LatinX in the Inland Empire
A podcast exploring contemporary LatinX life in the Inland Empire, and our relationships to geography and to one another. Each episode invites guests to delve into a different topic facing LatinX peoples today.
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Alexis Paul Monroy on Lowrider Culture and the Transformational Power of the Street
Join Eric Ignacio Thomas and Alexis Paul Monroy’s conversation on the sights, sounds, and transformational power of the street for Latinx persons. As a lowrider Monroy’s goal is to spread a deeper consciousness and appreciation for street culture while amplifying the often-unheard voices which fill them. How does Cultural Studies allow for deeper analysis of […]
Stephanie Griswold on religious studies, histories and contemporary diverse faiths practiced by Latinx and Chicanx communities in Southern California
As an Interfield PhD student in History and Religious studies, she is the research assistant of the Howard W. Hunter Chair of Mormon studies at Claremont Graduate University. We unpack the cultural significance of women of color in the academy and the diverse practices of Latinx and Chicanx Catholicism, Christianity as well as non- Christian faiths […]
William Camargo on Arts Education and Arts Activism Networks as Public Histories
As Commissioner of Heritage and Culture in the city of Anaheim, Camargo holds an M.F.A from Claremont Graduate University. He is the founder and curator of Latinx Diaspora Archives an archive Instagram page that elevates communities of color through family photos. He is also the first west-coast artist in resident at New York University’s Latinx […]
‘Berdoo’ Film and the Powerful Lives of Students in the San Bernardino City Unified School District
Filmmakers Nishita Matangi and Giacomo Thillet discuss how Berdoo tells the story of a local community and the resources available to decrease chronic absenteeism in the San Bernardino City Unified School District. How did documenting San Bernardino students reveal the resilience and strength of the Inland Empire?
Jenna Guzman-Lowery and Ashley Canovas on Political Unity Through Community
How has local politics adapted to the Covid-19 pandemic? Why does representation of Latinx peoples in civic engagement matter? Join Jenna Guzman-Lowery who is running for a seat on the Redlands city council district 4 to discuss diversifying leadership.
Juan Carlos Parrilla and the Casa 0101 Theater
The episode is a discussion with Cultural Studies student Juan Carlos Parilla on Casa 0101 Theatre.
LatinX Foods With Saundra Garcia
Conversation with Saundra Garcia on Inland Empire foods and businesses with Latinx influences. Learn about businesses supporting local produce. New flavors and classic IE foods.
Mexican American Identity – Indigenous Sustainability with Freddy De Lapaz
Conversation with Freddy De Lapaz, MA student on Mexican American identity and Latinx peoples in Southern California. Discussion on cultural and historical issues addressing Identity.
Theater and Poetry with Jessica Delgado
How does local theater and poetry play into our cultural identities? Explore how Chicanx theatre and poetry create empowerment for activism.
LatinX and ChicanX Day of the Dead Celebrations/Ofrenda
Our first episode is an interview with CGU Media Studies student Marissa Hicks-Alcaraz.