My work uses a decolonial framework to understand the patterns of coloniality in the Global South, focusing primarily on the epistemic and embodied dynamics between religion, secularism, and decolonization in the Caribbean, Latin America, and their diasporas.

My dissertation approaches the phenomenon of secularism from a Latin American and Caribbean epistemic perspective. I trace how Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx thinkers understand secularism to be not a liberation from a colonial form of religion, but a further expansion of coloniality in the dynamic unfolding of modernity. In doing so, I am bringing together debates on postsecular…

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