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Santiago Fouz Hernández is Professor in Hispanic Studies and Film Studies at Durham University. He received his PhD and MA from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and has been based at Durham since 1999. He has been visiting scholar at the universities of Queensland (Australia), California Berkeley, Harvard, CUNY Graduate Center and Pittsburgh (USA). He is the author of Cuerpos de cine. Masculinidades carnales en el cine y la cultura popular contemporáneos (Bellaterra, 2013), co-author (with Alfredo Martínez-Expósito) of Live Flesh: The Male Body in Contemporary Spanish Cinema (I. B. Tauris, 2007) and editor of five books including Spanish Erotic Cinema (Edinburgh University Press, 2017), Mysterious Skin. Male Bodies in Contemporary Cinema (I. B. Tauris, 2009) and El legado cinematográfico de Bigas Luna (forthcoming in Tirant). He is editorial board member of Studies in Spanish and Latin American Cinemas. He is currently completing a monograph on filmmaker Bigas Luna for Manchester University Press. Since early 2015 he has been co-organising with Betty Bigas the ‘Bigas Luna Tribute’, a series of events that aim to consolidate the legacy of Bigas Luna and to disseminate it internationally. Fouz’s work on ageing is part of a new project on male bodies in crisis.

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