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Archive: 2024 (18 Posts)

Black and white photo of Chilean Nobel Laureate Pablo Neruda recording for the Library of Congress in 1966. The poet is sitting in a recording booth in front of a microphone and holding his book. The photo is from the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

The PALABRA Archive in the Classroom

Posted by: Alyson Williams

Former Latin American, Caribbean, and European Division (LAC&E) Intern, Natté Fortier introduces his project “PALABRA in the Classroom” a new resource designed to bring the PALABRA Archive into the classroom through curated lesson plans for teachers.

A mural depicting priests interacting with Indigenous women and children while men row boats in the distance.

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. …

Black and white collage - portrait photos of Mexican authors: Elena Poniatowska, Esther Seligson, Carmen Boullosa, Inés Arredondo, and Cristina Rivera Garza

Mexican Women in the PALABRA Archive

Posted by: Alyson Williams

Former Latin American, Caribbean, and European Division (LAC&E) Intern, Maria Rebecca Escamilla introduces her Storymap “Mexican Women Authors,” a multimedia journey through the works and lives of five seminal Mexican women authors: Inés Arredondo, Elena Poniatowska, Esther Seligson, Carmen Boullosa, and Cristina Rivera Garza.

Large metal hollow globe on a metal frame with metal orbit trails surrounding it

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 …

Celebrating Lunar New Year with the Library of Congress’s Collections

Posted by: Ryan Wolfson-Ford

(This post is a cross-post written by Dianne Choie, Educational Programs Specialist at the Library of Congress. It originally appeared on the blog Minerva’s Kaleidoscope.) You may have counted down to midnight on December 31st to ring in 2024, but did you know that in some parts of the world, February 10th marks the beginning …