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Jeremy Lehnen

    Assistant Professor, Spanish and Portuguese

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Assistant Professor Jeremy Lehnen received an appointment with the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at The University of New Mexico in 2011. He offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses for Latin American Studies students, with classes exploring Latin American cinema, 20th & 21st century Latin American literature, masculine and queer studies, and electronic media, among others topics. Lehnen’s primary research interests broach questions of masculinity and identity formation in contemporary Latin American literature, cinema, and electronic cultural production. 


  • PhD in Latin American Studies, University of New Mexico (2010)
  • MA in Spanish, Vanderbilt University (1998)
  • BA in Spanish, Gonzaga University (1996)

Research Areas

  • 20th & 21st Century Latin American Literature
  • Electronic Media
  • Latin American Cinema
  • Masculine and Queer Studies
  • Portuguese

Latin American Studies Courses

*Latin America-related courses offered during the past three years*

  • PORT 311 Culture and Composition
  • PORT 417/517 Popular Brazilian Music
  • PORT 570 Seminar: Narratives Rights Latin America
  • PORT 570/ SPAN 639 Queering Latin American Cinema
  • LTAM 355 Introduction to Latin American Society II
  • PORT 570/ SPAN 639 Seminar: Human Rights in Latin American Film
  • PORT 516 Brazilian Cinema
  • PORT 414/514 Brazilian Masculinities, Luso-Brazilian Literature