Latino Spin wins Latino Studies Award

September 21, 2010 nyupressblog 0

Arlene Davila’s book, Latino Spin: Public Image and the Whitewashing of Race, has been selected as the 2010 best book in Latino Studies by the Latin American Studies Association. Congrats to Arlene! She’ll be awarded

The People’s Podcast Party

January 7, 2009 nyupressblog 0

Two new populist podcasts for your aural enjoyment. Against the Grain, Tuesday January 6th 2009: Download program audio (mp3, 48.47 Mbytes) How many incompetently represented people get convicted, or even executed? In the volume We

Spin on the Latino Middle Class

December 3, 2008 nyupressblog 0

Although we’re not in the habit of posting regular book reviews on this blog, the San Francisco Chronicle’s take on Arlene Davila’s Latino Spin is particularly insightful. Conservative pundits describe them as a growing mass