Projects

Below you will find an alphabetical list of ongoing digital humanities projects that come out of the Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage archives.

Do you have a project that utilizes our archives that you would like for us to include? Contact us via our contact page, Facebook, or e-mail.

 

 

Are We Good Neighbors?

This project maps cases of discrimination against people of Mexican descent in Texas during the 1940s as documented by affidavits collected by Alonso S. Perales.

Project Manager: Lorena Gauthereau, Ph.D.

Borderlands Archive Cartography

BAC consists of a digital map that displays the U.S.-Mexico border newspaper’s cartography that records geographic locations of nineteenth and mid-twentieth century periodicals.

Co-founders: Maira E. Álvarez and Sylvia A. Fernández

Delis Negrón Digital Archive

This digital archive highlights the life and work of Delis Negrón, a Puerto Rican writer who was also a director, editor, English professor and activist in south Texas and Mexico City.

Student Lead: Sylvia A. Fernández
Collaborators: Isis Campos, Victoria Moreno, and Annette Zapata

Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage Blog

This blog is dedicated to highlighting archival documents, digital humanities projects, resources, workshops, events, and news.

Project Manager: Lorena Gauthereau, Ph.D.

Twitter Bots

@AlonsoSPerales
Tweets out quotations from Alonso S. Perales’ writings, information regarding Perales, and news regarding his collection. Created by Lorena Gauthereau and Theresa Mayfield.

@Fillingthe_gaps
Unveils Latino authors’ written legacy recovered in newspapers published in the United States from 1808 to 1960. The bot asks people to contribute by responding with any additional information they’ve come across in their research. Created by Isis Campos and Sylvia Fernández.

 

Coming soon:

 

Alonso S. Perales Archive

This online archive will contain a sampling of Mexican American lawyer and LULAC co-founder, Alonso S. Perales’ photographs, LULAC documents, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and legal documents.

Project Manager: Lorena Gauthereau, Ph.D.
Collaborator: Theresa Mayfield

Authority List

This is a comprehensive authority list that contains robust bibliographic information about US Latina/o authors and poets.

Student Lead: Isis Campos

Migration Stories

This project maps the movement of Latina/o authors across borders.

Lead: Andrés Vázquez

Sarabia Collection

Student Lead: Annette Zapata