The Small Axe Project

The Small Axe Project‘s aim “is to participate both in the renewal of practices of intellectual and cultural criticism in the Caribbean and in the expansion and revision of the scope and horizons of such criticism.” Offerings on their site include … Continue Reading »

Historias Podcast

Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS) has a podcast focusing on Latin America and the Caribbean. Historias features “scholars, journalists, and activists discussing cutting edge research and offering perceptive observations on current events.” Topics of the around hour-long episodes range … Continue Reading »

Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Indigenous Peoples’ Day in the United States was celebrated on this Monday, October 11th. This week we offer resources to broaden your students’ understanding of historical and contemporary Indigenous communities in Latin America, the Caribbean, and the diaspora.  Contemporary resources: … Continue Reading »

Latinx Wisconsin and Milwaukee

Latinx Heritage Month began on September 15th and runs through October 15th. In this spirit, we want to offer resources on local Latinx communities of both past and present. Regarding communities in the greater Wisconsin area, Voces de la Frontera has a project … Continue Reading »

Migration Focus

Today, we focus on migration. In fall of 2020, CLACS and UW-Madison’s Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies Program had a Migration Webinar Series, with one conversation entitled Crossing Borders, Navigating Race: Blackness and Migration in the Americas. That conversation, moderated by Ermitte … Continue Reading »

Naúl Ojeda papers, Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian Institution has a Volunteer Transcription project which asks “volunpeers” to help transcribe “field notes, diaries, ledgers, logbooks, currency proof sheets, photo albums, manuscripts, biodiversity specimens labels, and historic audio recordings” from the collections. New projects are added periodically, but at … Continue Reading »