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72nd International Communication Association (ICA) Conference #ICA22

I’m in Paris for the 72nd International Communication Association (ICA) Conference. Scholars from around the world meet every year to share our ideas about media and society. 3000 academics are in Paris for the ICA, and another 1000 are participating online. This is the first time we’ve gathered in person since COVID, so it was …

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COM 381: Special Topics – Latin American Media

COM 381: Special Topics – Latin American Media will focus on contemporary Latin American media and popular forms of political communication. We will concentrate on the history and cultural ascendancy of Latin American television. Throughout the course, we will study the media’s instrumental role during moments of political transition and crisis in Brazil, Chile, Mexico, …

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Interview with Leticia, Detention Center Detainee

“Leticia” – April 9, 2021 interview with a former immigration detainee who describes her experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic while in detention at the Otay Mesa Detention Center. This was a collaboration with the U.S.-Mexico Border Program for the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC). Run time: 12:29. Video by Harry L. Simón Salazar, Assistant Professor …

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Anastasio Hernández Rojas Mural, Chicano Park

A close-up view of the Anastasio Hernández Rojas mural in Chicano Park, 09/12/2020, a few days before the scaffolding was taken down. This was at the presentation of the mural activity for Anastasio’s family and members of the Chicano Park community. Seeing the artwork up close moved me deeply. Felicitaciones a los muralistas – thank …

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