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Narrative Encounters – Cognition and Chicanx Culture: An Interview with Frederick Luis Aldama—by Mario Grill
Left: Mario Grill; Right: Frederick Luis Aldama Frederick Luis Aldama is a cognitive cultural studies scholar and one of the leading figures in Latinx Studies. His work is therefore of central importance to our research at the Narrative Encounters Project. As Arts & Humanities Distinguished Professor, he teaches Latinx literature, comics, film, and pop [...]
Pop Culture Podcast—Episode 6: ProfessorLatinx, Rolando Rubalcava, & Zachary Dean Discuss Masculinity in the MCU
Professor Latinx talks with Dr. Abate about her journey to comics studies, how she sees her work intervening intellectually, creatively, politically in the academy and the world, what she likes to teach, and her new book, Funny Girls, among many other topics.
Associate Professor of English at Howard University, Marc Singer has blazed new paths in comics studies with his many articles, books, and editorships. With a nascent scholarly interest in comics growing already as a teen with Watchmen and Dark Knight Returns, and after pursuing a PhD in literary studies at the University of Maryland, [...]
Professor Aldama Selected as Distinguished University Professor—Ohio State University Office of Diversity & Inclusion
Professor Frederick Aldama was recently selected as a Distinguished University Professor. The Office of Academic Affairs awards the permanent, honorific title on a competitive basis to full professors who have truly exceptional records in teaching, in research, scholarly or creative work, and in service. One to three appointments may be awarded annually to faculty [...]
Pop Culture Podcast—Episode 4: ProfessorLatinx and OSU Graduate Students React to “The Curse of La Llorona”
Professor Aldama sits down with Ohio State PhD. students Katlin Sweeney, Carlos Kelly and Dani Orozco to discuss The Curse of La Llorona and Latinx culture.
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 [...]
Mario Grill, a member of the Department of English at the University of Klagenfurt (Austria), interviews Dr. Frederick Aldama.