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Dialogues in Afrolatinidad

Dialogues in Afrolatinidad explores history, culture, and contemporary issues in Afro-Latin America and U.S.-Afro-Latinx communities. The podcast features interviews with scholars, writers, educators, artists, and community leaders who share their passion for Afro-Latin American and Afro-Latinx Studies, the significance of their intellectual, creative, or community engagement, and resources for learning more.

Dialogues in Afrolatinidad seeks to

Educate. Provide knowledge and resources.

Amplify. Expand public awareness of researchers, communities, relevant issues, and solidarities.

Elevate. Enhance the visibility of intersecting African diaspora, Latin American, and Latinx histories and cultures.

Episode 5 – June 14, 2021 

Sherwin K. Bryant:  The African Diaspora in Latin America: Telling Our Stories

This episode of Dialogues in Afrolatinidad features Dr. Sherwin K. Bryant, an Associate Professor of African American Studies and History at Northwestern University. He specializes in the history of the African Diaspora and questions of slavery, race, law, and legal history in the Andes. In this conversation, he delves into his early formative experiences and how they set the stage for his development in academia and interest in the erasure of slavery in Ecuador. He also explores the geographical marginalization that Afro- descendant communities have experienced across the Americas.

  

The African Diaspora in Latin America: Telling Our Stories  Dialogues in Afrolatinidad

  1. The African Diaspora in Latin America: Telling Our Stories 
  2. A Passion for Portuguese, Poetry, and Afro-Brazilian Studies
  3. Afro-Mexicans, Migration, and the Permutations of Race
  4. Solidarities, Activism, and Ethnic Studies
  5. Brazil, Black Women, Gender Equity, and Education

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Episode Resource Pages

Includes links to books, articles, films, organizations, and other resources mentioned in each episode

Episode 1 – Kia Lilly Caldwell: Brazil, Black Women, Gender Equity and Education

Episode 2 – Eddie Bonilla: Solidarities, Activism, and Ethnic Studies

Episode 3 –  Jennifer A. Jones: Afro-Mexicans, Migration, and the Permutations of Race 

Episode 4 – Luana Reis: A Passion for Portuguese, Poetry, and Afro-Brazilian Studies 

Episode 5 – Sherwin K. Bryant: The African Diaspora in Latin America: Telling Our Stories


Credits

Host and Executive Producer: Dr. Michele Reid-Vazquez

Project Coordinator: Dennis Espejo

Project Coordinator & Trailer Producer: Israel Herndon

Theme Music: Dr. John Bagnato

Music S1-Episode 4: “Seven Chimes” by Pierce Murphy, May 20, 2021, modified, Freemusicarchive.org.

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