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Gynocine: Teoría de género, filmología y praxis cinematográfica

Gynocine: Teoría de género, filmología y praxis cinematográfica | The UMass Amherst Spanish & Portuguese Program Newsletter | Scoop.it

Barbara Zecchi publishes the edited book _Gynocine: teoría de género, filmología y práxis cinematográfica_ for the collection Sagardiana, Estudios feminista of Publicaciones Universidad Zaragoza (2013). The book collects articles by different scholars on Spanish women filmmakers's production (i. e. "gynocine", according to Zecchi's neologism). Barbara Zecchi contributes to the volume with the introduction (Qué es "gynocine") and an article on Women's Comedy.

The volume is divided into four parts. Part I (Los debates) focuses on central topics of Feminist Film Theory, such as Feminist Criticism, Visual Pleasure, Female Authorship and the Ethics of Esthetics, with articles by Carmen Peña Ardid, Susan Martin-Márquez, Silvia Guillamón-Carrasco and Reyes Lázaro.

Part II is on Film Practice, with contributions by film director Inés París and scriptwriter Alicia Luna. Part III is on the Gender of Genre, with articles by Jorge Pérez on the road movie, Barbara Zecchi on the comedy,  Darío  Sánchez-González on the documentary, Eva París Huesca on the thriller and Mario Santana on the western. Finally, Part IV (Las temáticas) completes the volume with contributions on diverse topics such as historical memory  (Sara J. Brenneis), women in jail (Ana Corbalán); women and terrorism (Carmen Arranz), domestic violence (Linda Gould Levine), the family (Maribel Rams) and femenine poetics (Jesús Fariña Busto).  

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REVISITING THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR

REVISITING THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR | The UMass Amherst Spanish & Portuguese Program Newsletter | Scoop.it

 

“Historians Behaving Badly: The Perpetual Polemics about the Spanish Civil War”

 

Contemporary debates among Spanish historians and intellectuals about how to appropriate, interpret, remember and memorialize the Spanish Civil War (1936-39).  In English

 

Sebastiaan Faber is Professor of Hispanic Studies and Chair of Latin American Studies at Oberlin College, Director of the Oberlin Center for Languages and Cultures, and Chair of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives.

He is a leading expert on representations of the Spanish Civil War and intellectual debates concerning historical memory in Spain. His books include Contra el Olvido: El Exilio Español en Estados Unidos (2009) (ed.); Anglo-American Hispanists and the Spanish Civil War: Hispanophilia, Commitment and Discipline (2008); Exile and Cultural Hegemony: Spanish Intellectuals in Mexico (1939-1975) (2002).

 Professor Faber's complete C.V and a number of his articles are available at http://www.oberlin.edu/faculty/sfaber/CV.pdf

 

April 4 at 6:00

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University of Massachusetts, Amherst 

 

Sponsored by Smith College’s Lecture Fund and Programa de Estudios Hispanicos in Cordoba, Spain (PRESHCO), and the University of Massachusetts’ Spanish and Portuguese Department and Social Thought and Political Economy (STPEC) Program.

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