John Beverley

John Beverley is Distinguished Professor of Hispanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh. He was a founding member of the Latin American Subaltern Studies Group and an active participant in the development of the project of cultural studies. His own work has focused on the literary Baroque as a cultural formation in Spain and Spanish America and on the relation between ideology, literature and film, and politics in twentieth-century Latin America. He is the author or editor of many books, including Against Literature, Subalternity and Representation: Arguments in Cultural Theory; Testimonio: On The Politics Of Truth; and Latinamericanism after 9/11.