Catalina Arango Correa Managing Editor, emisférica

 Portrait

Catalina Arango Correa is the Managing Editor of the journal emisférica and a doctoral candidate in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at New York University. Her dissertation examines the political imagination regarding non-human entities in the work of three Colombian authors who wrote “novels of the land" and “novels of social protest” that dealt with the consequences of extractive capitalism in the first half of the 20th century. She holds an MA in Modern Literature from the Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, and a BA in Social Communication, with an emphasis on Editorial Production, from the Universidad Javeriana, Bogota. She has served as external editor for publishing houses such as Santillana, Norma, and Random House Mondadori, in Colombia and Mexico, and for academic books such as Los imaginarios planetarios by Mary Louise Pratt (Aluvión Editorial, 2018). Catalina Arango has worked at a number of Colombian public cultural institutions, such as the library Luis Ángel Arango and the Colombian Institute of Anthropology and History. Within Bogota’s Secretary of Culture, she served as assistant coordinator of the UNESCO-designated program “Bogota, World Book Capital, 2007,” devoted to the promotion of books, reading, and writing in the city.