University of Houston

Activity: Visiting an external organisation typesVisiting an external academic institution

Description of Activity

International Visiting Scholar
April 2017 Invited to the University of Houston as an international visiting scholar by the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences In April 2017, to present 3 talks:
• A large lecture attended by students and staff across the University: ‘Interpreting Guillermo del Toro’s Pan’s Labyrinth in 2017’
• A research seminar to Faculty staff: ‘Contrasting approaches of Central American/Mexican migration films and human rights: with a focus on Sin nombre and La jaula de oro/The Golden Dream’
• A lecture to students on a Latin American film course: ‘What is World Cinema, and discussing Alejandro González Iñárritu as a transnational/world cinema director’.
PeriodApr 2017
VisitingUniversity of Houston
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Guillermo del Toro, Migration Films