Tag: Latinx

Vanessa Diaz on her new book, Manufacturing Celebrity

| , February 15th, 2021

Interview by Sandhya Narayanan https://www.dukeupress.edu/manufacturing-celebrity Sandhya Narayanan: One goal of your ethnography is to delve deeper into the ways that celebrity, and its cl…

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Guest Post: Black Latinx Encuentros: Embodied Knowledge and Reciprocal Forms of Knowledge Sharing

Footnotes Editor , July 1st, 2020

[Footnotes is excited to present a guest post by Amarilys Estrella and Meryleen Mena. This post is a part of the Embodying Reciprocity se…


Speak American

Summerson Carr , August 16th, 2019

October 16, 2017, begins as a normal day at your New Jersey high school. You are chatting with friends in Spanish, the second most-spoken language in the United…

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Anti-Queer Violence, Bearing Witness, and Thinking with Algorithms on Social Media

Baird Campbell , June 27th, 2019

(Nota: Esta publicación está disponible en español aquí.) In early June 2019, news began to break concerning the death of a Salvadoran transgender woman, Johana Medina León, of…


From Jute Harvests to Mall Food Courts: Fostering Discourse through Food Spaces

aeadams60 , March 25th, 2019

Sarah Fouts American Studies, UMBC Blog editors’ note: This is the spring edition of the Latinx Foodways in North America series, which looks at different approaches scholars use…


A “Hoppy” Bubble? Linking Labor and Capital in Washington State’s Beer and Cannabis Industries

foodanthro , November 17th, 2017

Blog Editor’s note: This is the second installment in FoodAnthropology’s series on Latinx foodways in North America. We welcome contributions from researchers in this area. More details about…


Latinx America and an Anthropology of Dissent

Alexandra Frankel , November 3rd, 2017

[pquote]Instead of proclaiming and declaring anthropology’s importance, we should step back and ask: What is the matter with anthropology?[/pquote]Our Annual Meeting theme has a problem. “Anthropology…

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Recovery Workers, Latinx Foodways, and Small-Business Development in New Orleans

foodanthro , October 11th, 2017

Blog Editor’s note: This is the first installment in FoodAnthropology’s new series on Latinx foodways in North America. We welcome contributions from researchers in this area. More details…


Latinx Foodways in North America: A Blog Series

foodanthro , October 11th, 2017

Sarah Fouts, series editor Postdoctoral Fellow Latin American and Latino Studies Program Lehigh University From threats of “taco trucks on every corner” and immigration raids in restaurants to…