Jack Draper

Position: Associate Professor of Portuguese
Institution: University of Missouri
Geographical area: South America

Research areas: Film Studies, Brazilian literature and Cultural Studies, Emotion Studies, Brazilian popular culture and music, Latin American Cultural Studies

Relevant Publications

Draper, Jack, ‘The Advent of Child-Centric Perspectives in Brazil’s Urban-Realist Cinema: Building on Feminist Representations of Outlaw Emotions in Drama and Documentary,’ in Screening Youth: Minors in Latin American Cinema, ed. by Georgia Seminet  and Carolina Rocha (Lanham: Lexington Books, 2014), pp. 163-177.


– ‘Cinematic Portrayals of Teen Girls in Brazil’s Urban Peripheries: Realist and Subjectivist Approaches to Adolescent Dreams and Fantasy in Sonhos Roubados and Nina,’ in Representing History, Class and Gender in Spain and Latin America: Children and Adolescents in Film, ed. by Georgia Seminet and Carolina Rocha (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), pp. 205-221

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