Dierdra Reber

  • Assistant Professor
  • Hispanic Studies
1135 Patterson Office Tower
(859) 257-1569
Research Interests:
Education:

PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Selected Publications: 

Book

Coming to Our Senses: Affect and an Order of Things for Global Culture (Columbia University Press, February 2016)

 

Articles

“Money, Love, and Flow in Twenty-First-Century Latin American Film: Understanding Affective Epistemological Capture as the Cultural Black Matter of Neoliberal Immanence”  (Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies 20.1, 2016; 203-16).

“Reading for Affect, from Literature and Film to Facebook and #Occupy: Why an Epistemological Lens Matters in the Criticism of Capitalist Cultural Politics.” “The Latin American Issue,” eds. Eugenio Di Stefano and Emilio Sauri. nonsite 13 (October 2014).

“False Parity and the Politics of Amnesia.” Co-authored with Joshua Lund. Exile, Intellectuals, and the Memory Wars. Hispanic Issues On Line Debates 5 (Fall 2012): 42–55.

“Headless Capitalism: Affect as Free-Market Episteme.” differences 23.1 (Spring 2012): 66-100.

“Love as Politics: Amores perros and the Emotional Aesthetics of Neoliberalism.” Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies 19.3 (December 2010): 279-98.

“Visual Storytelling: Cinematic Ekphrasis in Latin American Novels of Globalization.” Novel: A Forum on Fiction 43.1 (Spring 2010): 65-71.

“Cure for the Capitalist Headache: Affect and Fantastic Consumption in César Aira’s Argentine ‘Baghdad.’” MLN 122.2 (March 2007): 371-99.

Lumpérica: el ars teorica de Diamela Eltit.” Revista Iberoamericana 71 (April-June 2005): 449-70.

 

Book Chapters

“Macondo to McOndo: Tracing the Ideal of Latin American Literary Community from Magical Realism to Magical Neoliberalism.” Teaching the Latin American Boom (MLA Options for Teaching). Ed. Alejandro Herrero-Olaizola and Lucille Kerr. New York: Modern Language Association, 2015. 97-107.

“La afectividad epistémica: el sentimiento como conocimiento en El secreto de sus ojos y La mujer sin cabeza.” Trans. Sergio Gutiérrez Negrón. In El lenguaje de las emociones. Afecto y cultura en América Latina. Ed. Mabel Moraña and Ignacio Sánchez Prado. Madrid; Frankfurt: Iberoamericana; Verveurt, 2012. 93-105.

“Antonio José Ponte: crítica e inmolación revolucionarias.” In La vigilia cubana. Sobre Antonio José Ponte. Ed. Teresa Basile. Rosario, Argentina: Beatriz Viterbo, 2008. 109-19.

 

Book Reviews

Matthew Bush, Pragmatic Passions: Melodrama and Latin American Social Narrative (Madrid; Frankfurt am Main, Iberoamericana Verveurt, 2014). Revista de Estudios Hispánicos 50.3 (October 2016): 738-41.

Marta Hernández Salván. Mínima Cuba: Heretical Poetics and Power in Post-Soviet Cuba. (Albany, NY: State U of New York P, 2015). Delaware Review of Latin American Studies 16.2 (2015).

Ana Serra, The “New Man” in Cuba: Culture and Identity in the Revolution (Gainesville, FL: UP of Florida, 2007). Latin American Literary Review 36-72 (July-December 2008): 137-40.

Jennifer L. French, Nature, Neo-Colonialism, and the Spanish American Regional Writers (Hanover: Dartmouth, 2005). The Americas 63.3 (January 2007): 462-63.

 

Radio

“A Perpetual Now: On Capitalism, Thought, and the Triumph of Feeling” (Interview about Coming to Our Senses). This Is Hell! WNUR, Evanston, IL. 27 Feb. 2016.

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