Dr. Ignacio Sanchez

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Ignacio M. Sánchez Prado (PhD University of Pittsburgh) is an Associate Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies. His areas of research are Mexican literary, film and cultural studies; Latin American intellectual history, neoliberal culture and the uses of canon theory and world literature theory in Latin American studies. He is the author of El canon y sus formas: La reinvención de Harold Bloom y sus lecturas hispanoamericanas (2002), Poesía para nada (2005), Naciones intelectuales. Las fundaciones de la modernidad literaria mexicana, 1917-1959 (2009, winner of the LASA Mexico 2010 Book Award), and Intermitencias americanista: estudios y ensayos escogidos, 2004-2010 (2012). His most recent book, Screening Neoliberalism. Mexican Cinema 1988-2012, was published by Vanderbilt University Press in 2014.

Prof. Sánchez Prado’s teaching in Romance Languages and Literatures is focused on 20th- and 21st-century Mexican literature, film and culture, as well as Latin American critical thought and literary theory. In addition, for the Latin American Studies Program, he teaches Survey of Latin American Cultures, Seminar on Urban Cultures in Latin America and other classes on cultural studies. Currently, he serves as Latin American Review Editor for the Revista de Estudios Hispánicos and as Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Latin American Studies Program.