Here is a sampling of my academic writings including articles, book chapters, and book excerpts grouped by research area (Film and media studies, neoliberalism, human rights, Latin American and inter-american studies, comparative literature and comparative cultural studies, and higher education).

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Contents

FILM AND MEDIA STUDIES

“Where is Latin American Culture? From the Location of Culture to the Ethics of Culture”

“From the Aesthetics of Hunger to the Cosmetics of Hunger in Brazilian Cinema”

“Politics and Privatization in Peruvian Cinema: Grupo Chaski’s Aesthetics of Survival”

“Beyond Death and the Maiden: Ariel Dorfman’s Media Criticism and Journalism”

“The Theory and Practice of the Peruvian Grupo Chaski”

“(De)Signing Women: Mexican Women Directors and Feminist Film.”

“Chilex: The Economy of Transnational Media Culture.”

NEOLIBERALISM

(with Di Leo, Giroux, and Saltman) “Twelve Theses on Education’s Future in the Age of Neoliberalism and Terrorism (book excerpt)”

“Neoliberalism as Terrorism; Or State of Disaster Exceptionalism”

“Life in the Red Zone; Or the Geographies of Neoliberalism.”

“Young People Are no Longer The Risk: they Are the Risk’: Henry Giroux’s Youth in a Suspect Society”

“What’s Left for Latin American Cultural Studies”

“Neoliberalism and the Crisis of Intellectual Engagement”

“Countering the Assault on Higher Education.”

HUMAN RIGHTS

“Ideas of the Decade: Human Rights.”

“Remediation”

“Teaching the Kite Runner at Penn State”

“Neoliberalism as Terrorism; Or State of Disaster Exceptionalism”

(With Jeffrey Di Leo) “Postscript on Violence”

“Reading Afghanistan post 9/11.”

“From the Aesthetics of Hunger to the Cosmetics of Hunger in Brazilian Cinema”

“Torture and Truth in Ariel Dorfman’s Death and the Maiden”

(With Joseph R. Slaughter). “Introducing Human Rights and Literary Forms; Or, The Vehicles and Vocabularies of Human Rights”

“The Humanities, Human Rights, and the Comparative Imagination”

(With Henry James Morello). “Introduction: Representing Humanity in an Age of Terror.”

“Poetry and Torture.”

LATIN AMERICAN AND INTERAMERICAN STUDIES

“Where is Latin American Culture? From the Location of Culture to the Ethics of Culture”

(With Brantley Nicholson). “The Generation of ’72: Latin America’s Forced Global Citizens”

“From the Aesthetics of Hunger to the Cosmetics of Hunger in Brazilian Cinema”

“What’s Left for Latin American Cultural Studies?”

“Identity as a Political Project in the Americas.”

“Politics and Privatization in Peruvian Cinema: Grupo Chaski’s Aesthetics of Survival”

“Beyond Death and the Maiden: Ariel Dorfman’s Media Criticism and Journalism”

“Torture and Truth in Ariel Dorfman’s Death and the Maiden”

“The Theory and Practice of the Peruvian Grupo Chaski”

“E Pluribus Unum/ Ex Uno Plura: Legislating and Deregulating American Studies post 9/11”

“Area Studies Beyond Ontology: Notes on Latin American Studies, American Studies, and Inter-American Studies”

“Inter-American Studies or Imperial American Studies?”

”The Diasporic Subject in Ariel Dorfman’s Heading South, Looking North.”

“Exilic Perspectives on ‘Alien Nations.’”

“Poetry and Torture.”

“Comparative Literature and Latin American Studies: From Disarticulation to Dialogue.”

(With Earl E. Fitz.) “An Introduction to Comparative Cultural Studies and Latin America”

“Así fue: Anti-colonial Narrative in Alejo Carpentier’s Concierto barroco and Reinaldo Arenas’s El mundo alucinante.”

“After Civilization: The Theory and Practice of Introducing Latin American Culture”

“(De)Signing Women: Mexican Women Directors and Feminist Film.”

“Cultural Politics, Rhetoric, and the Essay: A Comparison of Emerson and Rodó.”

“Chilex: The Economy of Transnational Media Culture.”

“Life in the Red Zone; Or the Geographies of Neoliberalism.”

COMPARATIVE LITERATURE AND COMPARATIVE CULTURAL STUDIES

“Ideas of the Decade: Human Rights.”

“Remediation”

“Where is Latin American Culture? From the Location of Culture to the Ethics of Culture”

(With Jeffrey Di Leo) “Postscript on Violence”

(With Joseph R. Slaughter). “Introducing Human Rights and Literary Forms; Or, The Vehicles and Vocabularies of Human Rights”

“The Humanities, Human Rights, and the Comparative Imagination”

(With Henry James Morello). “Introduction: Representing Humanity in an Age of Terror.”

“Area Studies Beyond Ontology: Notes on Latin American Studies, American Studies, and Inter-American Studies”

“Inter-American Studies or Imperial American Studies?”

“Exilic Perspectives on ‘Alien Nations.”

“Comparative Literature and Latin American Studies: From Disarticulation to Dialogue.”

(With Earl E. Fitz.) “An Introduction to Comparative Cultural Studies and Latin America”

HIGHER EDUCATION

(with Di Leo, Giroux, and Saltman) “Twelve Theses on Education’s Future in the Age of Neoliberalism and Terrorism (book excerpt)”

“Teaching the Kite Runner at Penn State”

“Young People Are no Longer The Risk: they Are the Risk’: Henry Giroux’s Youth in a Suspect Society”

“Neoliberalism and the Crisis of Intellectual Engagement”

“E Pluribus Unum/ Ex Uno Plura: Legislating and Deregulating American Studies post 9/11”

“Countering the Assault on Higher Education.”

“The Geopolitical War on U.S. Higher Education.”

“After Civilization: The Theory and Practice of Introducing Latin American Culture”