Our pre-SCMS Atlanta episode includes a detailed report from the Radio Preservation Task Force Conference, featuring interviews with Josh Shepperd, Sonja Williams, Gerald Seligman, and Wendy Shay.
In addition, we present a segment on the history and legacy of the SCMS Latino/a Caucus, from Luisela Alvaray, Laura Isabel Serna, and Rielle Navitski, featuring interviews with Margarita De La Vega-Hurtado and Charles Ramírez Berg.
See you in Atlanta for SCMS 2016!
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SCMS 2016 in Atlanta (March 30 - April 3) is just around the corner!
Radio Preservation Task Force Conference
1996 Telecommunications Act
The Library of Congress
The Library of American Broadcasting
Sonja Williams’ website and her page at Howard University
Sonja’s book on Richard Durham, Word Warrior, at Amazon
Richard Durham at the National Radio Hall of Fame
Durham’s show Destination Freedom at the Internet Archive
Alejandra Bronfman, who presented research on the Jamaican radio archive at the RPTF conference
The National Archives of Jamaica (The Jamaica Archives and Records Department)
J. Fred MacDonald
“Segregation, Incorporated,” the episode of Destination Freedom from which our clip was taken
An exhibit on hospital segregation in the 1950s
Study on ongoing racial disparities in medical access
“Yes We Can Can” by Allen Toussaint
SCMS Latino/a Caucus
Luisela Alvaray at DePaul University
Laura Isabel Serna at University of Southern California
Rielle Navitski at University of Georgia
Charles Ramírez Berg at University of Texas at Austin
Video of Mary Beltrán interviewing Charles Ramirez Berg on the development and growth of the SCMS Latino/a Caucus
Mary Beltrán at University of Texas at Austin
Chon Noriega at University of California at Los Angeles
Margarita De La Vega-Hurtado on Latin American women directors
Info on all SCMS Caucuses and Scholarly Interest Groups (SIGs)
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