Incarceration, Oral History, Documentary & ‘Suave’

Hosted by the Columbia University Oral History M.A. Program
2022 Audio Reporting contributor Maria Hinojosa and David Luis “Suave” Gonalez. (Photo by Julieta Martinelli/Futuro Studios)

A conversation with 2022 Audio Reporting contributor Maria Hinojosa and David Luis “Suave” Gonzalez exploring the Pulitzer Prize-winning podcast ‘Suave.’

Maria Hinojosa spent nearly 20 years documenting with David Luis “Suave” Gonzalez, who was incarcerated for a crime he was convicted of at the age of 17. The Pulitzer Prize-winning podcast ‘Suave’ tells the story of that relationship and Suave’s life before, during, and after being released from prison. We hear from both Maria and Suave about documenting this experience, about the ways their relationship has changed through the work, and how ‘Suave’ fits into a larger trend of podcasts engaging with incarceration in the United States.


Open to all, the virtual conversation is free to attend and scheduled for Thursday, September 22, 2022 from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT. All attendees must register here.

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