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Selena: The Series Screenwriters Panel - Watch Now!

January 28, 2021

Thank you to our special guests, writers Raymond Arturo PerezMarcelena Campos Mayhorn, and Aaron Serna, and our moderator, RTF Associate Professor Dr. Mary Beltrán, for an amazing conversation about what it's like to be a writer for Selena: The Series! The audience was alive with excitement and when you watch the recording below, you'll see why. Thanks to everyone who made our Spring Speaker Series event a huge success!

This event was part of the L-MAS Speaker Series and was co-sponsored by the Departments of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies and Radio-Television-Film

Past Speakers

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