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Archive: 2022 (10 Posts)

A.B. Bejar, 2022 Junior Fellow, on Family (His)Stories and Andean Heritage

Posted by: Giselle M. Avilés

La versión en Español de este artículo puede leerla aquí. This is a guest post by A.B. Bejar, 2022 Junior Fellow, who holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Affairs from The George Washington University and Master’s degree in International and Multicultural Education from the University of San Francisco. Working at the Library of Congress this …

A.B. Bejar, 2022 Junior Fellow, comparte Historias Familiares y sobre su Herencia Andina

Posted by: Giselle M. Avilés

An English version of this blog post is available here.  Este es un artículo de A.B. Bejar, 2022 Junior Fellow, quien tiene una licenciatura en Relaciones y Asuntos Internacionales de la Universidad George Washington y un máster en Educación Internacional y Multicultural de la Universidad de San Francisco. Trabajar en la Biblioteca del Congreso este …

Monica Soto on creating “Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library’s Collections” Research Guide

Posted by: Giselle M. Avilés

La versión en Español de este artículo puede leerla aquí. This is a guest post by Monica Soto, 2022 Junior Fellow, who has a bachelor’s degree in history from the College of William and Mary and is pursuing a master’s degree in library and information science at the University of Denver. This interview was previously published …

Monica Soto nos cuenta su experiencia creando la Guía de Investigación “Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library’s Collections”

Posted by: Giselle M. Avilés

An English version of this blog post is available here.  Este es un artículo de Monica Soto, 2022 Junior Fellow, quien tiene una licenciatura en historia de College of William and Mary y está cursando un máster en bibliotecología y ciencias de la información en la Universidad de Denver. La entrevista se publicó anteriormente en …

Print Culture and Brazilian Independence: 200 Years of Cultural Diplomacy

Posted by: Giselle M. Avilés

The following is a post by Henry Granville Widener, Portuguese Language Reference Librarian in the Hispanic Reading Room of the Latin American, Caribbean, and European Division. September 7, 2022 marks 200 years since Pedro I declared Brazil’s independence from Portugal on the banks of the Ipiranga River. Similarly to its sister nations of the former Spanish, French …

A short story about Potosi—the largest South American silver mine—in the Library’s Collections (Part 2)

Posted by: Giselle M. Avilés

This is a two-part blog post by Pamela Padilla, 2022 Summer participant in the Library of Congress Internship (LOCI) program with the Hispanic Reading Room, and a Library Science and History graduate student at Queens College, City University of New York.  Click here for the first part of Pamela’s research project. At one point one …

A short story about Potosi—the largest South American silver mine—in the Library’s Collections (Part 1)

Posted by: Giselle M. Avilés

This is a two-part blog post by Pamela Padilla, 2022 Summer participant in the Library of Congress Internship (LOCI) program with the Hispanic Reading Room, and a Library Science and History graduate student at Queens College, City University of New York. Please check back at the end of the week for the second part of …

Happy 500th Anniversary, Old San Juan! Acquisitions about Puerto Rico at the Library of Congress

Posted by: Giselle M. Avilés

Puerto Rico is celebrating the 500th anniversary of the founding of Old San Juan, the oldest city in the United States, and we could not be more excited to share two recent acquisitions by the Latin American, Caribbean & European Division (LAC&E) which shed light on the historical details of Old San Juan and the …

Lembrando a Escritora Brasileira Lygia Fagundes Telles

Posted by: Giselle M. Avilés

An English version of this blog post is available here.  Esta postagem é de Henry Granville Widener, Bibliotecário de Referência de Língua Portuguesa, da Sala de Leitura Hispânica da Divisão Latino-Americana, Caribenha e Européia.  No dia 3 de abril de 2022, encerrou-se uma monumental carreira nas letras brasileiras com o falecimento da escritora Lygia Fagundes …