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El Café Latinx

El Café Latinx

By Latinx Digital Media
What are the experiences of being a Latinx or Latin American scholar in communication and media studies? What challenges and opportunities come with our identities? Pablo Boczkowski, who holds the Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani Chair In Communication at Northwestern University, and Mora Matassi, Ph.D. student at Northwestern and executive producer of this podcast, invite you to discover the journeys of scholars at the cutting edge of creating knowledge about Latinx and Latin American communication across the Americas. Podcast by the Center for Latinx Digital Media at Northwestern University.
12 - Sebastián Valenzuela and understanding the field’s identity crisis
Host Pablo Boczkowski interviews Prof. Sebastián Valenzuela (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile). Among many topics, they discuss about the existence of an identity crisis within the field of communication and media studies. This is episode twelve of El Café Latinx, podcast produced by the Center for Latinx Digital Media at Northwestern University.
51:54
February 25, 2021
11 - Hernan Galperin and the craft of grant writing
Host Pablo Boczkowski interviews Prof. Hernan Galperin (University of Southern California). Among many topics, they discuss the importance of learning the craft of grant application writing. This is episode eleven of El Café Latinx, podcast produced by the Center for Latinx Digital Media at Northwestern University.
39:57
February 15, 2021
10 - Mireya Márquez-Ramírez and being proud of a strong accent
Host Pablo Boczkowski interviews Prof. Mireya Márquez-Ramírez (Universidad Iberoamericana Mexico City). Among many topics, they discuss the construction of intellectual identities in global academia. This is the tenth episode of El Café Latinx, podcast produced by the Center for Latinx Digital Media at Northwestern University.
47:21
January 12, 2021
9 - Hernando Rojas and contextualization as a norm
Host Pablo Boczkowski interviews Prof. Hernando Rojas (University of Wisconsin-Madison). Among many topics, they discuss contextualization as a norm. This is the ninth episode of El Café Latinx, podcast produced by the Center for Latinx Digital Media at Northwestern University.
41:25
January 5, 2021
8 - Claudia Mellado and the art of collaboration
Host Pablo Boczkowski interviews Prof. Claudia Mellado (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso). Among many topics, they discuss the art of collaboration in academia. This is the eighth episode of El Café Latinx, podcast produced by the Center for Latinx Digital Media at Northwestern University.
45:32
December 18, 2020
7 - Arthur D. Soto-Vásquez and resilience in scholarly production
Host Pablo Boczkowski interviews Prof. Arthur D. Soto-Vásquez (Texas A&M International University). Among many topics, they discuss resilience in scholarly production. This is the seventh episode of El Café Latinx, podcast produced by the Center for Latinx Digital Media at Northwestern University.
39:35
December 9, 2020
6 - Ignacio Siles and going against double standards in academia
Host Pablo Boczkowski interviews Prof. Ignacio Siles (Universidad de Costa Rica). Among many topics, they discuss double standards in academia. This is the sixth episode of El Café Latinx, podcast produced by the Center for Latinx Digital Media at Northwestern University.
44:40
November 27, 2020
5 - Jairo Lugo-Ocando and the story of a cab driver in Haiti
Host Pablo Boczkowski interviews Prof. Jairo Lugo-Ocando (Northwestern University in Qatar). Among many topics, they discuss the labor practices of knowledge production in the Global South. This is the fifth episode of El Café Latinx, podcast produced by the Center for Latinx Digital Media at Northwestern University.
54:21
November 19, 2020
4 - Rachel R. Mourão and globalization and its discontents
Host Pablo Boczkowski interviews Prof. Rachel R. Mourão (Michigan State University). Among many topics, they discuss globalization and its discontents concerning scholarly opportunities. This is the fourth episode of El Café Latinx, podcast produced by the Center for Latinx Digital Media at Northwestern University.
54:17
November 12, 2020
3 - Angharad N. Valdivia and reimagining scholarly productivity
Host Pablo Boczkowski interviews Prof. Angharad N. Valdivia (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign). Among many topics, they discuss ways to reimagine scholarly productivity in the field of communication and media studies. This is the third episode of El Café Latinx, podcast produced by the Center for Latinx Digital Media at Northwestern University.
43:60
November 5, 2020
2 - Hector Amaya and reading for promise
Host Pablo Boczkowski interviews Prof. Hector Amaya (University of Southern California). Among many topics, they discuss the emphasis put on numbers instead of ideas as signals of academic promise in the field of communication and media studies. This is the second episode of El Café Latinx, podcast produced by the Center for Latinx Digital Media at Northwestern University.
51:57
October 28, 2020
1 - Jessica Retis and the power of mentorship
Host Pablo Boczkowski interviews Prof. Jessica Retis (University of Arizona). Among many topics, they discuss the power of mentorship in academia, which has enabled her to succeed in her scholarly journey. This is the first episode of El Café Latinx, podcast produced by the Center for Latinx Digital Media at Northwestern University.
49:60
October 21, 2020