Department of Chicanx-Latinx Studies (page 2)

October 12, 2022

Martha Gonzalez Awarded Prestigious MacArthur Fellowship

The fellowship, also known as a “genius grant,” awards $800,000 to fuel the future achievements of extraordinarily talented and creative individuals.

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May 11, 2022

In the Media: Martha Gonzalez’s Band, Quetzal, Featured in Mission Local

Martha Gonzalez, associate professor of Chicanx-Latinx studies, and her Grammy Award-winning band, Quetzal, were featured in Mission Local.

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February 2, 2021

In the Media: Martha Gonzalez Examines Participatory Music and Monetization on Academic Minute Podcast

Associate Professor of Chicanx/Latinx Studies Martha Gonzalez offered methods for protecting participatory music and dance from a culture of monetization on the Academic Minute podcast.

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July 27, 2020

In the Media: Los Angeles Times Interviews Martha Gonzalez about New Book Chican@ Artivistas

The Los Angeles Times spoke with Martha Gonzalez, associate professor of Chicanx-Latinx Studies and Grammy-winning lead singer of Quetzal, about her new book, Chican@ Artivistas: Music, Community, and Transborder Tactics in East Los Angeles. “I hope that I get people to think about music in new ways,” she said. “That music isn’t just a commodity.”

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October 3, 2019

Professor Martha Gonzalez to Perform New Work at Arizona State University

Associate Professor of Chicanx-Latinx Studies and Grammy Award-winning musician Martha Gonzalez will perform on October 5 at Arizona State University’s Gammage Memorial Auditorium as part of a collaboration titled Towards […]

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August 12, 2019

In the Media: NPR Interviews Associate Professor Martha Gonzalez about El Paso and “Amor Eterno”

Associate Professor of Chicana/o Latina/o Studies Martha Gonzalez spoke to NPR about the resonance of Juan Gabriel’s song “Amor Eterno” after the El Paso shooting.

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