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I am currently on research leave until December 2018.

I was Director of the BA Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies Programme (2015-16) and Director of the MA/MRes Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies Programme (2007-10).

My areas of teaching include: postcolonial histories of photography and film; cross-cultural histories of collecting; alternative urban modernities; cultural geography; tropicality; history of travel and visual technologies; digital humanities.

I teach on the following degree programmes:

Courses I have taught include:

  • BA The Urban Experience in Brazil
  • BA Space, Culture and Society in Brazil
  • BA Introduction to Luso-Brazilian Cultures (team taught)
  • BA Studying the Hispanic, Luso-Brazilian and Native American Worlds (team taught)
  • BA Understanding Culture (team taught)
  • MA Creative Encounters: European Visions of Brazil
  • MA Early Cinema & Modernity in Brazil
  • MA Photography and the Brazilian Image-World
  • MA Theory 1: Cultural History/Visual Culture (team taught)
  • MA Theory 2: Cultural Critique (team taught)
  • MA Research Skills (team taught)
  • MA Museum Studies: Core Course (team taught)
  • MA Cultural and Critical Studies: Core Course (team taught)