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Conveyances: Poet Salgado Maranhão and Translator Alexis Levitin Join the PALABRA Archive

Posted by: Suzanne Schadl

The following is a post by Henry Granville Widener, Portuguese Language Reference Librarian, Hispanic Reading Room, Latin American, Caribbean, and European Division Words connect us in so many ways. Whether spoken, sung or written, they can act as the sinews that link our senses and emotions to one another. When I listen to the Library …

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Cosmovisions: The Impacts of Kotiria Culture on a Library of Congress Intern

Posted by: Suzanne Schadl

This is a guest post by Natali Palacios, a Maryland native in her junior year at the University of Maryland, College Park where she studies Human Development. Natali was selected for an internship in the Latin American, Caribbean and European Division (LACE) through Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU). Henry Widener was her mentor. …

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Aztec Mythology and the Love of Reading Rooms

Posted by: Suzanne Schadl

(The following is a guest post by Dani Thurber, Reference Librarian, Hispanic Reading Room, Latin American, Caribbean, and European Division) A couple of weeks ago I began searching for love stories and poems from Latin America in preparation for a Valentine’s Day event. My colleagues in the Hispanic Reading Room had some amazing suggestions by …