A podcast exploring contemporary LatinX life in the Inland Empire, and our relationships to geography and to one another. Each episode invites guests to delve into a different topic facing LatinX peoples today.
S02E05 Stephanie Griswold on religious studies, histories and contemporary diverse faiths practiced by Latinx and Chicanx communities in Southern California
As an Interfield PhD student in History and Religious studies, she is the research assistant of the Howard W. Hunter Chair of Mormon studies at Claremont Graduate University. We unpack the cultural significance of women of color in the academy and the diverse practices of Latinx and Chicanx Catholicism, Christianity as well as non- Christian faiths […]
S02E04 William Camargo on Arts Education and Arts Activism Networks as Public Histories
As Commissioner of Heritage and Culture in the city of Anaheim, Camargo holds an M.F.A from Claremont Graduate University. He is the founder and curator of Latinx Diaspora Archives an archive Instagram page that elevates communities of color through family photos. He is also the first west-coast artist in resident at New York University’s Latinx […]
S02E03 ‘Berdoo’ Film and the Powerful Lives of Students in the San Bernardino City Unified School District
Filmmakers Nishita Matangi and Giacomo Thillet discuss how Berdoo tells the story of a local community and the resources available to decrease chronic absenteeism in the San Bernardino City Unified School District. How did documenting San Bernardino students reveal the resilience and strength of the Inland Empire? For a transcript of this episode, email cgupodcasts […]
S02E02 Jenna Guzman-Lowery and Ashley Canovas on Political Unity Through Community
How has local politics adapted to the Covid-19 pandemic? Why does representation of Latinx peoples in civic engagement matter? Join Jenna Guzman-Lowery who is running for a seat on the Redlands city council district 4 to discuss diversifying leadership. For a transcript of this episode, email cgupodcasts at gmail.com and include the episode title.
S02E01 With Juan Carlos Parrilla
The episode is a discussion with Cultural Studies student Juan Carlos Parilla on Casa 0101 Theatre.
S01E04 LatinX Foods With Saundra Garcia
Conversation with Saundra Garcia on Inland Empire foods and businesses with Latinx influences. Learn about businesses supporting local produce. New flavors and classic IE foods.
Culturally Relevant, Digital and Public Humanities
This podcast represents an important step towards defining and actualizing the Latinx community in the Inland Empire/ SoCal.
Teaching and Learning
I am a middle and high school teacher in the Inland Empire. When I listened to this podcast I was reminded of how important it is to honor my students’ cultures and be mindful of this when developing curriculum. I am just beginning to use podcasts as a final project option and am finding this an important vehicle for giving my Latino/a students a voice in a system that most often does not recognize their identities. Thank you for this wonderful and insightful model.
Insightful and Informative
As someone who grew up in the Inland Empire, this podcasts is a fascinating look at the impact of LatinX culture