Latin@ Stories is a podcast born out of the oral history project about Latin@s in Ohio, Oral Narratives of Latin@s in Ohio (ONLO). It seeks to amplify the Latin@ experience with interviews in Spanish, English and Spanglish
Latin@ Stories Episode 241 A conversation with President Hector Ochoa
In this episode, I talk to President Salvador Héctor Ochoa of Texas A&M University—San Antonio. We talk about his experience growing in the Rio Grande Valley and his journey into higher education.
Latin@ Stories Episode 240 Resilience: A Chicana Professor Learning from Undocumented Student
In this episode, I talk to Professor Jennifer Nájera about her journey through higher education and her scholarship on undocumented student activism. She also discusses her ongoing collaborative work on mapping Chicana/Mexicana contributions of women’s organizing in South Texas and Southern Arizona.
Latin@ Stories Episode 239 A conversation with San Antonio writer, Anel Flores
In this episode, I talk to Anel Flores, a South Texas writer, about her work and inspiration for writing.
Latin@ Stories Episode 238 Spanish so White!
In this episode, I discuss Spanish teaching and learning with professor Adam Schwartz and his new book Spanish so White: Conversations on the Inconvenient Racism of ‘Foreign’ Language Education, published in 2023. This book is now available as audiobook, narrated by Schwartz!
Latin@ Stories Episode 237 A Literary History of Afrolatinidades
In this episode, I talk to Dr. Regina Mills, Assistant Professor of Latinx and U.S. Multi-ethnic Literature in the Department of English at Texas A&M University. We discuss her first monograph, Invisibility and Influence: A Literary History of AfroLatinidades.
Latin@ Stories Episode 236 Immigration Policies and Education
In this podcast, Lidia Flores talks about Daca and undocumented people's journey through higher education.
An illuminating podcast that sheds light on the Latin@ community in Ohio. What we’re doing, what we think and where we’re going.
Very interesting topics. I am teaching myself Spanish and this is an excellent way to learn about varying aspects of the Spanish culture while improving my listening comprehension.