Centre of Latin American Studies

Cultural Studies Section

Filming the Megalopolis in Mexican Film: Bibliography and Reading

In preparation for this seminar it would be useful to read:

Castells, Manuel, “The Space of Flows”. The Rise of the Network Society, Vol. 1: The Information Age: Economy, Society, Culture. Oxford: Blackwell, 1996. 376–428.

Martín Barbero, Jesús, “De la ciudad mediada a la ciudad virtual”. Al sur de la modernidad: comunicación, globalización y multiculturalidad. Nuevo Siglo. Pittsburgh: Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana, 2001. 125-39. See also: www.latin-american.cam.ac.uk/culture/camonly/city_cinema_reading/.


For further bibliography, see the bibliography in the following:


Kantaris, Geoffrey. “Cinema and Urbanías: Translocal Identities in Contemporary Mexican Film”. Bulletin of Latin American Research 25.4 (October 2006). 517-27. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1470-9856.2006.209_4.x