Friday May 22nd 2015


SALALM LX in the News

Estimados SALALMistas, Our colleague Adán Griego, Chair of the Membership Committee, has been busy publicizing the upcoming SALALM LX Conference in social media outlets.  See his most recent post [Read More]

SALALM LX Preliminary Program

The preliminary program for SALALM LX is now available here. Please see the conference website for more information: [Read More]

Carlos Olave appointed to Head of the Hispanic Reading Room of the Library of Congress

Carlos Olave, Head of the South America Section of the Latin America, Western European Division (ALAWE) of the Library of Congress, was selected to head the Hispanic Reading Room.  The former head, [Read More]


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Sign up for a conference buddy!

Dear newer SALALMeros/istas, We are happy to announce the availability of SALALM conference buddies! This is a low-commitment way of getting your feet wet in the organization and learning the ins and outs of our annual conference. All are welcome to sign up at the link below even if this [Read More]


SALALM LX Pre-Final Program & Call for Moderators and Rapporteurs

Dear SALALM Members, I am very pleased to announce the pre-final program of the SALALM LX Conference to be hosted by Princeton University on June [Read More]

SALALM LX – Conference Registration & Hotel Reservations

Dear SALALM Colleagues, We are very pleased to announce that registration for the LX Annual Conference of the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin [Read More]

Second Presidential Message – SALALM LX

Throughout 2014, many institutions in Brazil and the United States held conferences and other academic events in observance of the 50th anniversary [Read More]

In Case You Missed It

ICYMI: News May 11-17

Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States, 1980 – 2013 | Pew Research Center There were 54 million Hispanics in the United States in 2013, comprising 17.1% of the total U.S. population. In 1980, with a population of 14.8 million, Hispanics made up just 6.5% of the total U.S. [Read More]

Job & Internship Opportunities

Library of Congress: Librarian in the African, Latin American & Western European Division (ALAWE), Iberia/Rio Office Section

The vacancy announcement for a Librarian (GS-9 with promotion potential to GS-13) in the African, Latin American & Western European Division (ALAWE), Iberia/Rio Office Section is now posted at: [Read More]

Librarian (Reference Hispanic Division) Library of Congress

Librarian (Reference Hispanic Division) (Vacancy #: 150018) GS-1410-09 — Library Services (Hispanic Division of the Collection and Services Directorate) — $52,668.00 – $68,465.00 Opening [Read More]

Head of Special Collections, University of Houston (Revised)

Head of Special Collections, University of Houston (Revised) Responsibilities:   The University of Houston Libraries are seeking a progressive and forward thinking leader prepared to articulate a [Read More]