Frederick Luis Aldama

Frederick Luis Aldama

Professor LatinX

Professor LatinX 2017-09-02T17:33:22+00:00

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.

Latinx Spaces: Crucial Storytelling—by Christopher C. Hernandez
Crucial Storytelling: ‘Tales from La Vida: A Latinx Comics Anthology’ By Christopher C. Hernandez, Comicosity “The interpretation of our reality through patterns not our own, serves only to make us ever more unknown, ever less free, ever more solitary.” — Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 1982 Nobel Lecture Gabriel Garcia Marquez recognized the importance of Latin America’s self-representation in storytelling. Marquez points out that Latinx peoples have a history of our stories being told for us and ...
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Comix Latinx—Graphic Reclamations: Barajas and Gonzo’s "Tata Rambo"
“Graphic Reclamations: Barajas and Gonzo’s Tata Rambo as Co-Creative Journey that Sets the Historical Record Straight” Guest Post By: Frederick Luis Aldama, aka Professor LatinX Just the other day my kid asked: “how can the filmmaker of Hidden Figures have known the story of these three important African American women mathematicians and scientists if the history books never included them?” I was quick to muddle through a response that amounted to something like this: “Someone ...
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My blog seeks to enrich our understanding of the making and consuming of pop cultural phenomena

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