Faculty - Ignacio López-Vicuña
Ignacio López-Vicuña, Associate Professor of Spanish
- Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh
Area of expertise
Contemporary Latin American literature and cultural studies; Urban studies; Queer theory; Latin American film.
Contact InformationEmail: 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.