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Angharad N. Valdivia

Professor of Media and Cinema Studies, Affiliate of Latina/Latino Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and Gender & Women's Studies

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Contact Information

  • Address: 222-B Armory Building, MC-534, 505 E. Armory Dr.
  • Telephone: (217) 244-1422
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  • Introduction to Media Studies. 2013.

  • Mapping Latina/o Studies: An Interdisciplinary Reader. 2012.

  • Latina/os and the Media. 2010.

  • Valdivia, Angharad. Latina/os and the Media. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 2009.

  • Latina/o Communication Studies Today . Ed. Angharad Valdivia. New York: Peter Lang, 2008.

Book Contributions

  • "Latinas on television and film: exploring the limits and possibilities of inclusion." The Routledge Companion to Media and Gender. 2013.

  • "The Routledge Handbook of Children, Adolescents and Media." Media and Minority Children. 2013.

  • "Media Studies: The Interdiscipline of the Present and the Future." The International Encyclopedia of Media Studies. 2012.

  • "Circuits of Visibility: Gender and Transnational Media Cultures.." Transnationalism, hybridity, and Latinidad: Gendered Discourses of Ethnicity. 2011.

  • "This Tween Bridge over my Latina Girl Back: US Mainstream Negotiates Ethnicity." Mediated Girlhoods. 2011.

  • "Socio-Economic Features and Impact on Communications." The Maule (Chile) Earthquake of February 27, 2010: Consequence Assessment and Case Studies. 2010.

  • "Space: The Possibilities and Limits of the Conversational Model." Key Concepts in Critical and Cultural Studies. 2010.

  • "Disciplining the Ethnic Body: Latinidad, Hybridized Bodies, and Transnational Identities." Governing the Female Body: Science, Media and the Production of Femininity. 2010.

  • "Mixed race on Disney Channel: From Johnnie Tsunami to the Cheetah Girls”." Mixed Race Hollywood: Multiraciality in Film and Media Culture. 2009.

Journal Articles

  • "Latina/os and/in the Media." Politique Americaine (2013):

  • "“Amnesia and the Myth of Discovery: Lessons from transnational and women of color communication scholars." Critical/Cultural Studies in Communications (2013):

  • "Building a Feminist Trajectory." Communication, Culture & Critique (2011):

  • "Academic Labor and Administration in Communication Studies." International Journal of Communication (2011):

  • "Feminist Scholarship in the New Decade: Three Challenges to Steer Us through Turbulent Times." Women & Language (2010):

  • Valdivia, Angharad. "Living in a hybrid material world: Girls, ethnicity and doll products." Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 1.3 (2009): 173-193.

  • "Living in a hybrid material world: Girls, ethnicity and doll products." Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal (2009):

  • Valdivia, Angharad. "“Girls and Global Television: Notes on a Collaborative Effort.” ." Journal of Children and Media 2.2 (2008): 175-180.

  • Valdivia, Angharad. "“Latina Girls and Communication Studies” ." Journal of Children and Media 2.1 (2008): 86-87.

Encyclopedia Entries

  • "Media Studies." Encyclopedia of Identity. 2010.