• Bio: Ryan Pinchot is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. He holds a BA and an MA from Cleveland State University’s Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, as well as a BA from Miami University (Ohio) in Speech Communication. Ryan also works as a Senior Educator at the Hispanic Society Museum and Library in New York City.
  • Research Interests: Ryan’s research concerns cinematic representations of rural territories in Colombia, the ecologies implicated therein, and Indigenous groups that steward said territories. His work touches on issues of environmental humanities, decoloniality, social movements, film studies, and Indigenous media studies. Ryan’s dissertation will focus on moving image produced in and about the Colombian Amazon from 1980 through the present.
  • Publications:

    “The Word, the Thing, and the People of the Center: Toward a Cinema of Amazonian Assemblage.” Studies in Spanish and Latin American Cinemas (forthcoming spring 2023).

    La inteligencia de las plantas en escena: Estado vegetal de Manuela Infante” [Plant Intelligence on Stage: 'Vegetative State' by Manuela Infante"]. Romance Notes, UNC Romance Studies Publications, vol. 62 no. 3, 2022, p. 431-441.

    Book Review: Decolonizing Diasporas: Radical Mappings of Afro-Atlantic Literature by Yomaira C. Figueroa-Vásquez.Spanish and Portuguese Review, vol. 7, fall 2021, pp. 139-141.

    “Calle 13 and Ana Tijoux’s Joyous Rebellion: Modeling Transnational Protest through Lyric and Song.” Latin American Music Review, vol. 41 no. 2, 2020, pp. 196-225.




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