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The new projetcs I'm involved are: The Sinister Gaze of the World: The Films of Arturo Ripstein. Edited with Manuel GutiƩrrez and Isis Sadek. To ...

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I am Associate Professor in the Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies at Rice University. My research and teaching interests focus 19 th., 20 th, and 21st. Century Caribbean Culture, with emphasis on Race and Ethnicity, Politics, Violence and Visual Culture. My current book project, Dangerous People: Hegemony, Representation and Culture in Contemporary …