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Elizabeth Avellán: Producing Power and Change in the Texas and Hollywood Film Industries

October 4, 2022

Elizabeth Avellán

A HUGE thank you to our special guest, Elizabeth Avellán, for sitting down with us and discussing her illustrious career as well as her role in shaping a more inclusive film industry!

The event was co-sponsored by Mexican American and Latina/o Studies, the Department of Radio-Television-Film, and the Center for Entertainment and Media Industries.


 

PAST EVENTS

Latinx Consumers, Viewers, Stories and Spin: A Conversation with Professor Arlene Dávila

April 21, 2022

Many thanks to Professor Arlene Dávila for joining the L-MAS Speaker Series and Dr. Mary Beltrán for a conversation about Latinx consumers, viewers, stories, spin, and art! Dr. Dávila's work continues to be so influential for Latinx media scholars and the conversation was invigorating. Thank you!

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This event was part of the L-MAS Speaker Series and was co-sponsored by the Departments of Mexican American and Latina/o StudiesRadio-Television-Film, and the School of Advertising and Public Relations.

PLÁTICA: A Conversation with Chicano Film Pioneer Efraín Gutiérrez


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SELENA: THE SERIES Screenwriters Panel


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Past Speakers

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Dr. Arlene Dávila, New York University

LATINX CONSUMERS, VIEWERS, STORIES AND SPIN: A CONVERSATION WITH PROFESSOR ARLENE DÁVILA
April 21, 2022, 3:30 PM

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Efraín Gutiérrez, Filmmaker

PLÁTICA: A CONVERSATION WITH CHICANO FILM PIONEER EFRAÍN GUTIÉRREZ
September 21, 2021, 4:30 PM

Raymond Perez

Raymond Arturo Perez, Screenwriter

SELENA: THE SERIES SCREENWRITERS PANEL
January 28, 2021, 3:30 PM

Marcelena Campos Mayhorn

Marcelena Campos Mayhorn, Screenwriter

SELENA: THE SERIES SCREENWRITERS PANEL
January 28, 2021, 3:30 PM

Aaron Serna

Aaron Serna, Screenwriter

SELENA: THE SERIES SCREENWRITERS PANEL
January 28, 2021, 3:30 PM

Deborah Esquenazi

Debra S. Esquenazi, Filmmaker

A CONVERSATION WITH FILMMAKER DEBORAH S. ESQUENAZI
October 15, 2020, 3:30 PM

Dr. Angharad Valdivia

Dr. Angharad Valdivia, University of Illinois

WHAT'S UP WITH DISNEY AND LATINIDAD?: PRINCESSES AND THE GIRLS WHO ARE STUCK IN THE MIDDLE
February 6, 2020, 3:30 PM

Portrait of Luis Ortiz, Managing Director of Latino Public Broadcasting

Luis Ortiz, Managing Director of Latino Public Broadcasting

THE PRESENT & FUTURE OF LATINX FILM & PROGRAMMING ON PUBLIC TELEVISION
November 12, 2019, 5:00 PM

Portrait of Maria Hinojosa

Maria Hinojosa, Journalist

A CONVERSATION WITH MARIA HINOJOSA, ANCHOR & EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, NPR'S LATINO USA
April 16, 2019, 3:30 PM

Portrait of Alex Rivera

Alex Rivera, Filmmaker

SCREENING OF SLEEP DEALER AND FILMMAKER TALK: ALEX RIVERA
October 30 and November 3, 2018, 5:00 PM

Portrait of Dr. Dolores Inés Casillas

Dr. Dolores Inés Casillas, University of California, Santa Barbara

ROSETTA STONE, INGLÉS SIN BARRERAS AND THE RACIAL POLITICS OF LANGUAGE LEARNING MEDIA
March 22, 2018, 5:00 PM

Portrait of Cristina Ibarra

Cristina Ibarra, Filmmaker

THE BORDER AS SPECTACLE AND PERFORMANCE
October 19, 2017, 3:30 PM