José Miguel Palacios

José Miguel Palacios is a scholar based in Brooklyn, NY and Santiago, Chile. He holds a Masters degree in Film Studies from Columbia University and is currently a PhD candidate in Cinema Studies at New York University, where he is working on a dissertation tentatively titled, Exile, Solidarity, and Memory: Chilean Cinema 1973 – 2013. His academic writings can be found in the collections New Documentaries in Latin America (Palgrave, 2014); Cinematic Homecomings: Exile and Return in Transnational Cinema (Bloomsbury 2015); and Enfoques al cine chileno en dos siglos (LOM, 2013), as well as in the journals La Fuga and Revista de Comunicación y Medios. He has also reviewed films for The Brooklyn Rail and occasionally writes about contemporary art for the online magazine Artishock. As a professor, he has taught courses on film history and theory at the Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Universidad de Chile and New York University.