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Sporadic Episodes and Hiatus

Darrel and Ariana sit down -- from a social distance (and virtually) -- to discuss where we've been and what the plan is going forward.

Borderlands History and Reproductive Justice: An Interview with Lina-Maria Murillo

Darrel and chats with Dr. Lina-Maria Murillo, Assistant Professor of Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies and History at the University of Iowa, about her research at the intersections of borderlands history and reproductive justice.

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).

Roundtable Discussion with Lilia Fernández, Sujey Vega, and Theresa Delgadillo

Darrel Wanzer-Serrano sits down in front of a live audience with three esteemed Latina/o/x Studies scholars — Lilia Fernández, Sujey Vega, and Theresa Delgadillo — to talk about how they came to the field, what it offers a host of audiences, and what Latina/o/x students at PWIs should keep in mind as they move through college.

Previewing the Latina/o/x Midwest

All three co-hosts are together at the start of the semester to discuss the upcoming Latina/o/x Midwest Symposium and some details of doing archival research.

Palante: An Interview with Iris Morales

In the first episode of 2020, we air an interview of Iris Morales when she was on campus last December for a screening of her film, !Palante, Siempre Palante!

Holding it Together at the End of Term

In the last episode of 2019, two of the three hosts discuss the podcast, the first semester of Imagining Latinidades programing, and a couple questions worth pondering at the end of the term (including unsolicited advice for students).

Latina/o/x Education at PWIs (Live from the Latinx Excellence in the Midwest Conference)

The three co-hosts take the show on the road to the Iowa Latinx Excellence in the Midwest Conference at the University of Iowa and discuss the history and practices of teaching Latina/o/x Studies in the Midwest.

Roundtable Discussion with Suzanne Oboler, Jillian Báez, and Julie Minich

Ariana Ruiz sits down in front of a live audience with three esteemed Latina/o/x Studies scholars — Suzanne Oboler, Jillian Báez, and Julie Minich — to talk about how they came to the field, what it offers a host of audiences, and what Latina/o/x students at PWIs should keep in mind as they move through college.

Latina/o/x Citizenship and National Belonging

The three co-hosts recap the last symposium, express some mid-semester blues, and offer a preview of the upcoming (November 8th) symposium featuring Suzanne Oboler, Julie Minich, and Jillian Báez.

Roundtable Discussion with Karma Chávez, Maura Toro-Morn, and Fidencio Fifield-Perez

Darrel Wanzer-Serrano sits down in front of a live audience with three esteemed Latina/o/x Studies scholars — Karma Chávez, Maura Toro-Morn, and Fidencio Fifield-Perez — to talk about how they came to the field, what it offers a host of audiences, and what Latina/o/x students at PWIs should keep in mind as they move through college.

Latina/o/x Migration

The band is back together for a recap of the recent LA BAMBA film screening and a preview of the upcoming symposium featuring Maura Toro-Morn, Karma Chávez, and Fidencio Fifield-Perez.

Conference Recovery; or “No Curse Words, Rene”

In this first episode after the Imagining Latinidades opening conference, Rene Rocha and Darrel Wanzer-Serrano discuss what the conference meant to them and then dive into the recurring controversy over the term Latinidad.

Roundtable Discussion with Anna Sampaio, Natalia Molina, and Claudia Milian

Rene Rocha sits down in front of a live audience with three esteemed Latina/o/x Studies scholars — Anna Sampaio, Natalia Molina, and Claudia Milian — to talk about how they came to the field, what it offers a host of audiences, and what Latina/o/x students at PWIs should keep in mind as they move through college.

Roundtable Discussion with Valerie Martinez-Ebers, Arlene Dávila, and Gina Pérez

Darrel Wanzer-Serrano sits down in front of a live audience with three esteemed Latina/o/x Studies scholars — Valerie Martinez-Ebers, Arlene Dávila, and Gina Pérez — to talk about how they came to the field, what it offers a host of audiences, and what Latina/o/x students at PWIs should keep in mind as they move through college.

Imagining Latinidades Globally, Nationally, and Locally

Darrel and Ariana discuss the research of 6 speakers coming to campus for the Imagining Latinidades opening conference, September 19-21, 2019.

Why Latina/o/x Studies? (feat. Lisa Ortiz & Rachel Torres)

Darrel and Ariana talk with Lisa Ortiz (Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow) and Rachel Torres (Mellon Dissertation Fellow) about their connections to Latina/o/x Studies and why they think the field is important.

Imagining Latinidades Today

Darrel, Ariana, and Rene tell their Latina/o/x (superhero) origin stories, talk about the evolution of the Latina/o Studies Program at Iowa, and riff on what Imagining Latinidades means to them.

Imagining Latini-WHAT?

Darrel Wanzer-Serrano, Ariana Ruiz, and Rene Rocha introduce themselves and their Latina/Latino/Latinx Studies themed podcast, Episode 1 of which will drop on August 20, 2019.

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