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Luis Martin-Estudillo
University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA 52242-1320)
Spanish Culture and the Rise of Euroskepticism, 1939-2013

My book in progress, "Spanish Culture and the Rise of Euroskepticism (1939-2013)," traces a constellation of attitudes and arguments that have developed in opposition to pan-European movements. Because Euroskepticism is often associated exclusively with the discourse of organized political actors, its literary and artistic expressions have gone largely unnoticed. My book transforms our understanding of Euroskepticism by focusing on them, and it asks what Euroskepticism amounts to as a longer-term historical tendency. It also challenges the received idea that southern Europeans in general, and Spaniards in particular, have been unreflective supporters of European unification. Knowing about this eclipsed critical tradition contributes to a deeper understanding of the notion of Europe and its institutional embodiments. Moreover, it gives resonance to the intellectual and cultural history of Europe’s “peripheries.”

Project fields:
Spanish Literature

Fellowships for University Teachers

Research Programs

$50,400 (approved)
$50,400 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2015 – 6/30/2016