Angel L. Lara

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Job title: 

Assistant Professor

Phone: 

(516)628-5039

E-mail: 

laraa@oldwestbury.edu

Building: 

New Academic Building

Room: 

3031

Office hours: 

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays: 3:50 pm – 5:50 pm 
  • Or by appointments

Courses taught: 

  • Introduction to Hispanic Culture
  • Creative Writing
  • Critical Writing and Textual Analysis
  • Masterpieces of Hispanic Literature
  • Recent Narrative from Spain
  • Culture and Literature of Latin America
  • Chicana/o and Caribbean Studies
  • Hispanic Heritage
  • Hispanic Language and Culture
  • Basic Spanish I
  • Basic Spanish II
  • Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition
  • Advanced Spanish Conversation
  • Basic French II

Education: 

  • Ph. D. Sociology, Complutense University of Madrid
  • M.A. Social Dynamics in Contemporary Society, Complutense University of Madrid
  • B.A. Sociology, Complutense University of Madrid

Research interests: 

  • Spanish, Latino and Latin American Cultural Studies
  • Creative Writing
  • Scriptwriting
  • Television
  • Convergence Culture
  • Decolonial Thinking
  • Collaborative Research Methods
  • Cognitive and Immaterial Labor
  • Social Movements

Select publications & presentations: 

Book Chapters

  • LARA, A.L. (2015): “Del espectador al prosumidor. Retos para la gestión audiovisual”, in Gestión de la cultura, gestión de la vida. Lina Gavira (Ed.). Madrid: Ediciones CINCA. 
  • LARA, A.L. (2014): “Mareas de lo común: la revolución democrática de los produsuarios”, in 15MP2P. Papers & Producciones. Encuentro transdisciplinar del 15M, DatAnalysis15M et. al. Barcelona: UOC.

Articles

  • LARA, A.L. (2014): “Del televidente al teleactante: carácter productivo y explotación de los públicos mediáticos”, Sociología del trabajo. Num. 81 Nueva Época, Madrid
  • LARA, A.L. (2013): “Comment renouveler les movements Occupy?”, Réfractions, No. 30. Paris.
  • LARA, A.L. (2012): “Virgil Starkwell en la Puerta del Sol: públicos en revuelta, políticas hacia el ser por venir”, Hispanic Review, Vol. 80.4. Autumn 2012.