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Interview with Jorge Ruffinelli: "On Latin American Literature and Cinema"

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Interview with Jorge Ruffinelli: "On Latin American Literature and Cinema"

Sep 19, 2013

Please be sure to check out an interview with DLCL's Jorge Ruffinelli, "On Latin American Literature and Cinema." Read the full interview here.

Jorge Ruffinelli is Department Director and Professor of Iberian and Latin American Cultures at Stanford University. Before coming to Stanford, Professor Ruffinelli taught at the school of Letters of the Universidad Veracruzana in Mexico, and he collaborated in all the major cultural journals and newspapers in Latin America. In Mexico, he founded and directed the literary journal “Texto crítico” for twelve years. In the United States, Dr. Ruffinelli is a member of various international editorial boards, and has directed the journal “Nuevo texto crítico” since 1987. Since the 1990s, his research has focused on Latin American cinema. He is completing the first “Encyclopedia of Latin American Cinema,” for which he has written around two thousand articles about feature films from and about Latin America. A native of Montevideo, Uruguay, Professor Ruffinelli lives and works in Stanford, California.