Rape in Art Cinema (edited collection) (Continuum Books, forthcoming)

Chapters in Books

"The "Reality" of Birth on Canadian Television: Birth stories, Birth days." in Mothering and Popular Culture. Ed. Elizabeth Podnieks. McGill-Queens UP. (Forthcoming)

"Silences: Victor Erice's Use of Sound." An Open Window: The Cinema of Victor Erice, edited by Linda Ehrlich. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2007 (2000). 324-329.

"What the Centre Cannot Hold: The Defiant Deviances of El Día de la besta" in Defiant Deviance. Eds. C. Santos and A Spahr. New York: Peter Lang, 2005.


"Buñuel: The Sound Gag, The Persona." Canadian Journal of Film Studies. (Under editorial review)

"A Truly Polyphonic Cinema: Lucrecia Martel." Jumpcut. (Forthcoming)

"The Ghost of the Second Floor: Roy Anderson and César Vallejo" Literature/Film Quarterly. (Forthcoming)

"Reconsidering Matricide in Spanish Cinema of the Transition: Furtivos [Poachers]" Studies in Hispanic Cinemas. (Forthcoming)

"Monstrous Ambiguities: Víctor Erice's El espíritu de la colmena" Anales de literatura española contemporánea. 27:1. Winter 2007.

"A Second Listen: Meanings of Silence in Adolfo Aristarain's Tiempo de Revancha." Studies in Hispanic Cinemas. 3:1 (2007). 3-14. link

"Sounds like Horror: Alejandro Amenábar's Thesis on Audio-Visual Violecne" Canadian Journal of Film Studies. 15:2 Fall 2006. 81-95.

"Esta desgarrada incógnita: Monster Theory and Hijos de la ira." Atenea. XXIV: 2 Dec. 2004, 73-90.

"Reflections on Pablo Neruda's Last Poems." Revista canadiense de estudios hispánicos. 20.2 (1996) 327-340.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

"Buñuel's Use of Sound in El ángel exterminador and Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie." Buñuel, siglo XXI. Eds. I. Santaolalla etal. Zaragosa: Prensas universitarias de Zaragosa, 2004. 461-465.

"El poeta disfrazado de sí mismo: máscaras, monstruos y el yo poético en Dámaso Alonso” Monstruosidad y transgresión en la cultura hispánica. Eds. Jesús Pérez Magallón y Ricardo de la Fuente Ballesteros, Valladolid: Universitas Castellae, 2003. 269-278.

"Blinding Women: Buñuel, Feminism and the Representation of Rape." The Transcultural Imaginary of Luis Buñuel. Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2003. 189-197.


"Luis Buñuel." Great Directors of Cinema. Senses of Cinema Issue 35 April-June 2005.

Selected Papers and Invited Talks

"The Sight and Sound Gag in Luis Buñuel: Designs of an Auteur Persona" Paper to be presented at the Society of Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Philadelphia, March 6-8, 2008.

"Daniel Burman and the New Argentine Cinema." Guest speaker. Reeltalk. Toronto International Film Festival Group. December 3, 2006.

"Obstetric Myths and Realities in Life's Birth Stories." Paper presented at the "Motherlode" Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Motherhood. Toronto, October 28th, 2006.

"Buñuel and the Gag" Guest speaker opening the Buñuel retrospective at the National Library of Canada, Ottawa (Embassy of Spain/Canadian Film Institute) July 9th, 2006.

"My Mother, My Monster: The Beauty of Belated Abjection." Paper presented at the 3rd Biennial Image and Imagery Conference on Literature and the Arts. Brock University. Oct. 15, 2004

"Hispanic Cinemas and the Transatlantic Space." Paper presented at the 2003 Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Film Studies Association of Canada (FSAC/ACEC) Conference, May 30, 2003.

"Youth Culture in Recent Spanish Cinema." Paper presented at the International Symposium on Spain in the XXI century (España en el siglo XXI. Literatura, arte y cultura) Columbus, Ohio, November 4, 2000.

"Gayer than Paree: Madrid, Subculture and Gender Roles in Antonio Giménez Mic's Vestida de azul." Paper presented at the XXXIV Congress of the Learned Societies, Canadian Association of Hispanists, Ottawa, May 29, 1998.