Illuminations: Cultural Formations of the Americas

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Modernity at the Movies

Modernity at the Movies

Cinema-going in Buenos Aires and Santiago, 1915-1945

A Methodological Study of Going to the Movies as Cultural and Societal Practice

Reading the Walls of Bogotá

Reading the Walls of Bogotá

Graffiti, Street Art, and the Urban Imaginary of Violence

A Nuanced Study of the Complex Social Imaginary and Hegemony of Violence in Colombia

Representing the Barrios

Representing the Barrios

Culture, Politics, and Urban Poverty in Twentieth-Century Caracas

Charts the Rise of the Barrios in the Venezuelan Imagination

Other Americans

Other Americans

The Art of Latin America in the US Imaginary

How Contemporary Art, Literature, Film, and Television Create an Imagined Version of Latin America in the United States

Decolonizing American Spanish

Decolonizing American Spanish

Eurocentrism and Foreignness in the Imperial Ecosystem

Exploring Colonialism in University Spanish and Hispanic Studies Departments

The Language of the In-Between

The Language of the In-Between

Travestis, Post-hegemony, and Writing in Contemporary Chile and Peru

Presents a New Way of Understanding Modernization, Exclusion, and Nationalist Discourse through the Voices of Gender and Sexual Dissident Writers

Embodying Modernity

Embodying Modernity

Race, Gender, and Fitness Culture in Brazil

Contextualizes and Critically Analyzes Fitness Culture within the History of Imperialism

Intercolonial Intimacies

Intercolonial Intimacies

Relinking Latin/o America to the Philippines, 1898-1964

A New Approach to Transpacific Studies Linking the Literature and Thought of the Americas and the Philippines

Buenos Aires Across the Arts

Buenos Aires Across the Arts

Five and One Theses on Modernity, 1921-1939

An In-Depth Analysis of Cultural Modernity and Urban Space across Artistic Disciplines in 1920s and 1930s Argentina

Remaking Home

Remaking Home

Domestic Spaces in Argentine and Chilean Film, 2005-2015

A New Way of Understanding the Political Agency of Global Art Cinema

Impossible Domesticity

Impossible Domesticity

Travels in Mexico

A New Study of Mexico Travel Narratives that Illuminates the Agency of the Visited Cultures

Queer Exposures

Queer Exposures

Sexuality and Photography in Roberto Bolaño’s Fiction and Poetry

The First Book that Considers Roberto Bolaño’s Writing in the Context of Queer Theory

The Poetics of Plants in Spanish American Literature

The Poetics of Plants in Spanish American Literature

The First Thorough Examination of the Enduring Significance of Plants in Spanish American Literature and Culture

Defiant Geographies

Defiant Geographies

Race and Urban Space in 1920s Rio de Janeiro
Defiant Geographies examines the destruction of a poor community in the center of Rio de Janeiro to make way for Brazil’s first international mega-event. As the country celebrated the centenary of its independence, its postabolition whitening ideology took on material form in the urban development project that staged Latin ...
Unwanted Witnesses

Unwanted Witnesses

Journalists and Conflict in Contemporary Latin America

Latin American Journalists Who Endure Grave Danger to Witness and Report Their Truth

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