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Research Interests for Esther L. Gabara

Research Interests:

Modern and Contemporary Latin America relationship between literature and visual culture, photography

Representative Publications
  1. Gabara, E, Errant Modernism: The Ethos of Photography in Mexico and Brazil, A John Hope Franklin Center Book (November, 2008), Duke University Press [ref=sr_1_1]
  2. Gabara, EL, Fighting It Out: Being Naco in the Global Lucha Libre, Mexico Issue, Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts., vol. 26 (2010), pp. 277-300, The Wolfsonian-Florida International University [html]
  3. Gabara, EL, Perspectives on Scale: From the Atomic to the Universal, in Art and Globalization, edited by Elkins, J; Kim, AS; Valiavicharska, Z (2010), pp. 200-204, Penn State Press [html]
  4. Gabara, EL, Cannon and camera - Photography and colonialism in the Américas, English Language Notes, vol. 44 no. 2 (Fall/Winter, 2006), pp. 45-64 [pdfviewer]
  5. Gabara, EL, Modernist Ethics: Really Engaging Popular Culture in Mexico and Brazil, in The Ethics of Latin American Literary Criticism: Reading Otherwise, edited by Zivin, EG (2007), pp. 63-104, Palgrave Macmillan [ref=sr_1_1]
  6. Gabara, EL, Recycled Photographs: Moving Still Images of Mexico City, 1950/2000, in Double Exposure: Photography and Literature in Latin America, edited by Schwartz, M; Tierney-Tello, MB (2006), pp. 139-172, Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press [ref=sr_1_1]
  7. Gabara, E, Facing Brazil: The problem of portraiture and a modernist sublime, New Centennial Review, vol. 4 no. 2 (January, 2004), pp. 33-76, Johns Hopkins University Press (Special issue entitled “Phosphorescent Memory: Visual Culture in the Americas”.) [html], [doi]
  8. Gabara, EL, La ciudad loca: An Epistemological Plan, Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies, vol. 9 no. 2 (2000), pp. 119-35
  9. Folgarait, L, Seeing Mexico Photographed: The Work of Horne, Casasola, Modotti, and Álvarez Bravo, Caa.reviews (online), College Arts Association (Winter, 2010) [repository]

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