Assistant Professor and Associate Dept Chair, World Languages & Cultures
World Languages and Cultures
- Author of Border Texts: Writing Fiction from Northern Mexico (San Diego University Press, 2007) and The Impact of Social Change upon Peruvian Literature (1970-1990) (Edwin Mellen, 1998), Vilanova has devoted her research to Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies, in particular the Andean region and the Mexican-US border. Her main interests are the impact of migration on cultural production and narratives of violence and poverty. She has mainly worked with literary texts and cinema. After completing her PhD at the University of Liverpool, UK (1993), Vilanova lived and worked in several Latin American countries for over fifteen years. She has also taught in Europe. She is currently working on a third book about the representation of indigenous peoples on Latin American cinema. Originally from Barcelona, Núria Vilanova joined American University in 2009.
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- SPAN-210 Latin Amer: Hist, Art, Lit