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The State of Latinx Media
October 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmFREE with RSVP
A discussion of the latest insights on Latinx media, including research on audiences and the state of cultural criticism, the newest on digital platforms, and the larger policies affecting net neutrality and media access with a focus on key strategies for engagement and activism for making change. The panelists include:
Jillian Baez is an associate professor at CSI at CUNY and specializes in Latina/o media, audience studies, transnational feminisms, and media literacy. Dr. Báez is General Editor of Women’s Studies Quarterly. She is also author of In Search of Belonging: Latinas, Media and Citizenship.
Elizabeth Méndez Berry is a cultural critic and director of Voice, Creativity, and Culture, The Nathan Cummings Foundation.
Joseph Torres is an author, media activist and Senior Director of Strategy and Engagement at FREE Press.
Raquel Reichard is an award-winning, Orlando-based journalist and editor covering Latinx social justice, political and cultural issues.
The panel will be moderated by Professor Urayoan Noel, professor of Spanish & Portuguese, at NYU on October 29, 2018.
Co-sponsored by Program in Culture and Media, and the Media, Culture and Communications Department (MCC)