© 2017

JOHANA LONDONO

PhD, PROFESSOR OF LATINA/O STUDIES

 

 

FORTHCOMING BOOK! 

ABSTRACT BARRIOS

(DUKE PRESS, 2020)

 
RESEARCH INTERESTS: LATINA/O URBAN CULTURE IN THE US; BARRIOS; POLITICAL ECONOMY OF CITIES; COMPARATIVE ETHNIC STUDIES; SOCIAL AND CULTURAL THEORY; REPRESENTATIONS OF POVERTY; SOCIAL WELFARE; THE CULTURAL POLITICS OF ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN DESIGN; AESTHETICS AND VISUAL CULTURE.

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RECENT EVENTS

Presented about barrio histories on the "Cahllenging Caribbean Urban Design and its Logics" panel.

Invited to present on Latinx urban aesthetics and gentrification at a one-day symposium on visual, scholarly, and activist responses to spatial precarity. 

Invited to present on Latinx place making practices at this annual event at the Center for Latin American & Latino Studies.

I presented on "Colombia Park," a playground inaugurated in 2012 in Union City, NJ. The panel was one of several focused on Colombianx studies.

At this event, I will be moderating a panel on Infrastructure. Other panels include Public Politics, Material Cultures, and Borders.

I co-organized and presented  

at this two-day event.

I presented "On Gentrification and Death" as part of the "The Politics and Racial Aesthetics of Public Space" panel at the annual conference in Chicago. 

An event of the Dept. of Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino Studies. I discussed the Section 8 affordable housing program under the new administration.

 
RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Johana Londoño

AUGUST 2015

CRITICAL LATINA/O URBAN STUDIES IN METROPOLITAN PERSPECTIVE: THE CASE OF LATINA/O MAJORITY UNION CITY, NJ

IN "RACE, SPACE, SCALE," ed. Wendy Cheng and Rashad Shabazz, Special Issue, OCCASION (ARCADE: A DIGITAL SALON). 8:1-13

Johana Londoño and Erualdo Gonzalez. 

 

AUGUST 2015.

 

THE CHANGING POLITICS OF LATINO CONSUMPTION: DEBATES IN SANTA ANA'S REVITALIZATION

 

IN RACE AND RETAIL: CONSUMPTION ACROSS THE COLOR LINE, ed. Mia Bay and Ann Fabian. New Brunswick: Rutgers Press, 176-199.

Johana Londoño

MARCH 2015

THE LATINO-NESS

OF TYPE: DESIGN IDENTITIES AND

THEIR USES IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE 

 

IN “TYPOGRAPHIC LANDSCAPING: CREATIVITY, IDEOLOGY AND MOVEMENT,” ed. Johan Järlehed and Adam Jaworski, special issue, SOCIAL SEMIOTICS 25(2):142-150.

Johana Londoño

SEPTEMBER 2014.

 

BARRIO AFFINITIES: TRANSNATIONAL INSPIRATION AND THE GEOPOLITICS OF LATINA/O DESIGN

 

IN "LAS AMERICAS QUARTERLY," ed.

Licia Fiol-Matta and Macarena Gómez-Barris, Special Issue, AMERICAN QUARTERLY 66(3):529-548.

FELLOWSHIPS

2017-2018

FORD FOUNDATION POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN THE FIELD OF AMERICAN STUDIES

2014-2015

INAUGURAL FELLOW OF THE PRINCETON-MELLON FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIP IN ARCHITECTURE, URBANISM, AND HUMANITIES AT PRINCETON UNIVERSITY

2012

RUTGERS PRESIDENTIAL DIVERSITY POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN THE DEPARTMENT OF LATINO AND HISPANIC CARIBBEAN STUDIES (DECLINED)

 

2011

MORSE POSTDOCTORAL TEACHING FELLOWSHIP

AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, 2011 (DECLINED)

 

2010-2011

FORD FOUNDATION DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIP

IN THE FIELD OF AMERICAN STUDIES

 

2010-2011

VISITING DISSERTATION SCHOLAR-IN-RESIDENCE, NORTHEAST CONSORTIUM FOR FACULTY DIVERSITY, HOST CAMPUS: NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY AND URBAN AFFAIRS

2010

SMITHSONIAN LATINO MUSEUM STUDIES

PROGRAM FELLOW

 

2004-09

MACCRACKEN MULTI-YEAR FELLOWSHIP AWARD

FOR A PHD IN AMERICAN STUDIES

2004-07

NYU THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND

SCIENCE DEAN’S SUPPLEMENT FELLOWSHIP

 

2004-07

THE CLARK FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIP FOR LEADERSHIP IN NYC NON-PROFIT ORG. (DECLINED)

AWARDS
GRANTS

MAY 2013

BEST DISSERTATION PRIZE FROM THE LATINO STUDIES SECTION OF THE LATIN AMERICAN 

STUDIES ASSOCIATION (LASA),

OCTOBER 2012

HONORABLE MENTION FOR BEST DISSERTATION FROM THE PUERTO RICAN STUDIES
ASSOCIATION (PRSA)

2018

GRAHAM FOUNDATION FOR THE ADVANCED STUDIES IN THE FINE ARTS, GRANT FOR THE PUBLICATION OF MY BOOK, ABSTRACT BARRIOS

http://www.grahamfoundation.org/grantees/5762-abstract-barrios-the-crises-of-latina-o-visibility-in-cities

https://www.albany.edu/cas/86394.php

2016-17

“STRIVING FOR DIVERSE CITIES: DOCUMENTARY FILM AND DISCUSSION SERIES,” DIVERSITY TRANSFORMATION FUND AWARD (WITH PROJECT LEADER, PROF. CARLOS BALSAS), UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY

2014

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES CONFERENCE TRAVEL FUNDS AWARD, UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY

2010

SOCIAL SCIENCE HISTORY ASSOCIATION TRAVEL AWARD

FALL 2009

NYU GSAS STUDENT TRAVEL GRANT

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