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 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. Furtado, GP, Documentary Filmmaking in Contemporary Brazil: Cinematic Archives of the Present (January, 2019), pp. 280 pages, Oxford University Press, USA, ISBN 0190867043  [abs]
  2. Furtado, G, A Living Cinema: Notes on Eduardo Coutinho (1933-2014), Panoramas (October, 2016)
  3. Furtado, GP, 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 (January, 2016), pp. 115-131, Palgrave Macmillan US, ISBN 9781137495228 [doi]
  4. Furtado, GP, Remembering objects in the essay film: Andrés di Tella as heir, archaeologist and collector, New Cinemas: Journal of Contemporary Film, vol. 13 no. 2 (September, 2015), pp. 123-138, Intellect [doi]
  5. G.P. Furtado, A Living Cinema: Notes on Eduardo Coutinho, Panoramas, University of Pittsburgh (February 25, 2014), ISSN online journal (available at