Rush Rhees Chair, Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature, and of Film and Media Studies
PhD Washington University in St. Louis
Nineteenth, Twentieth and twenty-first century Hispanic literatures and cultures; Spanish cinema; Critical Theory; popular culture; the visual arts; Spanish modernity; the culture of science in Spain
418 Lattimore Hall
- Frida Kahlo: A Biography. CT: Greenwood Press Group (GPG International), 2008.
- Bored to Distraction: End-of-the-Century Cinema of Excess in Mexico and Spain. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2003. American Association of University Presses choice as a Book for Understanding the World.
- Danger Zones: Homosexuality, National Identity, and Mexican Culture. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1996. (American Association of University Presses choice as a Book for Understanding the World, 1996).
- Textured Lives: Women, Art, and Representation in Modern Mexico. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1992.
- Juan Goytisolo: Del 'realismo crítico' a la utopía. Madrid: José Porrúa Turanzas, 1984.
- “The Sublime Vampire: Transparency, Melodrama, and the mise-en-scène of three Mexican Vampire Films,” The Universal Vampire Series, 2 vols. Forthcoming 2011. Eds. Barbara Brodman and James E. Doan. Co-written with Raúl Rodríguez-Hernández.
- “Parodying Parody: When Mexican Buddy Movies Turn Rudo y Cursi,” Quarterly Review of Film and Video, forthcoming 2012.
- “Clothes Make the Man: Closet, Cabaret, Cinema in El lugar sin límites (Arturo Ripstein, 1978),” for volume on Latin American gay cinema, ed. Andrés Lema-Hincapié, Forthcoming 2012.
- “Revolution, Ideology and the Eye of Cinema: El cometa as Mise en Abyme,” forthcoming, Studies in Hispanic Cinemas, December 2011.
- “Who’s Buried in Beatriz’s Tomb? Monuments, Mementos, and Muses” Latin American Women Writers B(l)oom, Cambridge Scholars Press, UK, 2010. Eds. Nuala O’Faolain and Jane Lavery.
- “Frida and Free Trade,” Tate Online Journal, London. December 2005.
- "Latin America, Sexualities, and Our Discontents," Latin American Research Review (U of Texas, Austin), 40.3 (October 2005): 230-243.
- Theories of Literary Translation
- Buñuel, Dalí, Lorca
- Barcelona and the Cultures of the Mediterranean
- Spanish-American cultures
- Spanish film