Gustavo P. Furtado, Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor

Gustavo P. Furtado
Office Location:  07 Language Center, Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  919-660-3120
Email Address: send me a message

Teaching (Fall 2018):

Teaching (Spring 2019):


Ph.D.Cornell University2012

Film, Media and Visual Studies
Spanish and Latin-American Studies
Modernity and Modernism
Comparative Studies: Translation, Travel Narratives, Trans-Culturality
Globalization, Postmodernity, Contemporaneity


Recent Publications

  1. G.P. Furtado, A Living Cinema: Notes on Eduardo Coutinho, Panoramas, University of Pittsburgh (February 25, 2014), ISSN online journal (available at
  2. G.P. Furtado, Where are the "People?": The Politics of the Virtual and the Ordinary in Contemporary Brazilian Documentaries, in Latin American Documentary Film in the New Millennium, edited by Michael Lazzara and Lupe Arenillas (Forthcoming), Palgrave Press
  3. Furtado, GP, The Borders of Sense: Revisiting "Iracema, uma transa amazĂ´nica, Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies, vol. 22 no. 4 (2013), pp. 399-415, ISSN 1356-9325  [abs]