Dialogues in Afrolatinidad

by Michele Reid Vazquez

The podcast adaptation of the highly successful Dialogues in Afro-Latinidad webinar series ran by the University of Pittsburgh's Afro-Latinx studies initiative is here! In each episode, we educate, amplify, and elevate the stories, histories, and cultures of Afro-Latin American and Afro-Latinx communities, and their transnational connections. Within 30 minutes, listeners can learn more about the migrations, comparative historie... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E10 - A Thirst for Knowledge: Students and Afrolatinidad

    S01 E10 - A Thirst for Knowledge: Students and Afrolatinidad

    This three-part episode features conversations with Jennifer Bennett Brown, a K-12 Spanish language educator; Israel Herndon, a college senior majoring in Africana Studies and History; and Dennis Espejo, a rising junior concentrat...

    Jul 19 2021
    Jul 19 2021
    36:40
  • S01 E09 - Challenging the Narrative of Afro-Cuban Migration

    S01 E09 - Challenging the Narrative of Afro-Cuban MigrationExplicit

    This week Dr. Nancy Mirabal, a scholar of Afro-Latinx and Latinx studies at the University of Maryland, College Park, joins the conversation. In this episode, Dr. Mirabal challenges the perception that Cuban-American history begin...

    Jul 12 2021
    Jul 12 2021
    23:44
  • S01 E08 - Championing Afro-Latinx Representation in Classical Music

    S01 E08 - Championing Afro-Latinx Representation in Classical Music

    In this episode of Dialogues in Afrolatinidad, Dr. Michele Reid-Vazquez chats with Dr. Zuly Inirio, an Afro-Dominican soprano and doctor of musical arts. Dr. Inirio details her upbringing and how she got her start in music. She hi...

    Jul 05 2021
    Jul 05 2021
    29:08
  • S01 E07 - Exploring Race, Freedom, and Citizenship in Brazil

    S01 E07 - Exploring Race, Freedom, and Citizenship in Brazil

    This week on Dialogues in Afrolatinidad Dr. Michele Reid-Vazquez chats with Dr. Zach Morgan, an Associate Professor of History and African American Studies at Penn State University. He is passionate about issues of race, freedom, ...

    Jun 28 2021
    Jun 28 2021
    30:55
  • S01 E06 - Amplifying Afrolatinidad: The Power of the Arts

    S01 E06 - Amplifying Afrolatinidad: The Power of the Arts

    This episode spotlights Jade Cintrón Báez, a Bilingual Early Childhood Literacy Specialist for The Free Library of Philadelphia and host of ¡Looking Bilingüe! a storytelling series on Youtube that focuses on Latinx empowerment and...

    Jun 21 2021
    Jun 21 2021
    27:36