Steven Marsh

Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies

Education
PhD Hispanic Cultural Studies. 2002. University of London

Major Interests
Hispanic film, cultural theory, urban studies and Spanish politics.

Selected Publications

Books

  • Popular Spanish Film Under Franco: Comedy and the Weakening of the State. Palgrave: 2006.
  • Gender and Spanish Cinema. Berg 2004, co-editor (with Dr Parvati Nair).

Articles

  • 'The Haptic in Hindsight: Neighborhood Cinema-Going in Post-War Spain’, Studies in Hispanic Cinemas 2.2, 2006.
  • 'Villar del Río Revisited: The Chronotope of Berlanga’s ¡Bienvenido Mister Marshall!’, Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, 81.1, 2004.
  • 'City, Costumbrismo and Stereotypes: Populist Discourse and Popular Culture  in Edgar Neville’s El crimen de la Calle de Bordadores (1946)’, Studies in Hispanic Cinemas 1.1, 2004.
  • 'Tracks, Traces and Commonplaces: Fernando León de Aranoa’s Barrio (1998) and the Layered Landscape of Everyday Life in Contemporary Madrid, New Cinemas 1.3, 2003.
  • 'The PuebloTravestied in Fernán Gómez’s El extraño viaje (1964)’, Hispanic Research Journal, 4.2, June 2003.
  • 'Interrogations of Justice: The Case of Baltasar Garzón,’ The Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies, 3.1, 2002. [Review article]
  • 'Enemies of the Patria: Fools, Cranks and Tricksters in the Film Comedies of Jerónimo Mihura,’ Tesserae: Journal of Iberian and Latin American Studies 5.1, 1999.
  • 'Missing a Beat: Sycopated Rhythms and Subterranean Subjects in the Spectral Economy of Pedro Almodóvar’s Volver’ in All About Almodóvar: A Passion for Cinemaed. Brad Epps and Despina Kakoudaki. University of Minnesota Press, 2009 (Forthcoming).
  • 'Doubles contraintes : dissonnance, désir et dissidence dans le cinéma d'Eloy de la Iglesia’ in La Memoire du Cinéma Espagnol ed. Pietsie Feenstra. Cinemaction, 2008 (Forthcoming).  
  • Three entries on La ley de deseo (Almodóvar, 1987), El verdugo (Berlanga,1963) and Viridiana (Buñuel, 1961) inThe Black Book: 1000 Key Moments inCinema, ed. Chris Fujiwara. Cassell Illustrated, 2007.
  • 'Movement, Monuments and Masculinities: The City of Madrid in Almodóvar’s Carne trémula (1997)’ in Gender and Spanish Cinema, ed. Steven Marsh and Parvati Nair. Berg, 2004.
  • 'Populism, The National-Popular and the Politics of Luis García Berlanga,’ in Spanish Popular Cinemas, ed. Antonio Lázaro Rebollo and Andrew Willis. Manchester University Press, 2004.
  • 'Insinuating Spaces: Memories of a Madrid Neighbourhood during the Spanish Transition’, in Political Transition: Politics and Culture, ed. Paul Gready. Pluto Press, 2003.
  • 'Tácticas y prácticas del subalterno en la comedia cinematográfica española de los años cuarenta,’ in La herida de las sombras: El cine español de los años cuarenta, Cuadernos de la Academia, 2001.
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Contact Information

Office: 1709 UH, MC 315
Phone: 312-996-5845
Fax: 312-413-1044
Email: marshws@uic.edu