NCLAFF Conversations: Keynote Lecture by Sophia A. McClennen
Sophia A. McClennen, Professor of International Affairs and Comparative Literature at Penn State University will deliver a keynote lecture: "Latin American Film in the Era of Globalization" for the web-seminar Latin American and Caribbean Film in the Era of Neoliberalism (1985-2020).
Dr. McClennen is professor of international affairs and comparative literature and the founding director of Penn State's Center for Global Studies, a Title VI FLAS Center, and has ties to the departments of Spanish and Women's Studies. She has published eleven books and has two in process. Her most recent monograph is Globalization and Latin American Cinema: Toward a New Critical Paradigm (Palgrave 2018). Sophia is a Duke PhD (1995) who worked closely with the Latin American Film Festival while a student at Duke.