14 episodes

An exploration of the collections of the Library of Congress that focus on the cultures of Spain, Portugal, Latin America, and the Hispanic community in the United States. Music courtesy of Héctor Corrada-Bravo.

La Biblioteca Podcast Library of Congress

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An exploration of the collections of the Library of Congress that focus on the cultures of Spain, Portugal, Latin America, and the Hispanic community in the United States. Music courtesy of Héctor Corrada-Bravo.

    Environmental Activism in Vieques Island, Puerto Rico

    Environmental Activism in Vieques Island, Puerto Rico

    Huntington Fellows Herman Luis Chavez and Maria Guadalupe Partida speak with scholar Dr. Marie Cruz Soto and environmental activist Myrna Paganto discuss Vieques Island. The episode also includes a conclusion to season two of La Biblioteca and the research guide it derives from, featuring former Library intern Bianca Napoleoni. Library materials include photograph collections. A Latinx Resource Guide: Civil Rights Cases and Events is an online resource guide of civil rights figures, cases, and events impacting the Latinx community in the United States. The resource guide is available for access at https://guides.loc.gov/latinx-civil-rights.

    • 41 min
    Ahora Es Cuando: Exploring the Latinx Electorate

    Ahora Es Cuando: Exploring the Latinx Electorate

    DESCRIPTION The resource guide is available for access at https://guides.loc.gov/latinx-civil-rights.

    • 36 min
    Who Are We? Latinx and U.S. Identity

    Who Are We? Latinx and U.S. Identity

    Huntington Fellows Herman Luis Chavez and Maria Guadalupe Partida speak with journalists Ed Morales and Paola Ramos to discuss the Latinx identity and the communities that identify with that term. Key concepts include immigration, gender and sexuality, race, and intergenerational communication. A Latinx Resource Guide: Civil Rights Cases and Events is an online resource guide of civil rights figures, cases, and events impacting the Latinx community in the United States. The resource guide is available for access at https://guides.loc.gov/latinx-civil-rights.

    • 43 min
    Student Activism: 1968 Los Angeles Walkouts to Gen Z Justice

    Student Activism: 1968 Los Angeles Walkouts to Gen Z Justice

    Huntington Fellows Herman Luis Chavez and Maria Guadalupe Partida speak with youth activist Daphne Frias and scholar Dr. Manuel Haro to discuss Latino student activism. The episode focuses on the 1968 East Los Angeles school walkouts, one of the largest student-led marches in American history, alongside the contemporary justice pursued by Gen Z students at the intersection of disability, educational, and civic activism. Library materials include photograph collections and periodicals. A Latinx Resource Guide: Civil Rights Cases and Events is an online resource guide of civil rights figures, cases, and events impacting the Latinx community in the United States. The resource guide is available for access at https://guides.loc.gov/latinx-civil-rights.

    • 40 min
    Central American Migration to the U.S: Temporary Protection Status (TPS)

    Central American Migration to the U.S: Temporary Protection Status (TPS)

    Huntington Fellows Herman Luis Chavez and Maria Guadalupe Partida speak with youth activist Crista Ramos and scholars Dr. Ruth Wasem and Dr. Cecilia Menjívar to discuss the immigration legislation known as Temporary Protection Status (TPS). TPS recipients receive temporary immigration status, work authorization, and protection from deportation until it is safe to return to their home countries without a direct path to permanent residency status. Library materials include photograph collections and Congressional service reports. A Latinx Resource Guide: Civil Rights Cases and Events is an online resource guide of civil rights figures, cases, and events impacting the Latinx community in the United States. The resource guide is available for access at https://guides.loc.gov/latinx-civil-rights.

    • 47 min
    La Biblioteca and Latina Sterilizations in Madrigal v. Quilligan

    La Biblioteca and Latina Sterilizations in Madrigal v. Quilligan

    Huntington Fellows Herman Luis Chavez and Maria Guadalupe Partida speak with former Mexican American Legal Defense Fund (MALDEF) President Antonia Hernandez and discuss the civil rights class action lawsuit Madrigal v. Quilligan. The episode also includes an introduction to season two of La Biblioteca and the research guide it derives from, featuring Reference Librarian Dani Thurber. Library materials include photograph collections and articles. A Latinx Resource Guide: Civil Rights Cases and Events is an online resource guide of civil rights figures, cases, and events impacting the Latinx community in the United States. The resource guide is available for access at https://guides.loc.gov/latinx-civil-rights.

    • 36 min

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