Dr. Leslie Marsh
Ph.D., University of Michigan (2008)
Dr. Marsh's Online Portfolio
Research and Teaching Interests:
- Film Studies, Hispanic and Lusophone Cinemas
- Comparative Approaches to Latin American Studies, Latin American Popular Culture
- Transnational Flows and Globalization
- Violence, Citizenship, Democracy and Human Rights in Latin America
- Feminist Approaches to Media and Film Studies
- Twentieth and Twenty-first Century Latin American Hispanic and Lusophone Literature
- Leslie L. Marsh, Brazilian Women’s Filmmaking: From Dictatorship to Democracy. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2012. - click here
- “Rebranding Brazil: Visual Cultures Creating Community”. (In progress).
- “Representing the Middle Class in Hispanic and Lusophone Cinemas and Television.” (In progress).
Chapters and Articles:
- Marsh, Leslie L., “Taking Initiatives: Brazilian Women’s Film-making Before and After the Retomada.” In New Trends in Brazilian and Argentine Cinema. Eds., Cacilda Rêgo and Carolina Rocha, 257-270. London: Intellect, 2010.
- Benamou, Catherine L. and Leslie L. Marsh, “Women Filmmakers and Citizenship in Brazil, From Bossa Nova to the Retomada.” In Hispanic and Lusophone Women Filmmakers: Critical Discourses and Cinematic Practices. Eds. Julian Daniel Albilla and Parvati Nair, 54-71. Manchester: University of Manchester Press, 2012.
- Marsh, Leslie L., “Memory, Youth and Regimes of Violence in Recent Hispanic and Lusophone Cinema.” In Beyond Tordesillas: Critical Essays in Comparative Luso-Hispanic Studies. Eds. Richard Gordon and Robert Newcomb. (in press)
- Marsh, Leslie L., “Another Good Neighbor?: Hollywood’s (Re)embracing of Brazil in Rio (2011) and Fast Five (2011).” Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos. (in press).