November 15, 2022 5:30 PM to 8:00 PMUptown Campus
Daniel Alarcón is the speaker for the Bobby Yan Lectureship in Media and Social Change.
Daniel is a Peruvian-American writer, journalist, professor, and radio producer. Professor of Journalism at Columbia University and MacArthur Fellow (‘21). Daniel’s work explores the social, cultural, and linguistic ties that connect people throughout Latin America and the United States.
Author of Lost City Radio (2007), At Night We Walk in Circles (2013), The King is Always Above the People (2017). He is also a contributing writer at The New Yorker, where he covers Latin America.
Daniel is the Co-founder of the renowned podcasts Radio Ambulante and El Hilo, both a collaborative and transnational enterprise integrating stories from 20+ countries and resulting in more than 8 million downloads a year. These interactive audiovisual platforms have also become a widely used educational tool for journalism and Spanish classes.