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Past Seminars – Winter 2021

Past seminars – Winter 2021

Throughout the academic year, Latinx Digital Media invites you to a series of weekly seminars held over Zoom. During the Winter 2021 quarter, the series will take place every Thursday 12:00 – 1:00 US Central Time, from January 14 to March 18. The seminars are free and open to everyone. They only require you to register in advance. Check our full lineup for the Winter 2021 quarter below and download it here.

Watch the full videos of the Winter 2021 seminars below:
Prof. Hernan Galperin (University of Southern California) – “Digital inclusion and educational equity: Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic” (01/14/21)

Prof. Sebastián Valenzuela (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile) – “From optimism to pessimism to neither: The influence of social media on democratic citizenship” (01/21/21)

Prof. Arcelia Gutiérrez (University of Kentucky) – “Competing ethnoracialized counterpublics: #OscarsSoWhite​, Black Twitter, and Latinx Twitter” (01/28/21)

Prof. Mary Beltrán (University of Texas at Austin) – “Latina/o TV Histories and Cultural Citizenship: ‘80s Network Failures and a.k.a. Pablo” (02/04/21)

Prof. Jillian Báez (City University of New York) – “Performing representational labor: Blackness, Indigeneity, and legibility in global Latina/o/x media cultures” (02/11/21)

Prof. Mari Castañeda (University of Massachusetts Amherst) – “Voicing racism and resistance: A Latina/o Critical Communication Theory analysis of the “Build that Wall” discourse” (02/18/21)

Prof. 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” (02/25/21)