Frederick Luis Aldama

Frederick Luis Aldama

Professor LatinX

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LATINX POP CULTURE

Today, we’re living minute by minute a remarkable historical period in terms of pop cultural production—and its study. This site serves as a hub for the wide circulation of pop cultural phenomena that energizes my teaching and publishing on TV, webisodes, film, comic books, video games, music, food, tattoo and poster art, Tweet fiction, and much more.

I write books, lecture, speak, run community programs and curate the Planetary Republic of Comics.

Some books..

Planetary Republic Of Comics

A space for all things critical and creative about comics showcasing the variety and vitality of the presence and significant influence of comics in the shaping of culture, history, politics and society.

Browse characters, comics, creators or read more about The Republic here.

SÕL-CON: The Brown and Black Comix Expo 2017 [Vid]
Interview with Armando F Sanchez for Sõl-Con 2017 ...
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Professor LatinX Chats with Erika Lopez
http://professorlatinx.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/21389298_1707789922565181_1842625986_o.jpg Latinx cartoonist, novelist, and performance artist, Erika Lopez, was born in New York City and raised by Quaker activist lesbian mamá in the suburbs of New Jersey and West Virginia. Lopez grew up self-identifying as Afrolatinx; her biological father was Afrolatinx Puerto Rican. She also grew up tremendously influenced by comics like Adam Hughes’s Betty and Veronica (1953-1987). During high school Lopez began to hone her craft as a visual and verbal storyteller.  After ...
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Angelitos: A Graphic Novel, Questions to Ilan Stavans
http://professorlatinx.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/FULLCOVER_StavansCohen.jpg ProfessorLatinX: You’ve co-created a number of graphic novels—in the form of fiction, memoirs, histories—, including Mr. Spic Goes to Washington (with Roberto Weil), Latino USA and A Most Imperfect Union (both with Lalo Alcaraz), and El Iluminado (with Steven Sheinkin). You even have a fotonovela, [email protected]:53AM (with Marcelo Brodsky). Why the move to create stories and tell history through the visual-verbal narrative form? Ilan Stavans: I came of age in Mexico City in the ...
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My blog seeks to enrich our understanding of the making and consuming of pop cultural phenomena

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