Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 12:45 to 1:45 p.m.
Twentieth- and twenty-first-century Hispanic literatures and cultures
European philosophical traditions in Latin America
Latin American cinema
the visual arts
the Baroque and Neo-Baroque
the Gothic tradition
Courses Offered (subject to change)
Mexico, DF: The Global Metropolis (Spring 2015)
Advanced Spanish Composition (Fall 2017)
Coming to Terms: Spanish American Literature, from Tradition to Innovation (Spring 2016)
The Invention of Spanish America: From Colonial Subjects to Global Citizens (Spring 2016)
Cuba at a Crossroads (Fall 2015)
Culture & Literature of the Caribbean (Fall 2018)
Brazilian Culture and Literature (Spring 2013)
The Hispanic Short Story (Fall 2017)
Marx and Freud in Latin America (Spring 2017)
The Transhispanic Supernatural: Ghosts, Witches, and Vampires in Film and Literature from Spain and Spanish America – co-taught with Claudia Schaefer (Spring 2017)
Latin-American Film (Fall 2016)
Mexican Film (Fall 2018
With Claudia Schaefer. "From Utopia to Uchronia: After-images of Revolutionary History in Contemporary Mexican Film." Studies in Spanish and Latin American Cinema, vol. 13, no. 2, Jun. 2016, pp. 137-57. Ingenta Connect, doi:10.1386/slac.13.2.137_1.
"Seduction, Constellation, Illumination: The Afterlife of Walter Benjamin in the Writings of Sergio Pitol." Benjamin in Latin America. Spec. issue of Discourse, vol. 32, no. 1, Winter 2010, pp. 117-37. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/41389833.
"All Streetcars Are Named Desire: The Lost Cities of Juan García Ponce's Personas, lugares y anexas." New Centennial Review, vol. 5, no. 3, Winter 2005, pp. 35-64. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/41949491.