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Languages and Cultures

Iliana Pagán-Teitelbaum

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Languages and Cultures

Address:
224 Mitchell Hall
West Chester, PA 19383


Phone: 610-436-2700
Fax: 610-436-3048


Dr. Mahmoud Amer
Acting Chair July 2016-June 2017

Iliana Pagán-Teitelbaum

Iliana Pagán-Teitelbaum

  • Assistant Professor of Languages
  • Ph.D., Harvard University
  • M.A., Harvard University
  • B.A., University of Puerto Rico

Research Interests

  • Ethics and Aesthetics of Violence and Inequality
  • Contemporary Latin American Film and Literature
  • Cinema Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Caribbean Studies
  • Community Media

Classes Taught

  • ESP 309 Latin America on Film
  • SPA 456/556 Narratives of Exclusion in Latin American Cinema
  • SPA 456/556 Adaptation: From Literature to Film
  • SPA 456/556 Latin American Short Story
  • SPA 101 Beginner Spanish I
  • SPA 102 Beginner Spanish II
  • SPA 201 Intermediate Spanish I
  • YES 301 Seminar in Youth-led Media and Inquiry

Recent Publications

Book Chapters

  • "Distorsión en los Andes: violencia cultural y exclusión en el cine contemporáneo." Cine andino: estudios y testimonios. Ed. Julio Noriega and Javier Julián Morales Mena. Galesburg, IL and Lima: Knox College P-UNMSM-Pakarina Ediciones, 2015.
  • "Depiction or Erasure? Violence and Trauma in Contemporary Peruvian Film." Interrogating Trauma: Collective Suffering in Global Arts and Media. Ed. Mick Broderick and Antonio Traverso. London: Routledge, 2011. 161-177.

Journal Articles

  • “Espejo eurocéntrico: por una estética de la equidad en el discurso audiovisual sobre la mujer indígena y la tecnología.” Ojo que piensa. Revista de cine iberoamericano 14 (2017).
  • "Desestabilizar la violencia: exclusión y resistencia narrativa en Brasil y República Dominicana" Abehache 7: 2 (2014): 178-191.
  • "Sueños malditos: diáspora y globalización violentas en la narrativa dominicana" Sargasso: A Journal of Caribbean Literature, Language, and Culture. Special Issue: Agency and Intervention in Caribbean Contexts. I & II (2013-2014).
  • "Neofavela filmada: violencia y resistencia en la ciudad partida de Cidade de Deus" Badebec: Revista del Centro de Estudios de Teoría y Crítica Literaria 4 (Mar. 2013): 116-146.
  • "Glamour in the Andes: Indigenous Women in Peruvian Cinema" Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies Journal 7.1 (Mar. 2012): 71-93.
  • "Depiction or Erasure? Violence and Trauma in Contemporary Peruvian Film" Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies24.1 (Feb. 2010): 159-175.
  • "El glamour en los Andes: la representación de la mujer indígena migrante en el cine peruano" Revista Chilena de Antropología Visual 12.2 (2008): 1-30; revised version reprinted in Crónicas Urbanas 14 (2009): 159-174.
  • "Arsenales de odio: violencia invisible en 'O Cobrador' de Rubem Fonseca" El hablador 4 (2004): 76-81.

Global Hispanic Film Festival at WCU

  • Founding director.
  • The Global Hispanic Film Festival at WCU presents contemporary films about the realities of the Hispanic world in Latin America, Spain, North Africa & Latinos/as in the US every Fall during Hispanic Heritage Month. Free and open to the public! All films are subtitled. #cineWCU
  • In collaboration with Dr. Megan Saltzman, the Department of Languages and Cultures, and University Forum for Diversity Initiatives. Made possible with the support of Pragda, The Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports of Spain, and SPAIN arts & culture.
  • For more information: https://www.facebook.com/cinewcu

 

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