Publication: Review of Revolutionary Time in Philosophy Today.

Hispanic Theological Initiative Open Plaza podcast interview: English, Castellano.

Publication: “Introduction” to The CLR James Journal Guest-Edited Special Issue on “Decolonizing Spiritualities.”

Publication: “Mentoring as Empowerment” (Tribute to Charles W. Mills) in The CLR James Journal.

Publication: “Sylvia Wynter’s New Science of the Word and the Autopoetics of the Flesh” in Comparative and Continental Philosophy

Publication: “Introduction” to LÁPIZ issue on “Learning Across Liberation Theologies.”


Publication: “Liberation Philosophy, Anti-Fetishism, and Decolonization” in Journal of World Philosophies.

Publication: Review of The Fetish Revisited in Philosophy and Global Affairs.

Faculty spotlight interview for DePaul’s Newsline.

Interview for DePaul’s Center for Latino Research.

Reflection for DePaul’s Courageous Dialogue Series (see below).

Publication: “Between the Decolonial and the Postcolonial: An Interview with Mahmood Mamdani” in Political Theology. Reprinted Open Access.

Publication: “Did You Listen? Zapatismo and Epistemic Decolonization” in TRANSMODERNITY: Journal of Peripheral Cultural Production of the Luso-Hispanic World.

I was awarded a DePaul Center for Latino Research Faculty Fellowship for the academic year 2021-2022!

Publication: “Which Secular Grounds? The Atheism of Liberation Philosophy” in the APA Newsletter on Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy. *Winner of the American Philosophical Association’s 2020 Essay Prize in Latin American Thought

Publication: “Enrique Dussel” in the Political Theology Network’s Critical Theory for Political Theology 2.0 Symposium.

Publication: “Secular Decolonial Woes” in The Journal of Speculative Philosophy.

Reflections, almost a decade later, on founding Northwestern’s student-led Critical Theory Research Workshop, and on the values of critical theory.

Participation at the Struggle and Liberation Today International Conference. Panel: Political Theology, Violence, and Marx: Can Secularity, the Divine, and Philosophy of Liberation Coexist? [starts at 2:10:16].


I was awarded the American Philosophical Association’s 2020 Essay Prize in Latin American Thought, for my essay “Which Secular Grounds? The Atheism of Liberation Philosophy.” (Noticia en Castellano.)

Participation at Duke University’s COVID-19 and Latinx Communities Symposium [starts at 57:33].

Poster covid19 duke

Reflections on the process of applying for research funding in graduate school (Part I, Part II).

Publication: “On Epistemic Decolonization: Praxis Beyond Metaphors” in Peace Chronicle: The Magazine of the Peace and Justice Studies Association.

Publication: “Viral Colonization” in the Blog of the APA.

Participation at the Caribbean Philosophical Association’s Fanon at 95 Celebration [starts at 1:24].

I am returning to Chicago to join DePaul University’s Department of Philosophy as Assistant Professor.

Public lecture at Willamette University – cancelled due to COVID-19.

Willamette Talk poster final-page-001

Report on my doctoral dissertation defense.

Vizcaino Dissertation Defense Flyer


Reports on 2019 Decoloniality Workshop lineup sessions #6, #7, #8 and #9.

Response to the Ford Foundation’s policy on prison reform in New York City.

Report on additional “What is Decoloniality?” speaker series events on decolonial organizing.

I was awarded a Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for the academic year 2019-2020!

Statement in Support of Angela Davis.

Statement of Solidarity with Professor Anand Teltumbde.


Report on my colloquium “On the Postsecular and the Decolonial.”

CL Colloquium 11.2018 Flyer-1

Reports on 2018 Decoloniality Workshop lineup sessions #2, #3, #4, #5.

Report on inaugural talk of the “What is Decoloniality?” speaker series.

Publication: “Decolonising Philosophy” (co-authored) in Decolonising the University (Pluto Press).

Synopsis on my participation in a scholarly and cultural exchange in China.

Summary of conference at the Rutgers Comparative Literature Program.

Publication: Review of The Decolonial Abyss in Political Theology.


Report on inaugural session of the Rutgers University Decoloniality Workshop.

Op-Ed on the national debate concerning the removal of controversial statues.

Reflections on participating in international conferences and doing research in South Korea.


Publication: “Towards a Decolonial Dialogue of Critical Theories” (Review of The End of Progress) in The CLR James Journal.

Colloquium Participation: “Comparative Colonial, Postcolonial and Decolonial Studies: Some Meditations.”

Publication: Interview with Jason T. Wozniak, Organizing Member of The Latin American Philosophy of Education Society in the Decolonial International Network Newsletter.

Thoughts on my experience at the Decolonizing Knowledge and Power: Postcolonial Studies, Decolonial Horizons Summer School in Barcelona, Spain.

I received the Erna Neuse Prize for Best Graduate Essay in German Studies, for my essay “Benjamin’s Historical Materialist Messianism from the Underside of Modernity.”

Summary of co-organized conference at the Rutgers Comparative Literature Program.

Open Letter of Support for Academics under Attack in Turkey.


Publication: “Fanon, Coloniality, and the Struggle for Indigenous Recognition in Canada” (Review of Red Skin, White Masks) in Radical Philosophy Review.

Comments on my participation at the inaugural Caribbean Philosophical Association Summer School.

Summary of conference at the Rutgers Critical Caribbean Studies Cluster.


Open letter to Rafael Correa, in solidarity with the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (2014, Castellano, English, Français).

Statement of solidarity with Zapatista communities after paramilitary attack on La Realidad (2014, EnglishCastellano).

Glimpse on the Northwestern Admissions site about my BA Honors Thesis (2013).

Op-Ed on the moral responsibility to denounce police repression on campus (2011).

Comments on Hector Dominguez-Ruvalcaba’s lecture at Northwestern (2011).

Profile interview about my research project on María Zambrano and Miguel de Unamuno (2011).

Comments on David Harvey’s lecture at Northwestern (2010).