Frederick Luis Aldama

Frederick Luis Aldama

Professor LatinX

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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.

The Underground: Ohio State University Professor Frederick Luis Aldama Presents Latinx Superheroes Lecture—by Brooke Crouse
Frederick Luis Aldama, an Ohio State University professor of arts and humanities, screened and elaborated on his book turned documentary “Latinx Superheroes in Mainstream Comics” in Penn State’s Foster Auditorium. The documentary featured several Latinx and non-Latinx comic book lovers who shared that comics have been a solace for them although they feel that the Latinx community lacked representation in most comics. Sophomore criminology and Spanish major Lexi Hall said that comic book creators started ...
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An Interview with Frederick Luis Aldama—by Mario Grill
Mario Grill, a member of the Department of English at the University of Klagenfurt (Austria), interviews Dr. Frederick Aldama ...
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Pop Culture Podcast—Episode 3: ProfessorLatinx and Students React to "Shazam" ...
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My blog seeks to enrich our understanding of the making and consuming of pop cultural phenomena


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