Magalí Rabasa

Dr. Magalí Rabasa is Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies in the Department of World Languages & Literatures at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. She previously taught at the University of Kansas in the Department of Spanish & Portuguese. In 2014, she received her PhD from the University of California, Davis in Cultural Studies with an emphasis in Feminist Theory and Research. Her research and teaching focuses on networks of social movements and alternative media in the Americas, with a particular focus on the US, Mexico, and Argentina. She has published articles and commentary in a variety of academic journals and popular media outlets, including A ContracorrienteJournal of Latin American Cultural StudiesAnthropology TodayTabula RasaLa Jornada, and Herramienta. She is co-editor of Pandemic Solidarity: Mutual Aid in the Covid-19 Crisis (Pluto Press, 2020) and Somos una imagen del futuro (Bajo Tierra Ediciones, 2019). Her first book, The Book in Movement: Autonomous Politics and the Lettered City Underground (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019; and in translation: Tren en Movimiento Ediciones/Tinta Limón Ediciones, 2021; Bajo Tierra Ediciones, 2022) is an exploration of print book culture in contemporary Latin American social movements. She is currently working on a new project examining feminist economies of knowledge in the Americas. 

Courses Previously Taught

Movement in Print: Radical Publishing in Contemporary Latin America, 2023