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14 Oct
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Department of Africana Studies
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Webinar: Performing Afrolatinidad: The Arts, Identity, and Social Justice

Join us for the kick off of this year’s Transnational Dialogues in Afrolatindad webinar series. It is a featured event of the Latinx Connect Virtual Conference  (register below) 

This webinar focuses on the arts, identity, and social justice. Scholars working at the intersections of music, education, Latinx, Cuban, Dominican, and Puerto Rican Studies will explore the ways that these issues overlap and impact U.S. Afro-Latinxs and Afro-Latin American communities.    

Free registration through the Latinx Connect Virtual Conference:  

https://pitt.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9MJ63ybjuxksfzg 

Featured Panelists:  

Pablo Herrera Veitia, PhD Candidate: Department of Social Anthropology, University of St. Andrews; Afro-Cuban hip hop music producer. 

Zuly Inirio, DMA: Founder, Afro-Latinx Song and Opera Project; Afro-Dominican opera singer.  

Jade Cintrón Báez, MS: Founder and Artistic Director, "¡Looking Bilingüe!"; Bilingual Early Childhood Literacy Specialist, The Free Library of Philadelphia.  

Jason Méndez, PhD: Co-Founder, Block Chronicles; Visiting Assistant Professor,Center for Urban Education, University of Pittsburgh; Boricua writer, playwright, performer, and educator. 

Co-Moderators:

Michele Reid-Vazquez, PhD

Director, Afrolatinidad Studies Initiative and Center for Ethnic Studies Research

Associate Professor of Africana Studies

University of Pittsburgh

Luana Reis, MA

President, ADDverse Poetry Collective

Doctoral Student, Hispanic Languages and Literatures

University of Pittsburgh 

Thursday, October 14 at 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Virtual Event

Webinar: Performing Afrolatinidad: The Arts, Identity, and Social Justice

Join us for the kick off of this year’s Transnational Dialogues in Afrolatindad webinar series. It is a featured event of the Latinx Connect Virtual Conference  (register below) 

This webinar focuses on the arts, identity, and social justice. Scholars working at the intersections of music, education, Latinx, Cuban, Dominican, and Puerto Rican Studies will explore the ways that these issues overlap and impact U.S. Afro-Latinxs and Afro-Latin American communities.    

Free registration through the Latinx Connect Virtual Conference:  

https://pitt.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9MJ63ybjuxksfzg 

Featured Panelists:  

Pablo Herrera Veitia, PhD Candidate: Department of Social Anthropology, University of St. Andrews; Afro-Cuban hip hop music producer. 

Zuly Inirio, DMA: Founder, Afro-Latinx Song and Opera Project; Afro-Dominican opera singer.  

Jade Cintrón Báez, MS: Founder and Artistic Director, "¡Looking Bilingüe!"; Bilingual Early Childhood Literacy Specialist, The Free Library of Philadelphia.  

Jason Méndez, PhD: Co-Founder, Block Chronicles; Visiting Assistant Professor,Center for Urban Education, University of Pittsburgh; Boricua writer, playwright, performer, and educator. 

Co-Moderators:

Michele Reid-Vazquez, PhD

Director, Afrolatinidad Studies Initiative and Center for Ethnic Studies Research

Associate Professor of Africana Studies

University of Pittsburgh

Luana Reis, MA

President, ADDverse Poetry Collective

Doctoral Student, Hispanic Languages and Literatures

University of Pittsburgh 

Thursday, October 14 at 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Virtual Event

Event Type

Virtual

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