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Claudia Schaefer

Claudia Schaefer

  • Rush Rhees Chair, Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature, and of Film and Media Studies for the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures

PhD, Washington University, St. Louis

claudia.schaefer@rochester.edu

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Biography

Her research and teaching interests encompass all aspects of cultural production in Latin America and Spain of the nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first centuries. She has published five books and numerous articles in these areas. Her latest book is a biography of Frida Kahlo (Greenwood Press, 2008). She is currently writing on the Mexican film director Arturo Ripstein, and is completing a volume on anarchism and utopian thought.