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Ernesto R. Acevedo-Munoz

(Ph.D., University of Iowa), is the author of the books Pedro Almodóvar (BFI, 2007) and Buñuel and Mexico: The Crisis of National Cinema (University of California Press, 2003) and winner of the 2007 Leslie & Woody Eaton Faculty Award for Excellence in Research in the Humanities & the Arts. Prof. Acevedo-Muñoz has received teaching recognitions from the CU Parents Association and the National Residence Hall Academic Program, and was a co-winner of the Vice Chancellor's Diversity and Equity award. At CU he teaches film theory, film & literature, Latin American and Spanish cinemas & culture, Hollywood genres, and courses on Luis Buñuel & Pedro Almodóvar, Stanley Kubrick, and Alfred Hitchcock. Professor Acevedo-Muñoz's work has appeared in Quarterly Review of Film & Video, Film & History, Lit, After Hitchcock, Contemporary Spanish Cinema and Genre, Authorship in Film Adaptation, Healing Cultures, Buñuel Siglo XXI, Letras peninsulares, and Genre, Gender, Race & World Cinema. Professor Acevedo-Muñoz has lectured and spoken in meetings and conferences in the U.S., the U.K., Spain, Mexico, Canada, Venezuela, and Puerto Rico, his native country. A graduate of the University of Puerto Rico (B.A. 1991) and the University of Iowa (M.A. 1994, Ph.D. 1998), Prof. Acevedo-Muñoz also studied in the film production workshop at New York University in Manhattan. He has taught at New York University in Madrid, Spain, and at the Cine Club Universitario of the State University of Zulia in Maracaibo, Venezuela. Prof. Acevedo-Muñoz has been at the University of Colorado since 1998, and is a member of the Comparative Literature Graduate Program. His documentary film Hillmon's Bones (2010) has recently been screened at various festivals, including Big Muddy and the Flagstaff Film Festival. Professor Acevedo is currently writing a book for the University Press of Kansas, under the working title "Something Great is Coming": The Movie Experience of West Side Story.