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Laura Podalsky

Laura Podalsky is an Associate Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at The Ohio State University. She has published essays on a wide variety of topics, including Mexican youth films and classic melodrama, pre-revolutionary Cuban cinema, and Brazilian filmmaker Ana Carolina, in journals such as Framework, Screen, Cinemais (Brazil), and Archivos de la Filmoteca (Spain).  She is the author of Specular City: Transforming Culture, Consumption, and Space in Buenos Aires, 1955-1973 (2004), a study of film and urban culture in post-Peronist Argentina.


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The Politics of Affect and Emotion in Contemporary Latin American Cinema
Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, and Mexico

Palgrave Macmillan
This book explores the role of emotion and affect in recent Latin American cinemas (1990s-2000s) in the context of larger public debates about past traumas and...
Laura Podalsky

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