This week’s episode spotlights the conversation between guest host, Israel Herndon, and Dr. Justo Planas, Assistant Professor of Spanish and Endowed Professor for the Study of the Americas at Le Moyne College. Dr. Planas shares his passion for bridging the gap between the Caribbean and the classroom. He discusses his research on Caribbean sex tourism in film. Through his work, he examines how stereotypes about the are created and challenged on the big screen. He also explores the significance of the 2022 NEH Summer Institute: Transnational Dialogues in Afro-Latin American and Afro-Latinx Studies on his teaching and research.