Luis Duno-Gottberg

Luis Duno-Gottberg (ld4@rice.edu) is Associate Professor of Caribbean and Film Studies and Chair of the Department of Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American Studies. His work is concerned with race, ethnicity, politics, and violence in modern Caribbean culture, and he is currently finishing a book on Dangerous People: Hegemony, Representation and Culture in Contemporary Venezuela. He is the author of La humanidad como mercancía: La esclavitud moderna en América (Centro Rómulo Gallegos, 2014), Solventar las diferencias: La ideología del mestizaje en Cuba (Vervuert-Iberoamericana, 2003) and Albert Camus. Naturaleza: Patria y Exilio (Imprenta Universitaria, Universidad Central de Venezuela, 1994). Additionally, he has edited volumes such as La Política Encarnada: Biopolítica y Cultura en la Venezuela Bolivariana (forthcoming 2015), Submerged/Sumergid: Alternative Cuban Cinema (2013), Haiti and the Americas (2013), Miradas al margen: Cine y Subalternidad en América Latina (2008), Imagen y Subalternidad: El Cine de Víctor Gaviria (2003) and Cultura e identidad racial en América Latina: Revista de Estudios Culturales e Investigaciones Literarias (2002).