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The Keenest Observers: Love & Song

Picture of cover for book, When We Love Someone We Sing to Them


Ernesto Javier Martinez is a University of Oregon faculty member in the department of Indigenous, Race and Ethnic Studies. He studies how racially and sexually marginalized people engage the larger world through art, despite the forces arrayed against them.

He also engages the world through art. A case in point is his new children's book, When We Love Someone, We Sing to Them, which is now an award-winning film called https://youtu.be/ry5mGp_RqfA" target="_blank">La Serenata

Rob Goodwin returns for this month's Keenest Observers, and a discussion with Ernesto Javier Martinez.

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