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LAPES members find, curate, and translate previously published articles, book chapters, essays, etc., in Spanish and Portuguese into English. These texts will have been previously unavailable in English and will be made available on our website. LAPES works with existing organizations to solicit, distribute, and publish previously untranslated texts. 


The Pedagogics of Liberation:

A Latin American Philosophy of Education


By Enrique Dussel (Punctum Books, 2019)

Introduction by Linda Martín Alcoff

Translated by Ana Cecilia Diego and David Backer

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The Inventive Schoolmaster

Simón Rodríguez


By Walter Omar Kohan (Sense Publishers, 2015)

Translated by Vicki Jones and Jason Thomas Wozniak

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For information regarding possible translation projects, contact any of the following:

Jason Thomas Wozniak: jazonwoz1[at]

Ana Cecilia Diego: gdanaceci[at]

David Isaac Backer: david.backer[at]

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