Prof. Paloma Duong

Ford International Career Development Associate Professor of Comparative Media Studies

Primary DLC

Comparative Media Studies/Writing

MIT Room: 14N-429

Research Summary

At the intersection of cultural studies, media theory, and critical theory, Professor Paloma Duong researches and teaches modern and contemporary Latin American culture. She works with social texts and emergent media cultures that speak to the exercise of cultural agencies and the formation of political subjectivity. She is currently writing Portable Postsocialisms: Cuban Mediascapes after the End of History, a book-length study of Cuba’s changing mediascape and an inquiry on the postsocialist condition and its contexts. Her articles have been published in the Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies, Art Margins, and Cuban Counterpoints: Public Scholarship about a Changing Cuba.

Recent Work