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Cheri Robinson

Lecturer of Spanish

Romance Languages and Literatures


Cheri Robinson’s research is transnational and interdisciplinary in nature with primary foci in cultural studies, film and literature in 20th and 21st-century Latin America. Other relevant research has focused on physical and theoretical aspects of borderlands and frontiers, representational strategies using child and adolescent protagonists, and intersections between the Holocaust and Latin America. 

She received her Ph.D. in Hispanic languages and literatures from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Selected Publications

"Claudio Zulian's Sin Miedo: Film as Action and Memory." Hispanic Research Journal, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 56-71, 2024, https://doi.org/10.1080/14682737.2024.2319445.

“Residente’s ‘War’ and the Reframing of Terror.” Studies in Spanish & Latin American Cinemas, vol. 17, no. 3, September 2020, https://doi.org/10.1386/slac_00025_1.

“Children and Trauma: Unexpected Resistance and Justice in Film and Drawings.” Wounded: Studies in Literary and Cinematic Trauma, special issue of Humanities, vol. 7, no. 1, article 19, 2018, https://doi.org/10.3390/h7010019.

“The Violence Within and the Violence Without: Reina Roffé’s ‘La noche en blanco.’” Mester, vol. 45, no. 1, pp. 65-86, 2017, https://doi.org/10.5070/M3451030630.


  • PhD, Hispanic Languages and Literatures, University of California, Los Angeles
  • MA, Spanish Literature, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Honors BA, French, Oregon State University
  • Honors BA, International Studies, Oregon State University