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Latin American Perspectives Podcast

May 3, 2024

Professor’s Kristin Ciupa and Jeffery Webber join the podcast to discuss their new co-edited volume The Labor of Extraction in Latin America that was recently published by Rowman & Littlefield as part of the "Latin American Perspectives in the Classroom" series. 

This edited volume traces the power of labor in...


Feb 29, 2024

Filmmaker and author Rodrigo Dorfman joins the podcast to discuss his 2023 memoir Generation Exile: The Lives I Leave Behind. 

Spanning four continents and a hundred years of personal history, Generation Exile Provides an insightful meditation on one man's experience as a political exile and migrant and his life-long...


Dec 22, 2023

LAP contributing editor and ethnomusicologist Jonathan Ritter joins the podcast to discuss the May 2023 issue of LAP Music, Politics, and Social Movements in Latin America. Topics covered include the legacy of influential musical and political movements in Latin America alongside research on more...


Nov 23, 2023

Renowned marxist feminist scholar Nancy Fraser joins us to discuss her recent book Cannibal Capitalism: How our System is Devouring Democracy, Care, and the Planet – and What We Can Do About It (Verso 2022). 

In this tightly argued and urgent volume, Fraser charts the voracious appetite of capital, tracking it from...


Sep 27, 2023

International relations scholar Francesca Lessa joins us to discuss her book  The Condor Trials: Transnational Repression and Human Rights in South America, (Yale University Press 2022). Through the voices of survivors and witnesses, human rights activists, judicial actors, journalists, and historians, The...