Today, we’re living minute by minute a remarkable historical period in terms of pop cultural production—and its study. This site serves as a hub for the wide circulation of pop cultural phenomena that energizes my teaching and publishing on TV, webisodes, film, comic books, video games, music, food, tattoo and poster art, Tweet fiction, and much more.

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Planetary Republic Of Comics

A space for all things critical and creative about comics showcasing the variety and vitality of the presence and significant influence of comics in the shaping of culture, history, politics and society.

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Latinx Spaces—Putting a Finger to the Vibrant Beat of Latinx Literary Studies Today
By Frederick Luis Aldama My head’s spinning, and with dizzying wonderment. In method, approach, and focus, the sheer volume and variety of scholarly books being published that enrich my understanding of all the Latinx fictions that spill from bookshelves and that are scattered in babylonic stacks around my house. And while I’m completely catholic in where I derive my theoretical pleasures, I’ve always been especially excited to learn and write about how Latinx creators shape ...
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Pop Culture Podcast—Episode 8: ProfessorLatinX & Students React to "Pacific Rim" ...
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