MemberBridget V. Franco

…Cineglos »
Cineglos es un glosario audiovisual de terminología cinematográfica diseñado para estudiantes y profesores del cine en español.

Cinegogia »
Cinegogía is an open-access website devoted to the teaching and study of Latin American cinemas. This collaborative project is comprised of syllabi, film guides, course materials, a film database and links to other resources….

MemberDara Goldman

Dara E. Goldman is an Associate Professor of Spanish, specializing in contemporary Caribbean and Latin American literatures and cultures, gender and sexualities studies and cultural studies. She is the author of Out of Bounds: Islands and the Demarcation of Identity in the Hispanic Caribbean (Bucknell Univ. Press, 2008) and has also published numerous articles on how Caribbean identities are represented in contemporary literature and film. Professor Goldman has served as Director of the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies/Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies and also holds appointments as Affiliate Faculty in several camps units, including the Program in Comparative and World Literatures, Center for Global Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, the Program in Jewish Culture and Society, Latina/Latino Studies, the Unit for Criticism and Interpretative Theory, and Women & Gender in a Global Perspective.

MemberNanci Buiza

Nanci Buiza is Associate Professor at Swarthmore College. She received her Ph.D. in Hispanic Studies from Emory University. Her research and teaching focus on contemporary Mexican and Central American literature, culture, and cinema. She teaches courses on peace and conflict in Central America; state oppression, violence, and human rights in Mexico; migration along the Central America-Mexico-U.S. corridor; and the impact of neoliberalism in both Mexico and Central America. Her publications and courses approach these topics from the perspectives of trauma, memory, ethics, aesthetics, and affect theory. She has published peer-reviewed articles in the Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies, Revista de Estudios Hispánicos, A Contracorriente, Istmo: Revista virtual de estudios literarios y culturales centroamericanos, Iberoamericana, Hispanic Research Journal, and Hispanófila. She has articles forthcoming in Iowa Literaria, Revista de Estudios Hispánicos, and Teaching Central American Literature in a Global Context (MLA, Options for Teaching Series). She is currently writing a book on postwar Central American literature and is editing a volume on the cultural representations of Central American migrants crossing through Mexico.   If you have any questions about accessing her articles, please email her:

Membercynthia tompkins

… Indigenous peoples in Argentine Cinema. State University of New York Press, 2018. Includes 60 B & W images, 357 pp. Sole author. Hardcoveer.
Five Months in the Argentine: From a Woman’s Point of View 1918- to 1919. By Katherine Dreier. Trans. Cynthia Margarita Tompkins. Santiago, Chile: Cuarto Propio, 2016.
Tompkins, Cynthia Margarita. Experimental Latin American Cinema: History and Aesthetics. Austin: U of Texas P, 2013. Includes 74 B & W images. 306 pp. Sole author.
Tompkins, Cynthia Margarita. Latin American Postmodernisms: Women Writers and Experimentation. Gainesville: UP of Florida, 2006. 226 pp. Sole author.
Teen Life in Latin America and the Caribbean. Tompkins, Cynthia M. and Kristen Sternberg, eds. Connecticut: Greenwood, 2004.
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