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Nuestro South Podcast

Check out this new podcast, co-produced by Julie Weise, associate professor of History, along with Ricky Hurtado and Erik Valera.

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Nuestro South Podcast is five-part series that explores the stories of Latina/o/x people in the U.S. south from the Jim Crow era on through to the present. The first two episodes are now available for listening, beginning with Episode #1, “A time Mexicans lived as Europeans in New Orleans.” This episodes takes a look at New Orleans nearly a century ago and the experiences of Mexican immigrants that were able to “blend in” to whiteness.

You can listen to Nuestro South Podcast on several of your favorite podcast platforms including Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

This podcast is made possible by support from the Whiting Foundation, University of Oregon College of Arts and Sciences, and LatinxEd.

About Julie Weise

Julie Weise is an interdisciplinary historian exploring themes of identity, citizenship, migration, race, and nations in hemispheric and global context. She teaches topical courses on race and immigration for the University of Oregon’s Department of History, including a bilingual Latinxs in the Americas course that she co-developed with Claudia Holguín Mendoza, an assistant professor of Spanish linguistics at the University of California, Riverside.