Texas Tech University

Scott L. Baugh

Scott L. Baugh specializes in film/media studies with emphases in Chicana/o/x & Latina/o/x cinema and Latin American cultural studies. He is the author of Y Tu Mamá También: Mythologies of Youth (Routledge, 2019/2020) and Latino American Cinema (Greenwood, 2012), the co-editor with Victor A. Sorell of Born of Resistance: Cara a Cara Encounters with Chicana/o Visual Culture (U of Arizona P, 2016), and the editor of Mediating Chicana/o Culture: Multicultural American Vernacular (Cambridge Scholars P, second edition, 2008). His current research projects include a collection of writing by and about luminary Chicano experimental artist Willie Varela and a study of contemporary Latin American media culture, cinema, and manifestoes.

Ph.D. Oklahoma State University


Y Tu Mamá También: Mythologies of Youth. New York: Routledge, ebook 2019, cloth 2020.

Born of Resistance: Cara a Cara Encounters with Chicana/o Visual Culture. Tuscon: U of Arizona P, 2016. (co-edited with Victor A. Sorell)

Latino American Cinema: An Encyclopedia of Movies, Stars, Concepts, and Trends. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood/ABC-Clio, 2012.

Mediating Chicana/o Culture: Multicultural American Vernacular. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars P. 1/e, 2006; 2/e, 2008.

Special Issues

Journal of Film & Video, 57.1-2 (2005). Double issues on Experimental and Multicultural film, video, and digital media arts. With Willie Varela. 106 pp

Film & History, 34.2 (2004). Latin American Film History, part 2. With Mike Schoenecke. 112 pp

Film & History, 34.1 (2004). Latin American Film History, part 1. With Mike Schoenecke. 112 pp


"'New' New Latin American Cinema Manifestoes," in Routledge Companion to Cinema and Politics, eds. Yannis Tzioumakis and Claire Malloy. London: Routledge (2016), 79-90.

"Sense and Sensibilities: Discontinuing Conventions in/for Willie Varela's Burning Worlds," in Born of Resistance. Tuscon: U of Arizona P (2016): 245-253.

"A Conversation with Willie Varela," in Born of Resistance. Tuscon: U of Arizona P (2016), 232-238.

"Resisting Definitions of Chicana/o Visual Culture" (Introduction) in Born of Resistance. Tuscon: U of Arizona P (2016), 3-36. With Victor A. Sorell.

"Hecho en Mexico, @cross 'Digital Divides': Border Graffiti and Narrative Codes in Fran Ilich's Cuidad/City," Mediating Chicana/o Culture, 2/e (2008), 140-164.

"Aquí y Ahora on Teaching Chicana/o Cultural Studies" (Afterword to 2/e), Mediating Chicana/o Culture, 2/e (2008), 201-222.

"Film: With Stars in Their Eyes" in The Greenwood Encyclopedia of World Popular Culture. Series ed. Gary Hoppenstand. Westport, CT: Greenwood. (2007), 107-135.

"Meaningful 'Juxtapositions': A Conversation with Willie Varela." Quarterly Review of Film & Video, 23.5 (2006), 389-408.

"Conversing Brokeback Mountain's Varied Spaces and Contesed Desires." Intertexts, 10.2, (2006), 155-179. With Sara Spurgeon, Donovan Gwinner, and O. Alan Weltzien.

"Cinematic Dis-Contents: Addressing a Latina/Latino Avant-Garde through the Browser Apparatus." Journal of Film & Video, 57.1-2, (2005): 55-77.

"The Evolution of Writing: An Interview with Mark Spragg." Iron Horse Literary Review, 6.1 (2004): 13-31.

"Developing History/Historicizing Development in Mexican Nuevo Cine Manifestoes around la Crisis." Film & History, 34.2 (2004): 25-37.

"Latin American History and Critical Media Studies: Curricular Explorations." Film & History, 34.2 (2004): 65-85.

"Manifesting la Historia: Systems of 'Development' and the New Latin American Cinema Manifesto." Film & History, 34.1 (2004): 56-65.

"Mexican/Americans." American History on Film: How the Movies Have Portrayed the American Past. Ed. Peter Rollins. New York: Columbia UP, 2003. 269-76.

"Changing of the Guard: Pinche Pintas and 'Family'/Familia in Contemporary Chicano Film." Journal of Film and Video, 55.2-3 (Summer/Fall 2003). 3-21.


NHC-National Humanities Center (Durham, NC), Summer Resident Fellowship, 2018.

Lawrence Schovanec Teaching Academy Fellowship, TTU, 2016.

SCMLA-South Central Modern Language Association, Faculty Research Award, 2015-2016.

TTU Libraries Lyerla Travel Grant, for archival research in 2016, Stanford University Library's Special Collection.

PCA/ACA-Popular Culture/American Culture Associations' Marshall Fishwick Research Grant, 2008.

American Historical Association - Film & History League's Scholarly Editing Award (for Film & History [34.1 (2004)] speical issue on Latin American film history) with Mike Schoenecke. 2004.

Support of Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity in the Arts and Humanities," Vice President for Research, TTU, "Project Grant Proposal: Mitoteando con Media: Revolutions in Chicana/Chicano Video Art" - for archival research in 2006, Video Data Bank, School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

"Visiting Scholar Fellowship," Centro de Estudios Americanos/Center for American Studies, Universidad Autonoma de Coahuila/Autonomous University of Coahuila, Saltillo, Coahuila, MX - for workshop at the Center of American Studies and archival research at the School of Arts, Autonomous University of Coahuila in 20[??]


Film & Media Studies

Email: scott.baugh@ttu.edu