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Scholarly Interest Report
         
Luis Duno-Gottberg
Associate Professor
Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies
 
e-mail:Luis.Duno-Gottberg@rice.edu
 
Primary Department
   Department of Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American Studies
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Websites
 www.luisdunogottberg.com
 www.luisdunogottberg.com
 
Research Areas
 Culture, Violence and Politics, Race and Ethnicity, Latin American Cinema.
 
Teaching Areas
 Caribbean Literature and Culture, Latin American Film, Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Latin American Literature and Culture, Literary and Cultural Theory, Race and Ethnicity.
 
Selected Publications
 Refereed articles
 

Luis Duno-Gottberg "Geografías del miedo en el cine venezolano contemporáneo: Soy un delincuente (1976) y Secuestro Express (2005)." Revista Ensayos. Historia y teoría del arte. Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, 2011.." 

 
 

Luis Duno-Gottberg, "El relato de las ruinas: Enrique Bernardo Núñez y su imaginario contracolonial caribeño." Entre las “ruinas” y la descolonización. Reflexiones desde la literatura del Gran Caribe. TINKUY. Université de Montréal, No. 13, junio 2010.

 
 

Luis Duno-Gottberg, “Narrating  from  the  Ruins:  Cubagua  and  La  Galera  de  Tiberio  by  Enrique Bernardo Núñez”, Journal of Caribbean Literatures. 6.2. University of Central Arkansas, 2010.

 
 

Luis Duno-Gottberg, “Social Images of Anti-Apocalypse: Bikers and the Representation of Popular Politics in Venezuela”, A Contracorriente, Vol. 6, No. 2. Winter 2009. 144-172.

 
 

Luis Duno-Gottberg "Social Images of Anti-Apocalypse: Bikers and the Representation of Popular Politics in Venezuela." A Contracorriente, 6 (2009) : 144-172.

 
 Articles
 

Luis Duno-Gottberg "Geographies of Fear in Venezuelan Cinema: Soy un delincuente (1976) and Secuestro Express (2005)." Submitted

 
 Books
 

La humanidad como mercancía. La esclavitud moderna en América. Centro Rómulo Gallegos, Caracas (2014).

 

 
 

Luis Duno-Gottberg "Solventar las diferencias: La ideología del mestizaje en Cuba. Frankfurt-Madrid: Vervuert – Iberoamericana, 2003. ." 

 
 Editor of books
 

La Politica Encarnada. Biopolítica y Cultura en la Venezuela Bolivariana, Editorial Equinoccio, Universidad Simón Bolívar; Ediciones CELARG, Caracas 

 
 

La Politica Encarnada. Biopolítica y Cultura en la Venezuela Bolivariana, Editorial Equinoccio, Universidad Simón Bolívar; Ediciones CELARG, Caracas 

 
 

Submerged. Sumergido. Alternative Cuban Cinema

 
 

Luis Duno-Gottberg and Michael Horwell "Submerged. Submerged. Alternative Cuban Cinema. With Michael Horswell. Houston: Literal Publishing, 2013. Annotated Catalog with critical essays.." 

 
 

Haiti and the Americas. Raphael Dalleo, Carla Calargé, Luis Duno-Gottberg, Editors. University Press of Mississippi: Jackson, 2013. 

 
 

Duno-Gottberg, Luis. "Miradas al margen. Cine y Subalternidad en America Latina." Miradas al margen. Cine y Subalternidad en Am¿rica Latina (2009) In Press

 
 Book chapters
 

Luis Duno-Gottberg "The Color of Mobs: Racial Politics, Ethnopopulism and Representation in Venezuela in the Chávez Era”, Participation and Public Sphere in Venezuela’s Bolivarian Democracy. David Smilde and Daniel Hellinger (eds.). Durham: Duke University Press, 2011." 

 
 

The Color of Mobs: Racial Politics, Ethnopopulism and Representation in Venezuela in the Chavez Era, Participation and Public Sphere in Venezuelas Bolivarian Democracy. David Smilde and Daniel Hellinger (eds.). Durham: Duke University Press

 
 Book reviews
 

Luis Duno-Gottberg "Canibalia: Canibalismo, Calibanismo Antropofagia Cultural y Consumo en América Latina, by Carlos A. Jáuregui. A Contracorriente, Vol 9, No 1 (2011) ." 

 
 

Luis Duno-Gottberg "Fradinger, Moira. Binding Violence: Literary Visions of Political Origins. Stanford, Calif: Stanford University Press, 2010. Política Común (Journal of Contemporary Thought in a Political Register). Submitted 2011." Submitted

 
 Other
 

Estela, A Spanish translation of Haiti's first novel.

 

 
 

Stella. Translation by Adriana Umaña; Introduction by Luis Duno-Gottberg and Adriana Umaña. Markus Wiener Publishers, New Jersey

 
 

Luis Duno-Gottberg, “Transculturation and Literature”, Oxford Bibliographies Online. Oxford University Press, 2011.

