University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Romance Languages and Linguistics

Faculty - Ignacio López-Vicuña


Ignacio López-Vicuña, Associate Professor of Spanish

  • Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh
  • C.V.
Area of expertise

Contemporary Latin American literature and cultural studies; Urban studies; Queer theory; Latin American film.

Contact Information
Email: Ignacio López-Vicuña
Office: 517A Waterman

Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 2:30-3:30; or by appointment

Ignacio López-Vicuña joined the department in 2005. His areas of expertise include contemporary Latin American literature and cultural studies, representations of urban space, queer theory, and Latin American film. López-Vicuña earned his B.A. in English literature at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in Santiago. He obtained an M.A. in comparative literature at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and a Ph.D. in Hispanic literature and cultural studies at the University of Pittsburgh.

López-Vicuña has written scholarly articles on Southern Cone authors and filmmakers such as Néstor Perlongher, Roberto Bolaño, Edgardo Cozarinsky, and Raúl Ruiz. His work has appeared in journals such as Latin American Research Review, Studies in Hispanic Cinemas, and Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies.