Edgardo Dieleke

Position
Visiting Fellow, Program in Latin American Studies (April 2023)
Bio/Description

Edgardo Dieleke (PhD, Princeton University) is a filmmaker, editor and assistant professor at Universidad de San Andrés in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He teaches Film and Latin American Literature at the Humanities Department at Universidad de San Andrés, where he co-started and co-chairs the M.A. in Cultural Practices (Maestría en Gestión de la Cultura). He is also the Academic Coordinator of the PhD Program in Latin American Literatures and Cultural Studies, where he teaches courses on Film and Literature. He directed with Daniel Casabé the films The Exact Shape of the Islands (released in 2014) shot in Malvinas Islands and Cracks de nácar (released in 2013). The films were both nominated for best documentary of the year by the Argentine Academy of Film and the Condor Press Awards, respectively. As an editor, Dieleke is chief editor of the bilingual film magazine Las Naves as well as editor in charge of the essay collection of the publishing house Tenemos las máquinas. He has published articles in books and magazines from Argentina, UK, Brazil and Spain. While at Princeton, Dieleke will work on the research project “Archival impulses, melancholic tones and radical uchronies in contemporary Brazilian and Argentine Film”, exploring the works of filmmakers João Moreira Salles, Kleber Mendonça Filho, Adirley Queiros, Andrés Di Tella, Albertina Carri, Agustina Comedi, among others.