Podcast: Diaspora & Decolonial Love

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The newest episode of the Liberal Arts Endeavor Podcast, titled Diaspora and Decolonial Love, is out!

Our host, Dean Christopher P. Long, spoke with Yomaira Figueroa, Assistant Professor of English and Global Diaspora Studies, about her research regarding 20th century U.S. Latinx Caribbean, Afro-Latinx, and Afro-Diasporic literature and culture and her current book project, Decolonizing Diasporas: Radical Mappings of Afro-Atlantic Literature. 

Figueroa also discusses the Womxn of Color Initiative and the Mentoring Unrepresented Scholars in English (MUSE) program and the impact of those programs on higher education. 

Learn more about Figueroa’s research and engagements on her website yomairafigueroa.com and follow her on Twitter @DrYoFiggy.