Nathalie Garcia, rising junior at the University of Notre Dame, spent 8 weeks interning in the Library of Congress Hispanic Reading Room through her school’s Cross Cultural Leadership Program. During her time, she focused on highlighting the intersection of Blackness and Latinidad through the Afro-Latinx Bibliography.
(The following is a post by Ann Brener, Hebraic Specialist, African and Middle Eastern Division.) It was apparently a case of love at first sight. How else to describe those first encounters between the earliest Hebrew printers and that newfangled technology that was spreading across Europe? Already in the first dated Hebrew book, printed in …
The Hispanic Reading Room is excited to announce the launch of Season 2 of La Biblioteca Podcast, Exploring Latinx Civil Rights in the United States. Catch the six new episodes coming out each Tuesday, starting on October 5th.
Part I of this post looks at how the establishment of a Spanish presence in the Philippines during the 16th-18th centuries was a collaborative enterprise that involved the interests of various actors: Chinese, prominent locals and Spanish.