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Spring 2012 Newsmakers

Sarah Aponte (CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Archives and Library) was honored at the 9th Dominican Women Writers’ Book Fair held March 23 – 25, 2012.

On February 15, 2012, Patricia Figueroa (Brown University) launched a new blog called Nuevas referencias: retratos de nuevos autores hispanohablantes. It is dedicated to drawing attention to newer Spanish-language authors.

Jana Krentz, formerly of the University of Kansas, has accepted the position of Curator of the Latin American collection at Yale University.

On February 20, 2012, Miguel Valladares, formerly of Dartmouth College, started working at University of Virginia at Charlottesville as the Romance Language Librarian. He may be reached at mav4n@virginia.edu.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winter 2011/2012 Newsmakers

Miguel Valladares, formerly of Dartmouth College, has accepted the position as Librarian for Romance Languages at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, beginning on February 20. Felicidades, Miguel!

Meagan Lacy (Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis University) has published “The Virtues of a Committed Dilettante: Embracing Nonexpert Expertise” in College and Research Libraries News, February 2012, 73 (2).

David Block (University of Texas at Austin) recently made television news for donating long lost books to the National Library of Peru.

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