Podcasts of interest to Latin Americanists, to August 1, 2021
"Worlds of Labor" group in Rio de Janeiro, provides podcasts that might well interest many. They have published twelve episodes thus far.
EntreAmericas: CONDENADOS A ESPERAR, cuarto episodio de la temporada "La solidaridad no se pinta de colores”, ya se encuentra disponible en todas las plataformas de podcast (https://anchor.fm/entre-americas).
New Books Network
Jacob Lederman – Chasing World-Class Urbanism: Global Policy Versus Everyday Survival in Buenos Aires
Theodore W. Cohen – Finding Afro-Mexico: Race and Nation after the Revolution
Pablo Palomino – The Invention of Latin American Music: A Transnational History
Stephen D. Allen – A History of Boxing in Mexico: Masculinity, Modernity, and Nationalism
Paola Hernández – Staging Lives in Latin American Theater: Bodies, Objects, Archives
Teo Balvé – The Frontier Effect: State Formation and Violence in Colombia
Catalina M. de Onís – Energy Islands: Metaphors of Power, Extractivism, and Justice in Puerto Rico
Germán Campos Muñoz – The Classics in South America: Five Case Studies
Luiz Valerio de Paula Trindade – No Laughing Matter: Race Joking and Resistance in Brazilian Social Media
Special issue: Violence, Gender, and Policing in Colombia - In Conversation with Dr. Jon Gordon
Fantastic History of Food
From time to time this podcast focuses on items from the Americas. In this small sample it seems that new products from the Americas were frequently associated with witchcraft.
19 - Tomatoes Were Blamed For Witchcraft & Werewolves
15 - 3 Tales of Cheese: From Egyptian Mummies to Uruguayan Cannonballs
14 - Piracy, Witches and Hot Chocolate
If you have a favorite podcast, drop me a line and tell me about it so that I can include it in future summaries.
J. F. Schwaller (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Editor – H-Latam
University at Albany