LANIN GYURKO is Professor of Latin American Literatures and Cinema Studies in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Arizona. His scholarly output has appeared in prestigious journals throughout the world, and he is the author of eight well-received books. Dr. Gyurko has written on film and literature, especially on Hitchcock and his impact on national cinemas and leading writers in Latin America.
Meet Our Professors
MARY BETH HARALOVICH is Professor Emerita from the School of Theatre, Film, and Television. She focuses on how production design situates characters within a story, as in her essay “Honey, I’m Home!” on the realist domestic space of TV’s suburban family sitcom--with its unrealistic presentation of the homemaker. Her other studies include color in 1950s melodrama; geopolitics of location in I Spy and Magnum, P.I.; and the “scandalous females” of Hollywood films.
ELENI HASAKI is Associate Professor at the School of Anthropology and the Department of Religious Studies and Classics and is the codirector of the Laboratory for Traditional Technology at the University of Arizona. Her scholarship focuses on craft technologies of classical antiquity, the spatial organization of workshops, and craft apprenticeship. She recently launched a digital atlas of ceramic production sites in Greece covering a period of five millennia.
JERROLD E. HOGLE (Ph.D., Harvard University) is UA Distinguished Professor in English. Former President of the International Gothic Association and a Guggenheim, Mellon, and Huntington Library Fellow for research–and recent winner of the Distinguished Scholar Award from the Keats-Shelley Association of America–he has published widely on Romantic poetry and theater, literary and cultural theory, and the Gothic. In addition, he is the winner of many teaching awards.
PAUL ELI IVEY is Professor of Art History in the School of Art where he teaches Modern and Contemporary Art and Theory. His primary research interests are the American religious built environment and the connections between spirituality and contemporary art. His latest book, Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science, was published in 2013. He is also author of Prayers in Stone, Christian Science Church Architecture in the United States (1999). Professor Ivey was awarded the Superior Teaching Award of the Humanities Seminars Program in 2013.