Centre of Latin American Studies

Cultural Studies Section

Urban violence in Colombian and Brazilian Film

Suggested reading:

Balibar, Étienne, “Violence, Ideality, and Cruelty”, in Politics and the Other Scene, (London 2002), pp.129-145*

De Certeau, Michel, “Walking in the City” and “Spatial Practices”, in The Practice of Everyday Life (London: 1984), pp. 91-110; 115-130

Kantaris, Geoffrey, “Periferias de la globalización: la disfasia temporal en La vendedora de rosas de Víctor Gaviria”. Revista objeto visual [Caracas] 9 (julio 2003), pp. 70-81 [in CLAS library LA.75]

Lefebvre, Henri, “Social space”, in The Production of Space (Oxford: 2001), pp. 68-168) [read as much as you can]

Martín-Barbero, Jesús, “De los medios a los miedos”, in Susana Rotker ed., Ciudadanías del miedo (Caracas: 2000), pp. 29-35*

Agarrando pueblo: los vampiros de la pobreza (short film by Carlos Mayolo and Luis Ospina, 1977 – available at CLAS)

Sontag, Susan, Regarding the pain of Others (London: 2003).

Taussig, Michael, “Why the Nervous System?”, in The Nervous System (NY: 1992), pp. 1-10*

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