history and intellectual inheritance of fascism, with a particular emphasis on "Spanish Fascism." His co-edited volume Spanish Fascist Writing (University of Toronto Press, 2021) provides the first translation of select fascist literature into English, and it represents a fundamental contribution to the sub-field of fascist studies. The book received an "honorable mention" for the Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for a Translation of a Scholarly Study of Literature, awarded annually by the MLA.

Free and open to all. Complimentary lunch will be provided 30 minutes PRIOR to the lecture while supplies last.