LASER (Latinx Space for Enrichment and Research) was founded in 2009 to focus on scholarship and mentoring of Latinx students. It provides a forum for Ohio State faculty, staff, and students to build a scholarly community on campus and to prepare, recruit, and retain Latinx scholars from high school to college and on to graduate school.
Aldama and González book wins International Latino Book Award for Best Nonfiction: Multi-Authored
Frederick Aldama and Chris González co-authored book, Reel Latinx: Representations in US Film and TV, wins International Latino Book Award for Best Nonfiction: Multi-Authored.Read More
Latino comic book conventions show 'there's no one defining story' about Hispanic identity
Master comic book creator Stan Lee said that his superhero comics are the greatest stories ever told— but Latino comic book creators and fans rarely saw their stories reflected in mainstream superheroes.Read More
Robert Rodriguez: A Groundbreaking Independent Filmmaker
Almost three decades ago, an ambitious young man sold his body to science in the hopes of raising money to make movies. Today Robert Rodirguez is one of the most groundbreaking indie filmmakers around. As Desperado turns 25, we look at how Rodriguez conquered Hollywood. -Frederick Luis Aldama, author of ‘The Cinema of Robert Rodriguez’Read More