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USLDH-Mellon Grants-in-Aid Showcase

September 9 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A showcase of Latino digital humanities projects by the 2021-22 USLDH-Mellon Grants-in-Aid recipients

About this event

Grants-in-aid projects are sponsored by the University of Houston’s US Latino Digital Humanities Center (USLDH) and funded by the Mellon Foundation. Join us as awardees speak about their Latino digital scholarship.

Thursday, Sept. 8 at 1:00pm CT

  • Beyond the Archive: The Cabrera-Tarafa Collection of Afro-Cuban Music, ca. 1956, David Font-Navarrete, PhD & Martin Tsang, PhD
  • Black and Brown California: A Media Archeology of Raciality, Colonialisms, and Identity in Alta California, Caroline Collins, PhD
  • (Re)Descubriendo Carrascolendas: The Aida Barrera Digital Archive, Veronica Nohemi Duran
  • Festival de Mujeres 1979: Windows to Chicago’s Chicana/Mexicana/Latina Feminisms, Hinda Seif, PhD & Diana Solís
  • Voices Veteranos: Letters from the Barrio, Tomás Summers Sandoval, PhD

Friday, Sept. 9 at 1:00pm CT

  • The Latino Catskills, Cristina Pérez Jiménez, PhD & J. Bret Maney, PhD
  • Logan Heights Archival Project, Josephine Talamantez, Alberto Pulido, Val Jaimes, Jenny Bustamante & Cassandra Gonzalez
  • Las Mujeres de la Riva, Osa de la Riva, PhD & Erendina Delgadillo
  • Tejana Historias: Indigenous Indentions and Transfrontera Transformations, Lilia Raquel Rosas, PhD, M L Mutrux & Aracely Lara

View descriptions of the projects on our webpage at: https://artepublicopress.com/recovery-program/grantsinaid/