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Gilberto Blasini

Associate Professor
 (414) 229-4540
 Curtin Hall 487

Degrees:

PhD, Critical Studies in Film and Television, University of California, Los Angeles
MA, Critical Studies in Film and Television, University of California, Los Angeles
BA, English Literature, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras

Research Interests:

Road Movies (particularly in the U.S. and Latin America)
Caribbean Cinema
Post-1980 U.S. Television
Contemporary Puerto Rican Dance and Performance Art
Latin American/Latino Popular Cultures

Teaching Interests:

Latin American and Caribbean Cinemas
Post-1967 U.S. Cinema (Road Movies, Horror Films)
Contemporary Film Theory
Global Auteurs
Queer Cinema
Television Theory and Criticism

Other Relevant Activities:

Director, Film Studies Program
Faculty Advisory Committee, UWM Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)
Faculty member of the LGBT Studies Advisory Council
Moderator (with Patrice Petro) of the Milwaukee Chapter of The Cinema Club
Monthly columnist for 80 grados, a Puerto Rican Online Cultural Journal of Ideas, Articles and Interviews

Recent Publications:

Blasini, Gilberto M. “Proyectando responsabilidades.” 80 grados School of Communication, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, (2013).
Blasini, Gilberto M. “Una graduación de otro color.” 80 grados School of Communications, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, (2013).
Blasini, Gilberto M. “Releyendo a Fanon.” 80 grados School of Communication, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, (2012).
Blasini, Gilberto M. “’Biutiful’ o las encrucijadas de lo emotivo y lo político.” 80 grados School of Communication, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, (2011).
Blasini, Gilberto M. “Caribbean Cinematic Créolité.” Black Camera: An International Film Journal, Indiana University Press 1.1 (2009): 70 – 90.
Blasini, Gilberto M. “Brincando el Charco: Hybridizing Puerto Ricanness.” Caribbean Studies, Institute of Caribbean Studies 36.1 (2008): 196 – 200.