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Eric Prieto is a professor of French, Francophone, and comparative literature. His areas of interest include music and literature, postcolonial studies, spatial studies, and urban literature. He is the author of Literature, Geography, and the Postmodern Poetics of Place (Palgrave-Macmillan 2013) and Listening In: Music, Mind, and the Modernist Narrative (Nebraska, 2003). He edited a special issue of the journal Small Axe titled “Rethinking Césaire" (Nov. 2015) and is a series editor of the Literary Urban Studies list at Palgrave-Macmillan. He is currently preparing for publication two books, a monograph titled Literature, Urban Informality, and the Postcolonial City and a co-edited volume titled Cities Under Stress: Urban Discourses of Crisis, Resilience, and Resistance, with Liam Lanigan and Anni Lappela. He teaches courses on a range of topics including postcolonial literature, French literature, world literature, and urban literature and is currently chairing the Comparative Literature Program at UCSB.