Prof. Alberto Pena Rodríguez: Interview on 97.3 WJFD-FM

Contraponto program series. May 16, 2021 at 11:00 am

Alberto Pena Rodrigues

Alberto Pena Rodríguez is associate professor of Media Studies at the University of Vigo (Spain), where he has also served as Dean. He was the Hélio and Amélia Pedroso/Luso-American-Development Foundation Endowed Chair in Portuguese Studies at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (2013), the Michael Teague FLAD/ Brown Visiting Professor in the Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies at Brown University (2017), and a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University and University of California Berkeley.

He is the author of Salazar y el fascismo español. Propaganda franquista y salazarista en la colonia española en Portugal (1933-1939) (2017); Salazar y Franco. El fascismo ibérico contra la República española: diplomacia, prensa y propaganda (2017) among other books, and Comunicar en la diáspora.Prensa, periodismo, radio, exilio y propaganda entre los inmigrantes portugueses en Estados Unidos (1877-1950) (forthcoming). He has also published more than 100 hundred articles and book chapters in academic books and international journals, such as Media History, Journal of Iberian & Latin American Research, Communication & Society or Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies.

Currently, he is the director of the History Section in the Spanish Association of Communication Research (AE-IC). 

Please join WJFD host Irene Amaral and Alberto Pena Rodríguez for a discussion of News on the American Dream: A History of the Portuguese Press in the United States (Tagus Press, 2020).

- Audio Interview (WJFD):

To purchase News on the American Dream: A History of the Portuguese Press in the United States, please visit the University of Massachusetts Press website by clicking HERE. The book can also be purchased on Amazon by clicking HERE.

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