Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies
Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies

"Portal" Magazine 14th Edition Is Here

Thu, August 29, 2019
"Adjá" (detail). © Adeloyá Magnoni.

LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections is pleased to announce the publication of the 14th edition of Portal magazine, featuring a broad range of writing and research by graduate students, faculty, visiting scholars, alumni, and staff. The richly illustrated magazine also features photography by Adeloyá Magnoni of Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, (cover photo) and Juan Sarquis of Mexico City.

Although the print edition is limited, the magazine is available online at llilasbensonmagazine.org. Click on the links below to view and read the stories.

From the Director, by Professor Virginia Garrard

So Close and Yet So Far: How a Group of Deportees Is Building Rapport in Mexico City, by Alvaro Céspedes (Leer en español)

Reconceptualizing Trans-Centered Research in 21st-Century Brazil, by Joshua Reason

Reading between the Lines at Cajamarca, by R. Alan Covey

Cuba’s Revolutionary Comics: The Caridad Blanco Collection of Historietas Cubanas, by Adrian Johnson

A Matter of Perspective: Violence, Victims, and the Quest for Dignity in Memory, by Ricardo Castro Agudelo

Interview: Gabriela Siracusano

Salmon Production in Chile: The Making of a Commodity Region, by Beatriz Bustos

Indigenous Self-Determination and Drug Trafficking in Mexico’s Tarahumara Region, by Fátima Valdivia (Leer en español)

Louder Than Hell: The Rise of Latinx and Native American Metal, by Luis Zapata

The Quilombo Activists’ Archive: A Transcontinental Partnership, by Edward Shore

Faculty Spotlight: Sandro Sessarego, by Susanna Sharpe

Faculty Spotlight: Stephanie Leutert, by Susanna Sharpe

Staff Spotlight: Paloma Díaz-Lobos, by Susanna Sharpe

Cover Photographer: Adeloyá Magnoni

Portal, published yearly, is edited by Susanna Sharpe and art-directed by Jennifer Mailloux.

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