Essays and autonomy in Latin America The role of Hispanic-American modernism in critical thinking in the region

This paper aims to point out some elements concerning the importance of the essay in shaping Latin-American critical thinking. Because of the peculiarity of its form, that is, its fragmentary and open nature, this form of writing is circumscribed in a pertinent way to the nascent Latin-American mentality.

On Digithum’s Intellectual History section

Our journal’s issue no. 18 was an opportune moment to launch its Intellectual History section. As Digithum’s editorial team we feel very certain that Intellectual History with a relational perspective is an excellent way to bring into play our subjective experience with our cultural heritage as its reference.

Digithum links the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya and the University of Antioquia

Determined to generate greater impact and visibility for the knowledge produced by its various academic areas, and to align them with international standards, the University of Antioquia (Medellín, Colombia) is setting out to renew and establish relationships with universities across the Americas, Europe and Asia, so as to strengthen its processes for research and the social benefits gained through knowledge.