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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. …

Reflections on Brazil-Africa Relations: Higher Education, Diplomacy and Development

Posted by: Giselle M. Avilés

This is a guest post written jointly by Tiffany Brown-Louis and Crispin Beyogle, graduate students from the Center of Latin American Studies at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service, who completed capstone research in consultation with staff in the Hispanic Reading Room.  Tiffany In the Fall of 2022, we were preparing for our capstone …

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Developing Connections, not just Collections, at the Library of Congress

Posted by: Suzanne Schadl

This is a guest post by Alyson Williams, Head of Communities of Practice and Publication in the Latin American, Caribbean and European division. Shortly after her arrival at the Library in late February, Alyson who was serving as Co-Chair of local arrangements for the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials (SALALM) Conference …