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Antonio Monegal

Professor of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature at the Department of Humanities of the Pompeu Fabra University

Antonio Monegal is professor of literary theory and comparative literature at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. He holds a degree in philosophy from University of Barcelona (1980) and a PhD in literature from Harvard University (1989), was a professor at Cornell University until his return to Spain, and since then has been a visiting professor at Harvard, Princeton, University of Chicago and Stanford. Among other publications, he is the author of Luis Buñuel de la literatura al cine (1993), En los límites de la diferencia: Poesía e imagen en las vanguardias hispánicas (1998), Como el aire que respiramos: El sentido de la cultura (2021), and editor of Literatura y pintura (2000), En Guerra (2004) and Política y (po) ética de las imágenes de guerra (2007). In 2004, he co-curated the exhibition At War at the CCCB. Between 2009 and 2013, he was the president of the Executive Committee of the Arts Council of Barcelona.

Update: 4 May 2022


Lucia Calvo


Has participated in

Truth and Fiction in the Totalitarian Dystopia: From Orwell to Bandi

Debate with Antonio Monegal and Manel Ollé

War or utopia

Lecture by Srećko Horvat

The sense of culture


Lecture by Joanna Bourke

The Itinerant Languages of Photography


Targeted Publics:

Arts and Technologies of the Security City

War Images

Politics and Po-et(h)ics of War Images

At war

At war