Professor Frederick Aldama and Alumnus Christopher Gonzalez Win International Latino Book Award
We are so thrilled to announce that Reel Latinxs by Frederick Luis Aldama and Christopher González won first place for the Best Nonfiction- Multi-Author section of the 2020 International Latino Book Awards!
In Reel Latinxs, experts in Latinx pop culture Frederick Luis Aldama and Christopher González explain the real implications of Latinx representation in mainstream TV and film. They also provide a roadmap through a history of mediatized Latinxs that rupture stereotypes and reveal nuanced reconstructions of Latinx subjectivities and experiences.
Frederick Luis Aldama is University Distinguished Professor, Arts & Humanities Distinguished Professor of English, University Distinguished Scholar and Alumni Distinguished Teacher at The Ohio State University. He is the 2018 recipient of the Rodica C. Botoman Award for Distinguished Teaching and Mentoring and the Susan M. Hartmann Mentoring and Leadership Award. He is the award-winning author, co-author and editor of more than forty books.
Christopher González is an associate professor of English and director of the Latinx Cultural Center at Utah State University in Logan, Utah.
Congratulations, Frederick and Christopher!
This article was originally published on September 14, 2020, by The University of Arizona Press.