History & Literary Arts, Library, and Archives
Resources, Programs, and Events
La HiLAcha/The Unraveling Thread
Episode 20: “A Celebration of Latin American Women”
Episode 19: “AfroLatinidad: What We Need to Know, and Why. An Honest Conversation”
Albuquerque Poet Laureate – Book Events
Enduring Querencias: A Virtual Reading – Poetry, Memoir & Fiction
K-12 Curriculum for Mundos de Mestizaje (Social Studies, Language Arts)
New Year’s Eve Around the Hispanic World (info guides and online activities)
“Eye See” Visual Poetry (English, Español)
Create Your Own Book: Cartoneras (English, Español)
Pop-Up Books and More! (English, Español)
¡Mira! Nuestra Arquitectura: An Architectural Journey – Exhibit Preview
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the National Hispanic Cultural Center, the History and Literary Arts program presents “!Mira¡ Nuestra Arquitectura: An Architectural Journey,” an architectural history of the Center’s past, present and future. This is an outdoor exhibit on the Bosque Trail west of the NHCC in the Bosque Gallery and opened October 23, 2020.
El Voto Femenino / The Women’s Vote – View the Online Exhibit & Try the Online Activities
Celebrating the U.S. centennial of the Women’s Vote, this exhibit features Latinas from the international Hispanic diaspora who were instrumental in women’s suffrage worldwide.
NHCC BOOK CLUB
Meets via Zoom at 5:30 pm the 4th Thursday of the month. All are welcome!
Book selections for 2021, January-June
January 28: Murmur of Bees – Sofia Segovia
February 25: Atop the Windmill: I Could See Forever – Maria Dolores Gonzales (https://www.bilingualstrategies.com/)
March 25: Mexican Gothic – Silvia Moreno-Garcia
April 22: Everyone Knows You Go Home – Natalia Sylvester
May 27: Children of the Land: A Memoir – Marcelo Hernandez-Castillo
June 24: Afterlife – Julia Alvarez
THANK YOU POEM: VOCES Summer Writing Institute
(Anne Lechuga-Kanapilly and Carmen Canela)
ABOUT HISTORY AND LITERARY ARTS
January—June 2021 HLA Events and Programs (Flipsnack)
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SELECTED PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS
Podcast, La HiLAcha/The Unraveling Thread
Latinx Book Review (blog)
National Latinx Writers Gathering (October 16-18, 2020)
Voces Summer Writing Institute for Teens (June 2020)
NHCC History Festival (February)
Children’s Bilingual Book Festival (April 2021)
NHCC Book Club (more info below)
La Canoa Legacy Talks (Archives) – 2017-2019 – A partnership between the HLA and UNM’s Center for Regional Studies, these monthly talks were presented by Hispanic/Latino academic and community researchers with long-standing and distinguished records of research and teaching about New Mexico and the region.
SELECTED ARCHIVAL COLLECTIONS
Finding Aid for the Mari-Luci Jaramillo Collection
Inventory for the Alianza and Chicano Movement Collection of Eduardo Chávez
Inventory for the Margaret Buxton Genealogy Collection
Inventory of the Barelas Photo Collection
Inventory of the John A. Aragon Collection
Inventory of the Margaret Herrera Chávez Collection
Mari-Luci Jaramillo: First Latina Ambassador of the US (podcast episode from KUNM)
The NHCC Library holds over 13,700 titles, including a large Latinx poetry collection of over 700 titles; children’s bilingual books; popular novels by Latinx authors; history books and materials encompassing the US Southwest, Central and South America, the Caribbean, and the Iberian Peninsula. We also hold numerous volumes of literature from the international Hispanic diaspora.
NHCC Foundation Members are able to check out books from the NHCC Library.
– Learn more about becoming a NHCC Member.
NM History in 10 Minutes (Rob Martinez)
Nuestras Madrecitas (Rob Martinez)
Hispanic Reading Room (LC)
Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents (LC)
Hispanic Country Guides (LC)
Handbook of Latin American Studies
Mexican Cookbook Collection (UTSA)
Historic Mexican & Mexican American Press (UA)
Latino Center (Smithsonian)
Latino Cultures in the US (Google Arts & Culture)
Biblioteca Digital Hispánica (Biblioteca Nacional de España)
Latin American History (Newberry Library)
Chicana por mi Raza: Digital Memory Collective
Pura Belpré Award Winning Books
Latinxs in Kid Lit
International Children’s Digital Library
Unite for Literacy (children’s books read in different languages)
The Fable Cottage (bilingual tales)
ABDO Books (free K-12 ebooks thru June 2020)
Children’s Poetry Archive
TumbleBook Library (K-6 ebook database)
Teen Book Cloud (7-12 ebook database)
Girls Who Code: code at home activities, including digital storytelling
King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center
NM Poetry Center
US Latinx Voices in Poetry
Blank Verse Films: A Video Magazine about Poetry
Spotlight on US Hispanic Writers (LC)
Archives of Hispanic Literature on Tape (LC)
La Bloga (Chicana/o, Latina/o Literary Blog)
Audio Book Cloud (all ages audio book database)
Latinx Podcasts (list of podcasts with Latinx themes)
ABOUT HISTORY AND LITERARY ARTS
Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, our facilities our currently closed to the public. When we re-open:
Tuesday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Library & Genealogy Center Hours
Tuesday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
1st Saturday of each Month, 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
By Appointment with Anna Uremovich
NHCC Library: 505-383-4778