Carolina Rocha

Position: Associate Professor of Spanish
Institution: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Illinois, USA
Geographical areas: Transnational, South America

Research areas: Film studies and contemporary Southern Cone popular culture

Profile

Relevant Publications

Edited Volumes:

Screening Minors in Latin America Film. Maryland: Lexington Books, 2014.

Representing History, Class, and Gender in Latin America and Spain: Children and Adolescents in Film. Carolina Rocha & Georgia Seminet. (eds.) New York: Palgrave, 2012.

Guest editor of Studies in Hispanic Cinemas 8:2 (2011) “Children and Adolescents in Spanish and Spanish American Cinema” with essays by Jorge Pérez, Verónica Garibotto, Margaret Frohlich, Georgia Seminet and Eric Thau.

Book Chapters

“Can Children in Film Speak? Children’s Subjectivity in Mutum (2007) and O contador de histórias (2009)” in Carolina Rocha and Georgia Seminet (eds.) Screening Minors in Latin American Cinema. Maryland: Lexington Books, 2014: 3-19.

Children’s Views of State-Sponsored Violence in Latin America: Machuca and The Year my Parents Went on Vacation” in Carolina Rocha & Georgia Seminet (eds.) Representing History, Class, and Gender in Latin America and Spain: Children and Adolescents in Film. New York: Palgrave, 2012. 83-100.

Refereed articles:

“Can Children in Film Speak? Children’s Subjectivity in Mutum (2007) and O contador de histórias (2009)” Luso-Brazilian Review 51.2 (2014): 1-16.

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