Greetings, neonis! We’re thrilled to announce that Chapter Two of “The Technicolor Adventures of Catalina Neon” is now online for your reading and listening pleasure and participation.
Thinking about how to commemorate Veterans Day with your students? Our blog posts can provide some ideas.
This is a cross posting of a blog post from the Poetry and Literature Center written by Anne Holmes Cover by Juana Medina Our energy is truly buzzing today as we debut “The Technicolor Adventures of Catalina Neon,” U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera’s second-term online project. “Catalina Neon” is a bilingual, illustrated, narrative poem […]
Do you need additional resources to celebrate the second half of Hispanic Heritage month? The Library of Congress has some wonderful materials for you and your students.
Rebecca Newland, 2013-15 Teacher in Residence, is supporting the needs of faculty and students in a school library. She also continues to contribute to the Library of Congress Poetry Center’s blog, From the Catbird Seat.
I am in charge of recommending collections from Colombia, Venezuela, as well as material on Latin American art for the Library; and I work on the Archive of Hispanic Literature on Tape, a collection of audio recordings of prominent poets and prose writers, which the Hispanic Division began curating in the early 1940s. I have been working on an effort to digitize and bring online access to some of these literary audio archives.
During his first term, Herrera focused on building his Poet Laureate project La Casa de Colores, which has two sections. El Jardin involved the Poet Laureate visiting reading rooms in the Library to see some of the primary sources from the collection and then writing a poem about those resources and his experience in the reading room.
Does each generation represent William Shakespeare in its own way? April, National Poetry Month, includes the anniversaries of both Shakepeare’s birth and death, and this year marks the 400th anniversary of his death.
It’s hard to believe we are halfway through Hispanic Heritage month. If you are looking for Library of Congress primary sources you can use for the rest of the month here are some suggestions.
Mississippi is hosting its first book festival, and we’re invited.