 
 

Luis Duno-Gottberg, “19th Century Haitian Literature”, Oxford Bibliographies Online, Oxford University Press, 2011.

 
Presentations
 Conference Committee Member
 

"Symposium organizer: “La política encarnada. Prácticas Culturales y políticas del cuerpo en la Venezuela Bolivariana”. Centro Rómulo Gallegos, Caracas, Venezuela. June 03, 2011.

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Symposium co-organizer: Dis/Locating Culture. Narratives and Epistemologies of Displacement. 9-10 December 2011, Rice University. With the participation of Chadwick Allen, Ohio State University; Réda Bensmaïa, Brown University; Susan Buck-Morss, Cornell University; Silvia Rivera Cusicanqui, Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, La Paz, Bolivia; Michael Dash, New York University; Lydie Moudileno, University of Pennsylvania; Mary Louise Pratt, New York University; Mireille Rosello, University of Amsterdam; Nelson Maldonado-Torres, University of California at Berkeley. 

 

 
 

Symposium: “Haiti and the Americas: Histories, Cultures, Imaginations”, Florida Atlantic University / Rice University; October 21th – 22, Boca Raton, FL, 2010.

 
 Conference Paper
 

“Ferozz or the Politics of 'Bad Taste' in Cuba's Underground Cinema”“, Discourses of Peripheral Sexualities in Hispanic Studies, FAU, April 18 - 19, 2014.

 
 Invited Papers
 

“Panem et circus: Performing. Radical Politics”, Radical Americas Conference, Januray 18-29, 2013. University College London, England.

 
 

"Presenter: “Reflections on the Latin American Western Cinema”, Western American Literature Conference, Missoula, Montana, October 06, 2011.."

 
 

"Presenter: “Retornando a Cubagua: colonia, neocolonialismo y nuevas lecturas”, Centro Rómulo Gallegos, Caracas, Venezuela. May 26, 2011.

 

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""Ethno-populism Compared"." Afro-Latino and Afro-Caribbean Diaspora Literature and Culture: Gender, Race, and Class, Texas Southern University. (November 13-15, 2008)

 
 Invited Talks
 

“Lumpen sovereeighty and Fobic Imaginaries in Bolivarian Venezuela”, Centro Rómulo Gallegos, June 06, 2013. Conference Presentation. 

 
 

“Televising Politics and the Politics of Television in Contemporary Venezuela. Excerpts from Hugo Chavez’s Aló Presidente and PBS’s Frontline: The Hugo Chávez Show”. Comments and discussion led by Luis Duno-Gottberg. Duke University, April 13-18, 2013

 
 

“Heroes or Hacks? Media Cultures, Politics, and Democracy in Latin America”, Discussant for the panel “Media Clashes: Community Media and the Private Press in Chávez’s Venezuela”; Duke University, April 13-18, 2013. 

 
 

"Forum Discussion. “Cubagua. The Movie”, Centro Rómulo Gallegos, Caracas, Venezuela. May 27, 2011.

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"Roundtable: "Latin America and Western American Studies", Western American Literature Conference, Missoula, Montana, October 07, 2011.

 

 

 


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Mob Politics, Dangerous People. Non-Traditional Social Movements and
Representation in Contemporary Venezuela”.
Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese
UCLA, May 03 2010

 
 

“Mirada y exclusión en el primer cine Venezolano”, 2° Encuentro de investigadores de cine, Observatorio Latinoamericano de  Historia y Teoría del Cine, Facultad de Artes, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, October 25th, 2010.

 
 

Contemporary Cuban Cinema. Invited Talk. Lee College Library, Tx. Presentation and discussion of of "Suite Havana" 

 

 
 

"Geopraphies of Fear: New Venezuelan Cinema, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico." (October 08, 2009.)

 
 

""Cultura de la frontera"." Tecnol¿gico de Monterrey, Divisi¿n de Humanidades y C¿tedra Alfonso Reyes, Tecnol¿gico de Monterrey, M¿xico. (October 7 and 8, 2008)

 
 

"Mob Politics: Reconsidering Non-Traditional Social Movements in Contemporary Venezuela." University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh. (April 2, 2009)

 
 Keynote Speaker
 

“Circus and Affect”, Universidad Simón Bolívar, Caracas, Venezuela.  July 03, 2013. Conference Presentation. 

 
 

“Word and Image”, with Puerto Rican Writer Eduardo Lalo. Centro Rómulo Gallegos Library  July  31st,  2013. Public talk.

 

 
 Lectures
 

“Unrully Bodies. Radical Politics in Venezuela,” Princeton University,

 
 Other
 

"Film Festival: “Submerged/Sumergido. Alternative Cuban Film Festival.” Organizer and pannelist. An 18 movie selection screened at FAU, Tulane University, Rice University, and  Princeton University.."

