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    Joanne Hershfield
    208 Smith Bldg
    CB #3135
    Chapel Hill, NC 27599
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    Professor Emerita

    Dr. Hershfield's publications and research interests focus on the intersection between feminist film studies, cultural studies, and critical theory. Her work is engaged primarily with Mexican film, and Mexican popular and visual culture. Dr. Hershfield's most recent publication is entitled Imagining la chica moderna: Woman and Visual Culture in Mexico, 1917-1936 (Duke University Press, 2008). Other books include Mexican Cinema/Mexican Woman, 1940-1950, and The Invention of Dolores del Rio.  Dr. Hershfield is also a documentary filmmaker. Her films include Men Are Human, Women Are Buffalo (2008), The Gillian Film (2006), and Women in Japan: Memories of the Past, Dreams of the Future (with Jan Bardsley, 2002).

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