This volume explores the ways films made by Latin American directors and/or co-produced in Latin American countries have employed the road movie genre to address the reconfiguration of the geographical, sociopolitical, economic, and cultural landscape of Latin America.
Ver nica Garibotto is Assistant Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Kansas, USA. Her book Crisis y reemergencia examines the crisis of the nineteenth century as a discursive formation after the 1990s. Her articles have appeared in Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies, Revista Iberoamericana, Revista de Estudios Hisp nicos, and Studies in Hispanic Cinemas.
Jorge P rez is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Kansas, USA. He is the author of Cultural Roundabouts, a study of Spanish road movies and novels, and has published articles in ALEC, Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies, Espa a Contempor nea, Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies, Revista de Estudios Hisp nicos, and Studies in Hispanic Cinemas.