Dialogues in Afrolatinidad

Season 1 – Listen Below and go to the Season 1 Main Page

Season 2 – Coming Soon!

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.

Listen to Season 1 below or go to the Season 1 Main Page for links to books, articles, films, organizations, and other resources mentioned in each episode

A Thirst for Knowledge: Students and Afrolatinidad Dialogues in Afrolatinidad

  1. A Thirst for Knowledge: Students and Afrolatinidad
  2. Challenging the Narrative of Afro-Cuban Migration
  3. Championing Afro-Latinx Representation in Classical Music
  4. Exploring Race, Freedom, and Citizenship in Brazil
  5. Amplifying Afrolatinidad: The Power of the Arts
  6. The African Diaspora in Latin America: Telling Our Stories 
  7. A Passion for Portuguese, Poetry, and Afro-Brazilian Studies
  8. Afro-Mexicans, Migration, and the Permutations of Race
  9. Solidarities, Activism, and Ethnic Studies
  10. Brazil, Black Women, Gender Equity, and Education

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Host and Executive Producer: Dr. Michele Reid-Vazquez

Social Media Manager: Dennis Espejo

Trailer and Podcast Production Manager: Israel Herndon

Communications and Website Development Coordinator: Joanna Linares

Audience Engagement and Website Development Coordinator: Emily Ngandjui

Theme Music: Dr. John Bagnato

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

Funding Support

Funding support for Season 1 provided by the University of Pittsburgh, Center for Global Studies.

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