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Arlene Davila

Professor, Anthropology and Social And Cultural Analysis, Faculty of Arts & Science

19972016
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Research Output 1997 2016

2016
shopping center
Latin America
politics
social inequality
Colombia

Mapping Latinidad. Language and Culture in the Spanish TV Battlefront

Davila, A., Apr 30 2016, Globalization on the Line: Culture, Capital, and Citizenship at U.S. Borders. Palgrave Macmillan, p. 147-165 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

language

Review of 2016 Driving after Class: Anxious Times in an American Suburb by Rachel Heiman

Davila, A., 2016, In : American Anthropologist. 118, p. 433

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Review of 2016 Latino/a Art: Race and the Illusion of Equality

Davila, A., May 2016, Art 21 Magazine.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Shorter Version of "Talking Back: Hispanic Media and U.S. Latinidad"

Davila, A., 2016, (Accepted/In press) Latino/a Popular Culture. Romero, M., Cardenas, J. & Habell-Pallan, M. (eds.). New York, NY: New York University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2014

Contemporary Latino/a Media: Production, Circulation and Politics

Davila, A. (ed.) & Rivero, Y. M. (ed.), 2014, New York University Press. 365 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Locating neoliberalism in time, space, and "culture"

Dávila, A., Sep 1 2014, In : American Quarterly. 66, 3, p. 549-555 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

neoliberalism
time
Neoliberalism

On Latin@s and the Immigration Debate

Dávila, A., Mullings, L., Rosaldo, R., Plascencia, L. F. B., Chavez, L. R., Magaña, R., Rosas, G., Aparicio, A., Nájera, L. G., Zavella, P., Gálvez, A. & Rosa, J. D., 2014, In : American Anthropologist. 116, 1, p. 146-159 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

immigration
Latin Language
Immigration
2012
work culture
economy
Values
cultural economy
shopping center
Latinos
Marketing
Hollywood
Industry
Economics
2011

Should We Have a National Latino Museum? A Fix for Ignorance and Exclusion

Davila, A., Apr 27 2011, New York Times Room for Debate.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

2010

A Nation of Shop Til You Drop Consumers?

Davila, A., 2010, Blowing Up The Brand: Critical Perspectives on Promotional Paradigms. Aronczyk, M. & Powers, D. (eds.). Peter Land Publishers, p. 93-114

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Race and the Cultural Spaces of Neoliberalism: Introduction

Londoño, J. & Davila, A., Sep 2010, In : Identities. 17, 5, p. 455-457 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cultural identity
neoliberalism
Neoliberalism
Cultural Identity

Ricardo Alegria 1921-2010: The Man Who Made it “OK” To be Puerto Rican (Commentary)

Davila, A., 2010, National Institute of Latino Policy.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

2008

Crafting Culture: Selling and Contesting Authenticity in Puerto Rico';s Informal Economy

Dávila, A., Feb 25 2008, Critical Cultural Policy Studies: A Reader. Wiley Blackwell, p. 302-310 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Puerto Rico
selling
authenticity
Economic Policy
tourist
Latinos
Public Image
Minorities
National Identity
Patriot

The Latino Vote: Stereotype and spin belie demographic complexity

Davila, A., 2008, The Chronicle Review, 55, 9, p. B4.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

2004
selling
empowerment
ethnicity
Tourism
politicization
selling
empowerment

The Marketable Neighborhood: Outdoor Ads Meet Street Art

Davila, A., 2004, Mediaspace: Place, Space and Culture in a Media Age. Couldry, N. & McCarthy, A. (eds.). Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2003

Dreams of Place, Housing Struggles

Davila, A., 2003, In : Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies. 15, 1, p. 112-137

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The marketable neighborhood: Commercial latinidad in New York's east Harlem

Dávila, A., Nov 27 2003, MediaSpace: Place, Scale and Culture in a Media Age. Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, p. 95-113 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2002

Culture in the Adworld: Producing the Latin Look

Davila, A., 2002, The Social Practice of Media: Anthropological Interventions in the Age of Electronic Reproduction. Ginsburg, F. & Larkin, B. (eds.). Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, p. 264-281

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2001

Mambo Montage: The Latinization of New York

Laó-Montes, A. & Davila, A., 2001, New York, NY: Columbia University Press. 493 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

The American Dream is Latino, For a Change. Review of Resurrection Blvd

Davila, A., Jun 29 2001, The Chronicle Review, p. B16.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

The Latin Side of Madison Avenue: Marketing and the Language that Makes Us “Hispanics”

Davila, A., 2001, Mambo Montage: The Latinization of New York. Lao, A. & Davila, A. (eds.). New York: Columbia University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2000

Culture in the battleground: From nationalist to pan-latino projects

Davila, A., Jan 1 2000, In : Museum Anthropology. 23, 3, p. 26-41 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nationalists
Latinos

Mapping Latinidad: Language and Culture in the Spanish TV Battlefront

Davila, A., 2000, In : Television & New Media. 1, 1, p. 75-94 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

language
Language

Review of Rescuing the Politics of the Popular. Review of From Bomba to Hip-Hop: Puerto Rican Culture and Latino Identity. By Juan Flores

Davila, A., 2000, Latino Research Review, p. 31-33.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Talking Back: Hispanic Media and U.S. Latinidad

Davila, A., 2000, In : Centro Journal. 12, 1, p. 37-48

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1999
Authenticity
Informal Economy
Crafting
Puerto Rico

Latinizing culture: Art, museums, and the politics of U.S. multicultural encompassment

Dávila, A., May 1999, In : Cultural Anthropology. 13, 2, p. 180-202 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Art museums
1998

El Kiosko Budweiser: The making of a "national" television show in Puerto Rico

Dávila, A., Aug 1998, In : American Ethnologist. 25, 3, p. 452-470 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

television show
Puerto Rico
local television
popular television
mass media

Local and Diasporic Tainos: Rethinking Taino Reality and Imagery

Davila, A., 1998, Latino Review of Books, 3, 3, p. 2-10.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Local and Diasporic Tainos: Rethinking Taino Reality and Imagery

Davila, A., 1998, Taino Revival: Critical Perspectives on Puerto Rican Identity and Cultural Politics. Haslip-Viera, G. (ed.). New York: Center for Puerto Rican Studies, p. 11-30

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Review of Cubans in Puerto Rico: Ethnic Economy and Cultural Identity by José Cobas and Jorge Duany

Davila, A., 1998, HAHR - Hispanic American Historical Review, 78, 3, p. 518-519.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Review of Popular Expression and National Identity in Puerto Rico. By Lillian Guerra

Davila, A., 1998, Plantation Society in the Americas, 2-3, p. 374-376.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

1997

Contending Nationalisms

Davila, A., 1997, Puerto Rican Jam: Beyond Colonialism and Nationalism. Negrón, F. & Grosfoguel, R. (eds.). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, p. 231-242

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Negotiating culture and dollars: The politics of corporate sponsorship in Puerto Rico

Dávila, A., Aug 1997, In : Identities. 4, 1, p. 71-97 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sponsorship
Puerto Rico
festival
dollar
politics

Review of Latin Looks: Images of Latinas and Latinos in the U.S. Media, by Clara Rodriguez.

Davila, A., 1997, Latino Review of Books, p. 28-30.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Se vende con cultura o se vende la cultura? Publicidad comercial y cotidianidad en Puerto Rico

Davila, A., 1997, Revista de Ciencias Sociales, 2, p. 25-41.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Sponsored Identities: Cultural Politics in Puerto Rico

Davila, A., 1997, Philadelphia, Pa: Temple University Press. 301 p. (Puerto Rican studies)

Research output: Book/ReportBook