VIDEO | Aurélie Vialette: Contar y ser contadas. La genealogía de la Baronesa de Wilson o cómo repensar España, América y sus mujeres desde el siglo XIX
Aurélie Vialette, professor at Stony Brook University, was at KJCC on Thursday, November 10, as part of Pura Fernández, Fall 2022 KJC Chair, Program “Todas deberíamos ser escritoras - Contar y ser contadas: autoras iberoamericanas en red”.
Vialette participated in the conversation “La genealogía de la Baronesa de Wilson o cómo repensar España, América y sus mujeres desde el siglo XIX.” The discussion was moderated by Pura Fernández and introduced by Patricia González (NYU). You can watch it here or below:
Vialette earned her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. She specializes in worker culture, social movements, gender studies, and penal reform. Her first book is titled “Intellectual Philanthropy: The Seduction of the Masses” (Purdue UP, 2018) and received the North American Catalan Society Best Book Award in 2019. In 2021 she co-edited “Dissonances of Modernity: Music, Text, and Performance in Modern Spain.” The volume “The Legacies of Slavery in Modern Iberia (19th-21st centuries),” co-edited with Akiko Tsuchiya, will appear soon at SUNY. Her new book looks at penal colonies in the Philippines in the nineteenth century and is titled “Disposable Bodies: Penal Colony, Race and Biopolitics in the Prison Archipelago.”