Latinx Digital Media Virtual Seminar Series Winter 2021
Upcoming Seminars

Arcelia Gutiérrez
(University of Kentucky)

"Competing ethnoracialized counterpublics: #OscarsSoWhite, Black Twitter, and Latinx Twitter"

January 28, 2021 - 12-1 PM US CT

Mary Beltrán
(University of Texas at Austin)

"Latina/o television histories and cultural citizenship: 1980s-‘90s network failures"

February 4, 2021 - 12-1 PM US CT

Recent Episodes from El Café Latinx Podcast
What is the experience of being a Latinx scholar in the field of communication and media studies? What are the main challenges and opportunities that come with our identities? These are the issues that we talk about in El Café Latinx, where some of the leading voices in the field share their professional experiences. 
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Episode 5: Jairo Lugo-Ocando and the story of a cab driver in Haiti


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Episode 6: Ignacio Siles and going against double standards in academia

Recent seminars from the Virtual Seminar Series
Jessica Retis (University of Arizona)

"Bilingual journalism in the digital age: Serving Latinx audiences in translocal contexts"


Hernando Rojas (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

"Digital/Social media and polarization: A good hypothesis that the data fail to support"


Recommended Readings
Velasquez, A., & Montgomery, G. (2020). Social media expression as a collective strategy: How perceptions of discrimination and group status shape US Latinos’ online discussions of immigration. Social Media + Society6(1), 1-14.

Aruguete, N., Calvo, E., & Ventura, T. (2021). News sharing, gatekeeping, and polarization: A study of the #Bolsonaro electionDigital Journalism, 9(1), 1-23.