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Adriana Estill

Adriana Estill

Introduction

Right now I'm excited about my project that examines how the Latin American telenovela haunts American prime time television: within shows as disparate as House and My Name Is Earl; featured thematically, narratively, and generically through Ugly Betty; and attempted through programs like Fashion House. Deeply aligned with questions of Americanization, the contemporary adoption of the telenovela shows a fascination and suspicion of U.S. Latinos.

Education & Professional History

Stanford University, BA; Cornell University, MA, PhD.

At Carleton since 2003.

Languages Spoken

Courses Taught This Year

  • AMST 225: Beauty and Race in America (Spring 2019)
  • ENGL 227: Imagining the Borderlands (Spring 2019)
  • ENGL 295: Critical Methods (Fall 2019)
  • LTAM 400: Integrative Exercise (Fall 2019)
  • AMST 399: Senior Seminar in American Studies (Winter 2020)
  • AMST 225: Beauty and Race in America (Spring 2020)
  • ENGL 119: Introduction to U.S. Latino/a Literature (Spring 2020)
  • LTAM 398: Latin American Forum (Spring 2020)
Profile updated September 8, 2018

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