Library EventLatina/o/x Cultural Citizenships & Popular Belonging

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 9:00am to 5:30pm

11/20/2020 9:00am 11/20/2020 5:30pm Latina/o/x Cultural Citizenships & Popular Belonging After having addressed issues surrounding formal citizenship and national belonging in the previous semester, this one-day symposium will bring subject area experts to discuss modalities of popular belonging (television, sports, music, literature, and more) in Latina/o/x contexts in the U.S. Potential speakers include the following. *Adrian Burgos is Professor of History at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and specializes in U.S. Latino history, sport history, urban history, and African American history. Frederick Luis Aldama is Arts and Humanities Distinguished Professor of English at The Ohio State University; his research and creative activity addresses Latina/o/x fiction and popular culture. Frances Aparicio is a Professor of Spanish and Portuguese and Director of Latino Studies at Northwestern University whose scholarship is focused on U.S. Latino/a literatures and cultures, and popular culture and cultural studies in Latin(o) America (particularly music). Iowa City Public Library Iowa City Public Library America/Chicago public

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

After having addressed issues surrounding formal citizenship and national belonging in the previous semester, this one-day symposium will bring subject area experts to discuss modalities of popular belonging (television, sports, music, literature, and more) in Latina/o/x contexts in the U.S. Potential speakers include the following. *Adrian Burgos is Professor of History at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and specializes in U.S. Latino history, sport history, urban history, and African American history. Frederick Luis Aldama is Arts and Humanities Distinguished Professor of English at The Ohio State University; his research and creative activity addresses Latina/o/x fiction and popular culture. Frances Aparicio is a Professor of Spanish and Portuguese and Director of Latino Studies at Northwestern University whose scholarship is focused on U.S. Latino/a literatures and cultures, and popular culture and cultural studies in Latin(o) America (particularly music).

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Library.

This event is open to the public.

Cosponsor

Cosponsor Organization: Obermann Center for Advanced Studies

Cosponsor Name: Erin Hackathorn

Cosponsor Phone: 319-335-4034