Last week we co-sponsored an evening with three amazing Latina music critics Alexandra Vazquez, Licia Fiol-Matta, and Deborah Vargas who taught us how to engage in feminist listening practices. The critics shared some favorite classics that challenged stereotypical ideas about what Latinx music feels and sounds like. Check out this cancionero: Los Angeles Azules, chavela Vargas, Marvin Santiago, Lucecita, […]
The opening last Friday was a huge success with hundreds of people coming to celebrate our inaugural exhibition PELEA: Visual Responses to Spatial Precarity. Many of the artists were in attendance and talked about their work with many members of the community. KJCC director Ana Dopico welcomed us to the space and our founder Arlene […]
Jonathan Rosa visited us from Stanford to talk about his now sold out book ‘Looking like a Language, Sounding like a Race: Raciolinguistic Ideologies and the Learning of Latinidad.‘ He took us through a presentation about his research including two years of ethnographic research studying a Chicago high school where most of the student body were […]
Check out our program details for the upcoming conference March 7th and 8th!
Dr. Alicia Schmidt Camacho Discusses the Caravans Dr. Alicia Schmidt Camacho, Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity, Race, and Migration at Yale, visited us to speak about the caravans carrying asylum seekers to the US Mexico border. Her insights come at a time when there are global concerns over human mobility and how it is […]