Contributors
Hugo Achugar is the national director of culture in the Uruguayan Ministry of
Education and Culture. He has been a professor of Latin American literature at
the Universidad de la República, Uruguay, the University of Miami, Northwestern
University, and others, and currently directs the Observatorio de Políticas Cultu-
rales at the Universidad de la República. His recent publications include Planetas
sin boca: Escritos efímeros sobre arte, cultura y literatura (2004) and Imaginarios y consumo
cultural (2003).
Rebecca E. Biron is an associate professor of Spanish and comparative literature
at Dartmouth College. She works in Mexican studies, Latin American literary and
cultural studies, and gender studies. She is the author of Murder and Masculinity:
Violent Fictions of Twentieth-Century Latin America (2000). Her current book project
concerns the rhetoric of modernization and globalization in twentieth-century
Mexico.
Néstor García Canclini is a distinguished professor at the Universidad Autónoma
Metropolitana in Mexico and a researcher emeritus in the Sistema Nacional de
Investigadores. His most important publications include Hybrid Cultures (1995);
Consumers and Citizens (2001); Diferentes, desiguales y desconectados: Mapas de la inter-
culturalidad (2004); and Imagined Globalization (forthcoming from Duke University
Press).
Adrián Gorelik is an architect and historian. He is a professor at the Universidad
Nacional de Quilmes in Argentina and a member of the editorial boards of Punto
de Vista and Prismas: Revista de Historia Intelectual. He is the author of La grilla y el
parque: Espacio público y cultura urbana en Buenos Aires, 1887–1936 (1998); La sombra de la
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