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Dr. Michelle Leigh Farrell

Associate Professor of Modern Languages
o: Canisius Hall Rm 217
p: x3058


Articles and Chapters in Books:

Farrell, Michelle Leigh. "Narrating Precariousness in Cuba Beyond Havana and the ICAIC: The Case of Televisión Serrana's Ariagna Fajardo and ¿A dónde vamos?" The Precariousness in the Cinemas of the Americas. Eds. Constanza Burucúa and Carolina Sitnisky. Palgrave Macmillan 2018. Print.

Farrell, Michelle Leigh.  “From the Intimate to the National: Pelo Malo’s Representation of Symbolic Violence in Contemporary Venezuela.” Cincinnati Romance Review: A Peer-Reviewed Electronic Journal. Spring 2017. Vol 42.

Farrell, Michelle Leigh. “A Close-up on National Venezuelan Film Support during the Chávez Years: Between Revolution and Continuity.” The Latin Americanist. Fall Vol 60.3 (2016). 371-390. Print.

Farrell, Michelle Leigh. "Slightly Independent and Illegal: Yaima Pardo’s films OFF_LINE and SWITCH ON at the Crossroads of Literacy, Inclusion and Digital Filmmaking in Contemporary Cuban Cinema." Transmodernity: Journal of Peripheral Cultural Production of the Luso-Hispanic World. 6.1 (2016). Web.

Farrell, Michelle Leigh. “Cuban Women Filmmakers from 1959 until 2013.” Women Scriptwriters: An International Guide. Eds. Jill Nelmes and Jule Selbo. Palgrave Macmillan. (September 2015).

Farrell, Michelle Leigh. “Redefining Cuban Film and the Imagined Community: A Close-up on nuevo realizador Aram Vidal.” Delaware Review of Latin American Studies. 15.2 (2014). Web.

Farrell, Michelle Leigh. “Starting with a Mingling Warm-up in the Language Classroom.” The Language Educator: American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages October/November(2014): 52-53. Print.

Farrell, Michelle Leigh. “Independent Cuban Filmmaking from 2003-2013: Aram Vidal’s Trajectory Within and Beyond Cuba: An Interview.” Special Edition: Global Cuba/Cuba Global. Sargasso: A Journal of Caribbean Literature, Language and Culture. Spring (2014): 35-54. Print.

Reviews and Enclyclopedia Entries:

Farrell, Michelle Leigh. “The works and contributions of Afro-Venezuelan Writer ManuelRodríguez Cárdenas.” The Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography, Eds. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Franklin W. Knight. New York, New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. Print.

Farrell, Michelle Leigh. Rev. of Elena, Dir. Petra Costas. Hispania. September 98.3(2015).

Farrell, Michelle Leigh. Rev. of Latin American Melodrama: Passion, Pathos, and Entertainment, ed and intro by Darlene J. Sadlier.  Hispania. June 94.2 (2011).

 Farrell, Michelle Leigh. Rev. of Who Can Stop the Drums? Urban Social Movements in Chávez's Venezuela, by Sujatha Fernandes.  Revista de Critica Literaria Latinoamericana, Año 36, Número 71. August 2010: 369-372. Print.

Farrell, Michelle Leigh. Rev. of Venezuela Speaks!  Voices from the Grassroots,  Ed. Carlos Martinez, et al.  Mester. September 2010: 163-165. Print.


Conference Proceedings:

Farrell, Michelle Leigh, et al. “Trocas linguísticas e culturais no ensino de português/inglês: o Teletandem entre a Universidade Estadual Paulista e Fairfield University.” Atas do III Encontro Mundial sobre o Ensino de Português August 1-2, 2014 Columbia University, New York, New York. Boa vista Press, December 2014. Print.

Farrell, Michelle Leigh. "Enseñando la revolución: Una carrera alternativa en cultura bolivariana."  Proceedings of the 38th Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana International Congress: Independencias: Memoria y Futuro. Ed. Gwen Kirkpatrick and Enrique Cortez, 2010. 9-12 of June, Georgetown University: IILI, 2010. Web.


Interviews and Popular Press:

Farrell, Michelle Leigh. “The Director of ‘Bad Hair’ Talks About Venezuela’s Dangerous Obsession With Beauty.” Remezcla: The New Latin Wave. 19 Nov. 2014: Web.

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