Blasini, Gilberto

Associate Professor and Director of Film Studies
Director of Film Studies

Education

PhD, Critical Studies in Film and Television, UCLA
MA, Critical Studies in Film and Television, UCLA
BA, English, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras

Courses Taught

English 111: Introduction to Film, TV, and the Internet (online)
English 192: First Year Seminar—Identity and U.S. Popular Culture
English 291: Introduction to TV Studies (online)
English 312: Topics in Film Studies—U.S. Cinema, 1967 – 1980
English 312: Topics in Film Studies—U.S. Cinema, 1980 – present
English 316: World Cinema—Latina and Latin American Women Filmmakers
English 316: World Cinema—Latin American Cinema
English 316: World Cinema—Caribbean Cinema
English 320: Studies in Film Authorship—Authorship and New Hollywood
English 320: Studies in Film Authorship—Mexican and Cuban Filmmakers
English 380: Film and Society—Film and Identity in Post-1980 U.S. Cinema
English 383: Cinema and Genre—Road Movies
English 383: Cinema and Genre—Horror Cinema, 1960 – 1985
English 391: Television Criticism and Theory
English 394: Theories of Mass Culture—Latino/Latin American Popular Culture
English 877: Seminar in Film Theory—Colonial and Postcolonial Cinemas
English 877: Seminar in Film Theory—U.S. Cinema, 1967 – 1980
FilmStd 412: Global Cinemas—Global Auteurs
FilmStd 412: Global Cinemas—Global Road Movies
FilmStd 590: Capstone Research Seminar in Contemporary Film Theory
FilmStd 669: Screening Sexuality—Queer Cinema

Research and Teaching Interests

Latin American and Caribbean Cinemas
Post-1967 US Cinema
Third Cinemas
Horror Cinema
Queer Cinema
Global Road Movies
Television Theory and Criticism
Puerto Rican Performance Art and Contemporary Dance

Selected Publications

Blasini, G. M. (2018, August). The Queer Mexican Cinema of Julián Hernández. Global Cinema Networks, 214 - 227. New Brunswick, Camden, and Newark, New Jersey, and London: Rutgers University Press.
Blasini, G. M. (2016, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). Recorriendo las Américas: Cars, Roads, and Latin American Cinema. Garabotto, V., & Pérez, J. (Eds.). The Latin American Road Movie, 97 - 120. Palgrave MacMillan.
Blasini, G. M. (2013, August). Cine de una noche de verano (pos-1975). Coss, M., Lugo, R., Cintrón, J., Minet, C., & Muñiz, B. (Eds.). School of Communication, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras.
Blasini, G. M. (2013, May). Una graduación de otro color. Angleró, M. R., Lugo, R., Cruz, G., Minet, C., & Coss, L. F. (Eds.). School of Communications, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras.
Blasini, G. M. (2013, March). Cartografías del terror fílmico latinoamericano. Angleró, M. R., Lugo, R., Cruz, G., Minet, C., & Coss, L. F. (Eds.). School of Communication, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras.
Blasini, G. M. (2013, March). NO, la alegría ya viene. Angleró, M. R., Lugo, R., Cruz, G., Minet, C., & Coss, L. F. (Eds.). School of Communication, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras.
Blasini, G. M. (2013, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). Soltería recalcitrante. Angleró, M. R., Lugo, R., Cruz, G., Minet, C., & Coss, L. F. (Eds.). School of Communication, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras.
Blasini, G. M. (2013, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Proyectando responsabilidades. Coss, M., Lugo, R., Cintrón, J., Minet, C., & Muñiz, B. (Eds.). School of Communication, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras.
Blasini, G. M. (2012, February). Releyendo a Fanon. Fernando Coss, L., Rodríguez Saavedra, D., Guadalupe Pérez, H., Rodríguez Cotto, S., Coss, M., & Roche Morales, M. (Eds.). School of Communication, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras.
Blasini, G. M. (2011, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). 'Biutiful' o las encrucijadas de lo emotivo y lo político. Fernando Coss, L., Rodríguez Saavedra, D., Guadalupe Pérez, H., Rodríguez Cotto, S., Coss, M., & Roche Morales, M. (Eds.). School of Communication, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras.
Blasini, G. M. (2009, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Caribbean Cinematic Créolité. Martin, M. T. (Ed.). Black Camera: An International Film Journal, Indiana University Press, 1(1), 70 - 90.
Blasini, G. M. (2008, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Brincando el Charco: Hybridizing Puerto Ricanness. Caribbean Studies, Institute of Caribbean Studies, 36(1), 196 - 200.