Katarzyna Olga Beilin is a Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, and the Faculty Director of the Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies Program (LACIS), affiliated also with the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, the Center for Culture, History and Environment and the Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies. Beilin’s research spans the Iberian Peninsula and Latin America with a focus on environmental issues, alternative economies, time and memory, and indigenous epistemologies. Together with other Environmental Humanities scholars, she has launched an Environmental Cultural Studies platform that has produced interdisciplinary research and sparked debates published in three recent volumes that she has co-edited Ethics of Life; Contemporary Iberian Debates (Vanderbilt University Press, 2016), Polemical Companion to Ethics of Life (2016) and Environmental Cultural Studies Through Time in Luso-Hispanic World (forthcoming in Vanderbilt UP). Among her essays focused on Anthropocene/Capitalocene/Plantationocene and alternative economies are: “Step out to Shadowtime, Hurry Like a Plant: Corporal Time and Corporate Time for the Anthropocene Generation” with Sainath Suryanarayanan. Transmodernity: Journal of Peripheral Cultural Production in the Luso-Hispanic World, 2,6, (2016): 21- 42. “The War Between Amaranth and Soy: Interspecies Resistance to Transgenic Soy Agriculture in Argentina” with Sainath Suryanarayanan. Environmental Humanities 9,2, Nov, 2017: 204-229. “Ecology of a Change: Alternative Economies for Anthropocene in the Multispecies Context.” Ecozon@ 7, 2, (2016): 149-64. “Transición interior’ con el Smart Phone; Cultura y sociedad en las economías alternativas” with Miriam Urbano. ALCESXXI, 3, 2017. Together with Sainath Suryanarayanan, Beilin is also working on the film titled Mayan Anthropocene focused on how relationships with stingless bees Meliponas, with maize and with forests, have helped to stop the advent of the genetically engineered soy threatening Mayan livelihood in Yucatan.