Born in Buenos Aires, Edgardo Dieleke (Ph.D, Princeton University) studied at Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires. In 2002, he graduated from Universidad de San Andrés, with a dissertation on the Argentine avant-garde and tango. He has published various articles on Latin American literature in well-known journals such as Revista Grumo, Revista Ínsula, and the Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies. He has organized and participated in several conferences in Buenos Aires, San Juan de Puerto Rico, Princeton, and Brazil. Together with Paola Cortés-Rocca and Claudia Soria, Edgardo co-edited Políticas del sentimiento. El peronismo y la construcción de la Argentina moderna (Buenos Aires, Prometeo: 2010). While being a graduate student in Princeton, he was teaching assistant on a course on Tango and Argentine Literature with Ricardo Piglia. Since he moved back to Buenos Aires he has been teaching courses in New York University in Buenos Aires, Universidad de San Andrés, and the Program in Argentine and Latin American Studies at Universidad de Belgrano. Edgardo combines his academic life with scriptwriting and filmmaking. Together with Daniel Casabe, he directed the documentary film Cracks de nácar (2011), released commercially in 2013 and shown in several festivals. Together with Daniel Casabe he also directed a documentary on the Malvinas/ Falklands war, The exact shape of the islands (2012), screened in several film festivals.