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Dr Geoffrey Maguire

Dr Geoffrey Maguire

Early Career Research Fellow in Spanish


Early Career Research Fellow in Spanish
Teaching Associate in Latin American Studies
Director of Studies
Supervisor of Studies

Spanish & Portuguese
Murray Edwards College


Geoffrey Maguire specialises in contemporary Latin American and European cinemas, with particular interests in cultural memory, queer representation, documentary film and theories of cinematic time. He is the author of The Politics of Postmemory: Violence and Victimhood in Contemporary Argentine Culture  (2017) and, with Rachel Randall, New Visions of Adolescence in Contemporary Latin American Cinema (2018). His current research project explores the representation of queer sexualities in world film through theories of cinematic embodiment and affect, and is entitled Bodies of Water: Queer Trends in Contemporary World Cinema.

Geoffrey teaches and lectures broadly on undergraduate papers for the Section of Spanish and Portuguese, as well as on the MPhil course for the Centre of Latin American Studies. He also supervises Year Abroad Projects, Optional Dissertations, MPhil essays and theses on a broad range of topics in Latin American film and visual arts. 

Teaching interests
Hispanic film, literature and visual art; film theory; gender and queer theory; cultural memory; documentary cinema. 

Research interests

Latin American film; queer studies; cinematic affect and embodiment; cinematic time; childhood and adolescence; postmemory and cultural memory.

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