Gustavo Furtado

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Associate Professor of Romance Studies and Art, Art History & Visual Studies - Duke University

Humanities Lab Course Development Fellowship

Gustavo Furtado’s research and teaching interests include media, space and territoriality; film and media theory; questions of modernity and modernism in the Global South; Latin American literature and cinema; travel writing; documentary film studies; indigeneity and indigenous film and video. He is currently working on several projects including a book-length manuscript provisionally titled Mapping the Amazonian Moving Image: Media, Territoriality, and the Senses. Furtado is a director of the Amazon Lab at the Franklin Humanities Institute.

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