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Turning Latinas/os/x Into a Month: Mediatizing a Heterogeneous Culture - Shared screen with speaker view
Diana Leon-Boys
59:05
So excited about that quinceañera project!
Diana Leon-Boys
01:00:39
Yes! Celebration discourses!
Diana Leon-Boys
01:00:55
Even death is turned into a party/celebration.
Audrey Lucero
01:01:09
Cinco de Mayo, anyone?
Diana Leon-Boys
01:01:25
Yes, definitely Cinco de Mayo.
Johanna Hoskinson
01:01:32
Also came from an assimilation of religious celebrations and not celebrated in all Latinx countries
Diana Leon-Boys
01:02:11
Great point, Johanna.
Angharad N Valdivia
01:02:43
Exactly flattening of difference
Ariana Cano (She, Her, Ella)
01:02:49
^^^
Cindy Rojas Villagomez
01:14:46
Or cheapening the narrative by trivializing it. Thinking about when KFC made that ad where the shadow was the closed fist symbol used for BLM. Very interesting point Ariana
Johanna Hoskinson
01:18:15
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I feel as though Hispanic Heritage month truly focuses on Mexican culture and celebrations.
Ariana Cano (She, Her, Ella)
01:19:39
@cindy :O
Ariana Cano (She, Her, Ella)
01:19:58
Agreed Johanna
John Guzman (He/ Him/ His)
01:29:02
Same with Lupita Nyong’o.
Johanna Hoskinson
01:29:34
Completely
Cindy Rojas Villagomez
01:30:17
So many dialects that are very specific down to a village.
Feather Crawford (she/her)
01:30:35
Ariana is now able to share screen
Johanna Hoskinson
01:30:57
And many believe Cinco de Mayo is Mexican Independence
Lynn Stephen
01:31:17
Mexico has at least 60 different Indigenous languages. They are separate languages—not dialects. They are dialects in each language. Miguel Villeagas is a trilingual Mixteco rapper who raps in Mixteco, Spanish, andEnglish. He has a rap called Mixteco es un language no un dialecto.
Ariana Cano (She, Her, Ella)
01:31:29
^^^ Lynn!
Cindy Rojas Villagomez
01:31:41
Yes great clarification
Lynn Stephen
01:32:37
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YeXkVw4Y8A8
Diana Leon-Boys
01:32:44
Exactly, Juan! Such a great point.
Johanna Hoskinson
01:32:58
When I was I studying in Mexico they had mentioned over 200 Mexican languages. Not sure if that has changed or gotten smaller.
Lynn Stephen
01:33:03
Link to Ina Isu (Miguel Villegas) video of his trilingual rap on this point. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YeXkVw4Y8A8
Johanna Hoskinson
01:33:56
Dia de los Muertos got joined by all Saints day and is celebrated around the same time
Lynn Stephen
01:34:01
The number of languages in Mexico keep growing as they get reclassified…there are a lot. We have identified 26 different Indigenous language from Mexico and Guatemala in the state of Oregon.
Johanna Hoskinson
01:34:09
Hondurans don't celebrate it
Yaire Solano Guevara
01:34:14
I agree that specifically in Mexican media, this white image of Mexicans is strongly portrayed. There is a very big colorist culture in Mexico which excludes/pushes away darker skinned or more ethnic looking Mexicans from media. Even when they are showed, especially in dramas, they are portrayed as “lower class.”
Lynn Stephen
01:35:57
How do we decenter “Hispanic Heritage Month” in our own universities through curriculum, classes, longer term projects
Johanna Hoskinson
01:37:02
I thought the idea of Hispanic Heritage was truly suppose to embrace that many Latinx countries celebrate their independence on that week of September
Johanna Hoskinson
01:37:22
At least Mexico and Central America
Steph
01:39:17
👏
Feather Crawford (she/her)
01:40:34
https://latinoroots.uoregon.edu/
Lynn Stephen
01:41:50
Important to also pay attention to who we are citing and also teaching. Great point.
John Guzman (He/ Him/ His)
01:41:54
Especially graduate classes. I believe my first term in grad school I only read White men.
Diana Leon-Boys
01:43:10
These are such great conversations. I am so glad I had the chance to tune in this evening. I have to get going now, though. I appreciate all the work you all are doing!! And yes, Dr. Valdivia— we need to diversify and intersectionalize ALL subjects!
Cindy Rojas Villagomez
01:43:33
Yes, this idea that Hispanic/latinx/etc is an elective rather than core curriculum needs to be revamped.
Angharad N Valdivia
01:43:49
Yassss Cindy!
Lynn Stephen
01:49:20
Great point Audrey.
Catherine Flynn-Purvis
01:52:15
Thanks to all for an insightful conversation
Gabriela Martinez
01:52:23
Thank you Chris and everyone in the panel!
tova stabin
01:52:25
Thank you. Very insightful and helpful conversation.
Cristina Cabezas (she/her)
01:52:27
Thank you !
Cindy Rojas Villagomez
01:52:28
Thank you for sharing all these points.
Audrey Lucero
01:52:35
Thanks for coming, everyone!
Steph
01:52:40
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