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Gabriela Copertari's areas of specialization are film, literature, cultural studies, and gender studies in contemporary Latin America. She obtained her “licenciatura” in Literature from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and her Ph.D. in Spanish (Literature and Cultural Studies) from Georgetown University. Her book Desintegración y justicia en el cine argentino contemporáneo (Tamesis, 2009) analyzes a series of contemporary Argentine films and their representation of the social experience of loss and national disintegration prompted by Argentina’s economic policies in the 1990s. Her articles on Latin American literature, and on Argentine cinema have appeared in journals such as Latin American Literary Review, MLN, and Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies.
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