Frederick Luis Aldama
Distinguished University Professor Frederick Luis Aldama teaches courses on Latino and Latin American cultural phenomena, including literature, film, television, music, sports, video games and comic books.
Distinguished University Professor Frederick Luis Aldama’s picks ranged from Santana at Woodstock 50 years ago to the 2017 global hit Despacito, dropping in some hip-hop in between. (Hey, we would expect nothing less from the founder of Ohio State’s LASER program and SÕL-CON.)
Eugenia Costa-Giomi's areas of expertise are in music education, music perception and cognition in childhood and the non-musical benefits of music instruction.
Paloma Martinez-Cruz is an associate professor of Latino/a cultural and literary studies, teaching courses on gender and sexuality studies, performance and popular culture in Latin American and Latinx cultures.
And Paloma Martinez-Cruz, an associate professor of Latino/a cultural and literary studies whose latest book takes a bite out of inauthentic “Mexican” restaurants, dishes up a bit of soul and spoken word in her selections.
To learn more about the faculty members who created the playlist and the songs themselves, check out this piece — and rock on.