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 Carolina Rocha



Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin

M.A. University of Texas at Austin

Research Areas

Representation of women in Latin American film, Latin America female directors, gendered migration in Latin American film,

Latin American Women’s writers, River Plate Masculinities.

Publications - Monographs, Journal Articles, Book Chapters

Masculinities in Contemporary Argentine Popular Films. New York: Palgrave, 2012.

Representing History, Class, and Gender in Latin America and Spain: Children and Adolescents in Film. Carolina Rocha & Georgia Seminet. (eds.) New York: Palgrave, 2012.

“Girls on the Screen: Gender in Contemporary Argentine Cinema” in Debbie Olson (ed.) The Child in World Cinema. Maryland: Lexington Books, 2018. 3-17.

“From Childhood to Adulthood: María Llena eres de gracia and La sirga” in Geoffrey Maguire & Rachel Randall (eds.) New Visions of Adolescence in Contemporary Latin America Cinema. New York: Palgrave, 2018. 203-223.

La masculinidad letrada en Un lugar en el mundo y Martín (Hache)” in José J. Maristany and Jorge Peralta (eds.) Cuerpos minados. Masculinidades en Argentina. Editorial: Universidad Nacional de la Plata, 2017. 221-242.

“Mujeres judías en el cine contemporáneo” in Bernhard Chappuzeau & Christian Von Tschilske (eds.) Cine argentino contemporáneo: visiones y discursos Frankfurt am Main/Madrid: Veuvert Iberoamericana, 2016. 243-262.

Middle-Class Masculinities in Juan José Campanella’s El hijo de la novia and Luna de Avellaneda” in Carolina Rocha (ed.) Modern Argentine Masculinities. Bristol: Intellect, 2013. 191-205.

“The Other Latinas” Hispanic Journal (2020) forthcoming.

“Colombian Children in War Films: Operación E and Alias MaríaBulletin of Hispanic Studies 96.5 (2019): 553-567.

A Hero’s Challenged Masculinity: Darín in La señal” (2007) Tesserae, Journal of Iberian and Latin American Studies 22 (2016): 139-150.

El secreto de sus ojos: an Argentine Male Melodrama” New Cinemas Journal: Studies in Contemporary Film 12.1+2 (2014): 1-13.

“Documenting Otherness: Jewish-Latin American Female Filmmakers” Jewish Film & New Media, 2.1 (2014): 47–63.

“Men on the Move: Historias mínimas and Lugares comunes” Bulletin of Spanish Studies 90.3 (2013): 375-389.

“Letrados’ Masculinities in Un lugar en el mundo and Martín (Hache)” Bulletin of Hispanic Studies. 89.2 (2012): 166-173.

“Post-Menem Argentina and Systemic Violence in Claudia Piñeyro’s Las viudas de los juevesArizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies 15 (2011): 123-128.

“Gender and Class Since the 1990s” in Santiago Oyarzabal and Michael Piggot (eds.) World Film Locations: Buenos Aires. Bristol: Intellect, 2014. 68-69.


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