Performing Afrolatinidad: The Arts, Identity, and Social Justice

Join the University of Pittsburgh for the kick off of this year’s Transnational Dialogues in Afrolatindad webinar series. It is a featured event of the Latinx Connect Virtual Conference.

This webinar focuses on the arts, identity, and social justice. Scholars working at the intersections of music, education, Latinx, Cuban, Dominican, and Puerto Rican Studies will explore the ways that these issues overlap and impact U.S. Afro-Latinxs and Afro-Latin American communities.    

Free registration through the Latinx Connect Virtual Conference

Featured Panelists 

Pablo Herrera Veitia, PhD Candidate: Department of Social Anthropology, University of St. Andrews; Afro-Cuban hip hop music producer. 

Zuly Inirio, DMA: Founder, Afro-Latinx Song and Opera Project; Afro-Dominican opera singer. 

Jade Cintrón Báez, MS: Founder and Artistic Director, “¡Looking Bilingüe!”; Bilingual Early Childhood Literacy Specialist, The Free Library of Philadelphia.  

Jason MéndezPhD: Co-Founder, Black Chronicles; Visiting Assistant Professor,Center for Urban Education, University of Pittsburgh; Boricua writer, playwright, performer, and educator. 

Co-Moderators from University of Pittsburgh

Michele Reid-Vazquez, PhD and Luana Reis, MA

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