Duke the Program In Literature

    Laura Jaramillo
  • Laura Jaramillo

  • Literature
  • 101 Friedl Building
  • Phone: (917) 602-7382
  • Other

    Negar Mottahedeh (Chair), Anne F. Garréta (Literature and Romance Studies), Markos Hadjioannou (Literature and Arts of the Moving Image), Richard Rosa (Romance Studies)
  • Specialties

    • Film Theory & History
    • Spanish
    • Latin American Studies
    • Critical Theory
  • Research Summary

    Film Studies, Media Theory, Religious Studies, Latin American and Iberian Studies
  • Research Description

    My research currently focuses on the intersection between technology and magic in the films of Spanish inventor and mystic Jose Val del Omar and Chilean cineaste Alejandro Jodorowsky during the transition to neoliberalism in the late 1960's.
  • Areas of Interest

    experimental film
    photography
    cult and exploitation cinema
    poetry
    aesthetics
    modernism
    film haptics and tactility
    counter-culture
    media theory
    historical avant-gardes
    affect and the body
    exile, immigration, alterity
    Latin American and Iberian Studies
  • Education

      • MA,
      • Poetry,
      • Temple University
      • BA,
      • Literature,
      • Bard College
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