Latinx Digital Media Virtual Seminar Series Fall 2020
Upcoming Seminars

Hernando Rojas
(University of WisconsinMadison)

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

November 17, 2020 - 12-1 PM US CT

Mireya Márquez Ramírez
(Universidad Iberoamericana Mexico City)

"Repairing the journalistic paradigm in Mexico: Award-winning journalists and their leadership to rebuild their field"

November 24, 2020 - 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. 
Episode 1: Jessica Retis and the power of mentorship

Episode 2: Hector Amaya and reading for promise

Recent seminars from the Virtual Seminar Series
Angharad N. Valdivia (University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign)

"Disney, Gender, Generation and Latinidad? 'Stuck in the Middle' as a metaphor for the ambivalent and ambiguous location of the US’ most numerous 'minority'"

Arthur D. Soto-Vásquez (Texas A&M International University)

"Mobilizing the Latinx vote: Media and politics in the 2020 election and beyond"

Recommended Readings
Villa-Nicholas, M. (2019). Latinx Digital Memory: Identity Making in Real TimeSocial Media+ Society5(4).

Cueva Chacón, L. M., & Saldaña, M. (2020). Stronger and Safer Together: Motivations for and Challenges of (Trans) National Collaboration in Investigative Reporting in Latin AmericaDigital Journalism, 1-19.