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Volume 30 (2012)

Studies in Latin American Popular Culture
Stamps of South American Antarctica, the South Atlantic Islands, and Popular Culture
Jack Child
Capturing the Bronze Power on the Silver Screen: An Epic Journey in Twenty Minutes
Irfan Cenk Yay
Aterciopelados’ Musical Testimony: Bearing Witness to Colombia’s Traumas
Henry Morello
Mexican or Chilean: Mexican Ranchera Music and Nationalism in Chile
Jedrek Putta Mularski
El extraño caso del Dr. Nesse: ambigüedad y desestabilización del espacio urbano de Rio de Janeiro en Perseguido (2003), de Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza
Natalia Jacovkis
Illegal Immigration through the Eyes of a Child: Patricia Riggen’s La misma luna
Caryn C. Connelly
Perverse Fascinations and Atrocious Acts: An Approach to The Secret in Their Eyes by Juan José Campanella
Hugo Hortiguera
La Comay: An Examination of the Puerto Rican Comadre as a Feminist Icon, Patriarchal Stereotype, and Television Tabloid Host
Melissa Camacho
Is It Just about Love?: Filin and Politics in Prerevolutionary Cuba
Cary Aileen García Yero
Japanese Perceptions of Argentine Tango: Cultural and Gender Differences
Etsuko Toyoda
Montecristo: Telenovela y derechos humanos
Martín Sueldo


Desarrollando una óptica queer: coloquio con David William Foster
W. Daniel Holcombe
Feminicide and the Disintegration of the Family Fabric in Ciudad Juárez: An Interview with Lourdes Portillo
Alice Driver
Narrar la violencia. Entrevista a Jorge Franco
Raúl Rodríguez Freire

Book Reviews and Review Essays

Bringing Aztlán to Mexican Chicago: My Life, My Work, My Art by José Gamaliel González
Reviewed by Don Cellini
Alejandro González Iñárritu by Celestino Deleyto and María del Mar Azcona
Reviewed by Gerardo Cummings
Latin American Politics and Development Eds. Howard J. Wiarda and Harvey F. Kline
Reviewed by Martín Camps
Drug War Zone: Frontline Dispatches from the Streets of El Paso and Juárez by Howard Campbell
Reviewed by Aldona Bialowas Pobutsky
Screening Cuba: Film Criticism as Political Performance during the Cold War by Héctor Amaya
Reviewed by Traci Roberts-Camps
Puerto Rican Citizen: History and Political Identity in Twentieth-Century New York City by Lorrin Thomas
Reviewed by Víctor Figueroa