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Secret Scholar is a podcast dedicated to centering marginalized voices and they share their stories, advice and how to navigate the world. If you have questions or guest recommendations you would like to share you can email secretscholarpod@gmail.com or on Instagram @secretscholarpodcast

Secret Scholar is a podcast dedicated to centering marginalized voices and they share their stories, advice and how to navigate the world. If you have questions or guest recommendations you would like to share you can email secretscholarpod@gmail.com or on Instagram @secretscholarpodcast
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Secret Scholar is a podcast dedicated to centering marginalized voices and they share their stories, advice and how to navigate the world. If you have questions or guest recommendations you would like to share you can email secretscholarpod@gmail.com or on Instagram @secretscholarpodcast

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English


Episodes

6: Harvesting Your Worth with Yeiry Guevara

3/19/2019
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I'm so happy to close out the end of the season with an interview with Yeiry Guevara. On this episode we talk about growing up in Texas, One Day at a Time (before we knew it was cancelled), creating zines for family, emotional room in your art and more! Yeiry Guevara is a writer, multimedia artist, and your favorite Salvadoran/Texan living in NYC. Yeiry's work explores identity, family and memory in mediums ranging from zines, embroidery, and gifs. You can find her work on yeiry.com or...

Duration:00:51:20

5: Tech, Travel and Tacos with Joy Valerie Carrera

3/5/2019
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Welcome to the first cross-country internet interview ever on Secret Scholar! This week I interview Joy Valerie Carrera (aka the artist formerly known as Part Time Exploradora) about her career from working at a startup to freelancing, "Becoming" by Michelle Obama, traveling to 20+ countries with internet friends, code switching, and so much more. Apologies for the audio quality but yo girl doesn't have the funds for a fancy mic! You can find Joy on Instagram @joyvaleriee Send your questions...

Duration:01:03:41

4: WOC and Representation in Comics

2/19/2019
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This week I am joined again by the lovely Melina Chavarria- this time to talk about comics! We discuss indie comics such as "Quince", KALE (not the veggie), the problems with having a token voice, and why it's sometimes to keep stories away from mainstream publishers. PS. I know I said bonus a lot in this video but ya girl got busy so I'm releasing it as a regular episode. Follow Melina on Instagram @the_magic_glasses You can email questions or love to secretscholarpod@gmail.com or give a...

Duration:00:26:20

3: The Magic in Writing with Melina Chavarria

2/5/2019
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This week I am joined by Melina Chavarria, author of the Magic Glasses and editor-in-chief of Aurtistic Zine. We discuss media representation, secret comic expos, blogging as a mother and more. You can follow Melina @the_magic_glasses and @aurtisticzine on Instagram Discussed on this episode: "Queens: Rulers of Feminist Comedy" from Plot Twist Publishing "La Voz de Mayo: Tata Rambo" by Henry Barajas @Lunaperdida on IG DSTL Arts Latino Comics Expo You can reach Secret Scholar on...

Duration:00:43:30

2: Music and the Mind with Shannen Roberts

1/22/2019
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CW: Domestic violence, emotional abuse This week I speak to Shannen Roberts about her website The Strange Is Beautiful and her music as Cusi Coyllur. Shannen Roberts (she/her) is the queer, Peruvian-American, founding editor of The Strange is Beautiful, solo artist of Cusi Coyllur, and trauma-informed yoga instructor residing in Los Angeles. Her music and activism coincide with each other, and are featured on HuffPost, Remezcla, Ms. Magazine, Lavendaire podcast, and more. For years she's...

Duration:01:11:35

1: Central American Excellence in Academia with Janel Pineda

1/7/2019
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"I Can't Talk About the Trees Without the Blood" by Tiana Clark Roque Dalton La Generación Comprometida Manlio Argueta William Archilla Leticia Hernandez-Linares Cynthia Guardado "Unaccompanied" by Javier Zamora Festival Internacional de Poesía Amada Libertad CISPES The Wandering Song: Central American Writing in the United States Have questions or interest in being a guest for the next episode? Email secretscholarpod@gmail.com @secretscholarpodcast on Instagram Music: "Siesta" by Jahzzar...

Duration:00:46:38