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Dr. Fernando Reati

Professor

Ph.D., Washington University

Contemporary Latin American narrative; literature and politics in Latin America; monuments, memorials and the representation of trauma in Argentina.

He is the author of Nombrar lo innombrable: Violencia politica y novela argentina, 1975-1985 (1992), and Postales del porvenir: La literatura de anticipación en la Argentina neoliberal, 1985-1999 (2006). With Mario Villani, he wrote Desparecido. Memorias de un cautiverio (Club Atlético, el Banco, el Olimpo, Pozo de Quilmes y ESMA) (2011). He is the editor of Autos, barcos, trenes y aviones. Medios de transporte, modernidad y lenguajes artísticos en América Latina (2011); and the co-editor of Memoria colectiva y politicas de olvido: Argentina y Uruguay, 1970-1990 (1997), and De centros y periferias en la literatura de Cordoba (2001). His articles on literature, film, theater, trauma and memory have appeared in journals and books in the United States, Argentina, Chile, Italy, Ecuador, Venezuela, Mexico, Spain, and Germany.  He is presently Co-director of the GSU Center for Human Rights and Democracy, and he is co-directing a Study Abroad program on Human Rights in Argentina.