PalomaDuongAssistant Professor Latin American Studiespduong@mit.edu14N-238617-324-5075Profile BottomBio Paloma Duong’s research focuses on the intersection of culture and politics in 20th and 21st century Latin America. She is currently writing about democratic imaginaries, new media, and participatory forms of culture in post-Cold War Cuba, including blogs, performances, and music. Her work and her teaching draw from cultural studies, political philosophy, and literary and media theory to examine the aesthetic dimensions of citizenship, and the history and reception of Marxism, in Latin America. Research Areas / Expertise: Latin American Cultural Studies Education: 2014 Ph.D. Columbia 2010 M.Phil. Columbia 2007 M.A. Columbia 2005 B.A. Duke Publications 2013 “Bloggers Unplugged: Amateur Citizens, Cultural Discourse, and Public Sphere in Cuba,” Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies, 22:4 (2013): 375-97. 2015 “On Amateur Citizens.” Hispanic Institute Bulletin 1. Web.