Latin American and Latino Studies

Marvin D'Lugo

Marvin D'Lugo, Ph.D.

Professor of Spanish,
Coordinator of the Comparative Literature Program
Adjunct Professor of Screen Studies
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Screen Studies Program
Comparative Literature Program
Clark University
Worcester, MA 01610-1477

phone: (508) 793-7725
email: mdlugo@clarku.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Editor, Studies in Spanish & Latin American Cinemas (Formerly: Studies in Hispanic Cinemas)


Dr. D'Lugo received a B.A. from Brooklyn College in 1965, and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois in 1967 and 1969, respectively. He has been at Clark since 1972.

Current Research and Teaching

Dr. D'Lugo's special areas of research and teaching include Spanish-language cinema, especially those of Spain, Cuba, Argentina, and Mexico. He also teaches courses on Hispanic culture and has been a regular member of the team teaching the department's core course, The National Imagination. For the last five years, he has directed the Worcester Latino Film Festival, which each spring brings a noted director and recent Latino films to campus. Dr. D'Lugo is the author of an encyclopedia of Spanish film and The Films of Carlos Saura: The Practice of Seeing.

Selected Publications

D'Lugo, Marvin and Kathleen Vernon, eds. A Companion to Pedro Almodóvar. West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.

Pedro Almodóvar: Contemporary Film Directors. University of Illinois Press, Urbana and Chicago, 2006.

Recent Spanish Cinema in Global Contexts. Guest editorship of Post-Scripts, Essays in Film and the Humanities. 21.2 (Winter/Spring, 2002).

Guide to Cinema in Spain. Greenwood Press, 1997.

The Films of Carlos Saura: The Practice of Seeing. Princeton University Press, 1991.