Smithsonian Voices

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Zulema Herrera

Zulema Herrera is a undergraduate senior completing a dual degree in journalism and Latina/Latino Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. She is the Editorial Assistant for Unity in Action Magazine, a community publication geared towards addressing socioeconomic issues based in Champaign, and also helped start a new chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists student organization on campus./Zulema Herrera es una estudiante de último año que completa una doble titulación en periodismo y estudios latinos en la Universidad de Illinois en Urbana Champaign. Herrera es asistente editorial de la revista Unity in Action, una publicación comunitaria orientada a abordar problemas socioeconómicos con sede en Champaign, y también ayudó a iniciar un nuevo capítulo de la organización estudiantil de la Asociación Nacional de Periodistas Hispanos en el campus.

A Dream Quinceañera? Latina Girlhood in Mainstream Media

A look into the rite of passage of quinceañeras frequently used as a symbol of gender, sexuality, and ethnicity in popular culture, including film and television.