 
 

Discussant, Surrealism and the Americas Conference Program, Rice University, Nov. 4-6, 2010.

 
 

"Gazing at Bolivar’s Body: The Culture and Politics of the Body in Contemporary Venezuela. Rice University." (Organizer and Session Chair)

 
 

"Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Conference." The Recovery Project, University of Houston, Rice University,, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Houston. (November 14-15, 2008)

 
 Panelist
 

"“Sumergido/Submerged. New Cuban Cinema,” Princeton University, March 25,  2014. Panel presentation and round table.."

 
 

" “Magic Lumpen: The State and New Political Subjects in Contemporary Venezuela”,  Saturday 21st.  Seventh International Conference on Global Studies, Shanghai University, June 19-21st 2014.." (June 19-21st 2014. )

 
 

“Lumpen and Sovereignty,” Venezuelan Section of the Latin American Studies Association, Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Caracas,  Venezuela, 2013. Conference Presentation. 

 
 

Panelist “The Magic of Lumpen. The State Capturing Machine and New Political Subjects”. LASA Sponsored panel in honor of Fernando Coronil. LASA 2013, May 29-June 01, Washington DC.

 
 

Discussant for the panel entitled “Cine y Estado en Venezuela” and the panel entitled “State Interventions, Community Engagement and Audiovisual Representations of a New Social Contract”. LASA 2013, May 29-June 01, Washington DC.

 
 

Reconsidering Non-Traditional Social Movements in Contemporary Venezuela”, Panel: “Latin America’s Left: Cultural Turns in a Time of Economic Crisis”, Latin American Studies Assocition Conference (LASA), Toronto, October 6-9th, 2010.

 
 

Discussant, Panel: “Participation and Representation in Bolivarian Venezuela”, Latin American Studies Assocition Conference (LASA), Toronto, October 6-9th, 2010.

 

 
 

Proyecciones hispano-americanas de la Guerra Civil Española: Notas sobre un diálogo de cinematografías a través del Atlántico; Festival y seminario en torno al cine sobre la Guerra Civil Española, Rice University

 
 

" “Imaginarios fóbicos en la Venezuela Bolivariana,” Latin American Studies Association, Rio de Janeiro." (June 2009)

 
 

""Haiti: Past, Present and Future A Panel Discussion"." (02/25/2010)

 
 

"“Colonial Scholarship and the Present Moment” In: The Current State of Empire Studies Symposium, University of Houston.." (April 17-18, 2009)

 
 

"Mirada y exclusion en el primer cine sonoro venezolano." 58th Annual Conference of the Midwest Association of Latin American Studies, San Juan, Puerto Rico. (November 20-22, 2008)

 
 Posters
 

"“Geographies of Fear. New Venezuelan Cinema,” Geographical Imaginaries and Hispanic Film, Tulane University, New Orleans." (November 4th, 2009 )

 
 Session Chair
 

"“Imaginaries of Popular Mobilization and Reaction: Roads to/from Bolivarian Venezuela.” Latin American Studies Association, Rio de Janeiro, ." (June 2009)

 
 Workshops
 

“US and Latin America”, Centro Penitenciario Yare 1, Estado Miranda, Venezuela. Conversation with inmates, Junly 30th, 2013. Public talk.

 
 

"Gente peligrosa. Movimientos sociales y representación en Venezuela", Centro Rómulo Gallegos, Caracas, June 25th, 2010, 

 
Editorial Positions
 Associate Editor, Con los ojos en la mano” Iberoamericana Vervuert Verlag. Iberoamericana Vervuert Verlag. (2013 - 2015)

 Member of the Editorial Board, Revista Estudios. Universidad Simón Bolivar. (2013 - 2015)

 Member of the Editorial Board, Cincinnati Romance Review. University of Cincinati . (2013 - 2015)

 Member of the Editorial Board, Revista Estudios. Universidad Simón Bolívar, Venezuela. (2010 - 2015)

 Other, Mass Communication and Society Journal. Routledge. (2009 - 2009)

 Member of the Editorial Board, Revista Estudios. Universidad Simon Bolivar. (2009 - 2009)

 Other, Revista Núcleo. Universidad Central de Venezuela, Venezuela. (2013 - 2015)

 Other, Hispanic American Historical Review. University of Pittsburgh. (2009 - 2009)

 Other, University of South Florida Press. University of South Florida. (2009 - 2009)

 Member of the Editorial Board, Revista Nucleo. Universidad Central de Venezuela. (2009 - 2009)

Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
 “Prize for Best paper in the Humanities”, Venezuelan Studies Section, Latin American Studies Association, Venezuelan Studies Section (October 2010)

Positions Held
 Jury Member, Centro Rómulo Gallegos. (2013 - 2013)

 LASA Prize in Venezuelan Studies 2013, LASA Prize . (2013 - 2013)