Areas of Interest
Research and Teaching
Manuel Gutiérrez has taught at the University of California at Los Angeles, where he also completed his doctoral dissertation in 2009.
He specializes in late 19th- and early 20th-Century Mexican literature, art and culture with an emphasis on intellectual, political and aesthetic practices and history. His current research, Eyeing the World: Mexican poets and the visual arts (1921-1969), explores Mexican poet-critics and their writings on art, politics and culture in the first half of th 20th-Century. He is also co-editing a volume of critical essays dedicated to the films of Arturo Ripstein.