The Center for Latinx Digital Media Virtual Seminar Series
Spring 2021 Quarter

During the Spring 2021 quarter, the weekly virtual seminar series of the Center for Latinx Digital Media will take place every Thursday 12:00 – 1:00 US Central Time, from April 8 to June 10. The seminars are free and open to the public. Please click here for the full lineup and registration details.

Recent Episodes from El Café Latinx Podcast

What is the experience of being a Latinx or Latin American 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. 
Episode 9: Hernando Rojas and contextualization as a norm

Episode 10: Mireya Márquez-Ramírez and being proud of a strong accent

Recent seminars from the Virtual Seminar Series

Mari Castañeda (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

"Voicing racism and resistance: A Latina/o Critical Communication Theory analysis of the 'Build that Wall' discourse."

Yeidy M. Rivero (University of Michigan - Ann Arbor)

"Spanish from nowhere: Miami’s America’s Production Inc. and accent-less Spanish-language radio in the 1960s."

Recommended Readings
Díaz, V. (2020). Manufacturing celebrity: Latino paparazzi and women reporters in Hollywood. Durham: Duke University Press.

Schmitz, R. M., Coley, J. S., Thomas, C., & Ramirez, A. (2020). The cyber power of marginalized identities: Intersectional strategies of online LGBTQ+ Latinx activism. Feminist Media Studies, 1-20.