Areas of Interest
Research and Teaching
Manuel Guti√©rrez 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.¬†