Students' Perspectives on Latina/o/x Studies
Darrel and Rene chat with two undergraduates at Iowa who are minoring in Latina/o Studies: Bianca Robles-Muñoz (a Speech and Hearing Sciences junior) and Naomi Marroquin (a Global Heath Studies senior and President of the Association of Latinos Moving Ahead student organization).
Co-hosts Darrel Wanzer-Serrano and Rene Rocha sit down with two Iowa Latina/o Studies undergraduate students to talk about how they found the field and why they think it’s important. Bianca Robles-Muñoz is junior majoring in Speech and Hearing Sciences and minoring in American Sign Language and Latina/o Studies. Naomi Marroquin is a senior majoring in Global Heath Studies, minoring in Latina/o Studies, and is President of the Association of Latinos Moving Ahead student organization. Check the chapter markers to see all of the topics that are discussed.
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- The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s generous support through its Sawyer Seminar program allowed “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” to launch at the University of Iowa. This podcast was born from the Sawyer Seminar and we hope it will continue on afterward.
- The Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, at Iowa, was the birthplace of our Seminar theme, which gave rise to this podcast.
Links and things:
- For more information about the program at Iowa, check out Latina/o Studies | College of Liberal Arts & Sciences | The University of Iowa
- Info about the new Latinx LLC called Unidos can be found here: Unidos | Housing
- The book Darrel can’t think of the title of when talking about the Unidos LLC is Citizens but Not Americans: Race and Belonging among Latino Millennials (Latina/o Sociology): Nilda Flores-González: 9781479840779: Amazon.com: Books
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