2020 Virtual Conference (October)

SALALM LXV Virtual Conference II

October 5 – 8, 2020

Buen provecho:  Celebrating and Exploring the Richness of Latin American, Caribbean and LatinX Food and Drink

*All times are Pacific Daylight Time*

Monday, October 5

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Keynote Address

Amelia Morán Ceja, President & CEO, Ceja Vineyards

 “The Symbiosis of Campesinos, Growers and Vintners in the California Wine Industry: Current Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainability, Climate Recovery, and Social Welfare”

10:45 AM -12:15 PM

A Discussion with SALALM Libreros

Tuesday, October 6

9:00-10:30 AM

Session 1:

Moderator: Hortensia Calvo, Tulane University

Lee Skinner, Dean Newcomb-Tulane College and Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Tulane University “Public and Private Eating in Nineteenth-Century Spanish America”

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 2:

1) Food for Thought: An Examination of Primary Source Collections on Food and Beverage I

Moderator: Ana Ramirez Luhr, Lafayette College

Ana Ramírez Luhrs, Lafayette College, “From Alimentación Chilena to Cocinas Tradicionales de Colombia: Digital Primary Source Collections for the Study of Latin American and Caribbean Food History”

Christine Hernández, Tulane University, “Pulque Pots, Pigskins, and Política at the Latin American Library at Tulane University”

2) Chocolate in Collections and Curriculum

Moderator: Jennifer Osorio, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)

Miguel Rosales and Elizabeth Rutigliano, The New York Public Library, “Chocolate Covered: A Dip Through Our Collections”

Jennifer Osorio, UCLA, “Chocolate in the Americas: Bittersweet Bliss”

John Wright, Brigham Young University, “The True History of Chocolate”

3) Peru en texto: Esfuerzos de identidad desde la gastronomía

Moderator: Rocio del Aguila, Wichita State University

Rocio del Aguila, Wichita State University, “The Exquisite Ingredients of our Andean Cuisines”

Jorge Marchena, Libros Peruanos, “Libros y gastronomía: un maridaje de integración, diversidad e identidad peruana

Isabel Miranda Meruvia (ENLACE Award Recipient) and Liliana Medina Sandoval, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (Peru), “La gastronomía peruana, una mirada bibliográfica a partir de la Biblioteca Nacional de Perú y de la Biblioteca Central de la Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos”

Wednesday, October 7

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 1:

1) Seeking Food and Drink in Brazilian Cordel Literature

Moderator: Christine Hernández, Tulane University

Aurora Vega, Tulane University, “Challenges, Limitations and Opportunities in Collecting, Preserving and Providing Access and Discoverability for Tulane’s Cordel Collection”

Sara Levinson, UNC Chapel Hill, “Catalogação de cordel: Improving access to Latin American collections at the UNC Chapel Hill Libraries”

Ricarda Musser, Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut, “From orality to printed texts and back to Orality: Cordel Literature and its distribution media in the 21st Century”

Rachel Stein, Tulane University, “Cordéis, canjica e Bate-Papo: A Pop-up Exhibit of Brazilian Cordel Litearature at the Latin American Library”

Liladhar Pendse, UC Berkeley, “From Cachaça to Cordel: A brief survey of drinking aesthetics and social stigmas of Brazil through Cordel Literature”

2) Cultural, Economic, and Political Value of Food in Central America

Moderator: Marisol Ramos, University of California Santa Barbara

Laura Shedenhelm, University of Georgia at Athens, “Migrant Travels from Central America: The Role of Food and Its Representation in the Narrative”

Jenny Lizarraga, Agro-Industrial Engineer and Director at Cincoooks, “The Rise of Artisan Food and Beverages in Honduras and the Socio-Cultural Impact for Rural Communities”

Alma Ortega, University of San Diego, “Food as identity in the formation of Central American culture / La comida como identidad en la formación de la cultura centroamericana”

3) From Curds to Collections: Cheese histories, mysteries, and the role of the librarian

Moderators: Jesús Alonso-Regalado, University at Albany, SUNY and Melissa Gasparotto, The New York Public Library

Jesús Alonso-Regalado, University at Albany, SUNY, “Supporting Research on Spanish and Latin American Cheese Studies: Collection Development and Scholars’ Needs”

Tomás Bocanegra Esqueda, El Colegio de Mexico, “Vino y queso mexicanos: tradición, producción, comercialización y personalidad en la región”

Melissa Gasparotto, The New York Public Library, “Cotija cheese in the national and global marketplace for culinary authenticity”

Elena Gallego, Elena Gallego Rare Books, “Saynete intitulado El Queso de Casilda y otras rarezas bibliográficas”

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 2:

1) Food for Thought: An Examination of Primary Source Collections on Food and Beverage II

Moderator: Gayle Williams, Florida International University

Gayle Williams, Florida International University, “Sipping at the Fountain of the Seventh Art: Primary Sources in Film Pertaining to Latin American & Caribbean Food & Beverage”

Gabrielle Vail, UNC Chapel Hill, “Ti’ Wah Ti’ Ha’: Food and Drink in Maya Hieroglyphic Texts”

Jeffrey Delgado, Kingsborough Community College, CUNY, “Arroz Con Leche: A Cultural Identity Infused Within a Pudding”

2) Ithaka S+R/MLA Study on the Research Needs of Modern Languages and Literature Faculty: A discussion with SALALM participants

Moderator: Pamela Graham, Columbia University

Patricia Figueroa, Brown University

Sócrates Silva, ColumbiaUniversity

Jade Madrid, Georgetown University

Luis Gonzalez, Indiana University

3) Outreach & Inclusion in Native, Indigenous, and Diasporic Collections and Digital Initiatives

Moderator: Paula de la Cruz, University of Florida

Paula de la Cruz, University of Florida, “Collaborative Collections for Global Discovery of Cuba’s Cultural Heritage”

Amanda Moreno, University of Miami, “‘What’s Cooking?’: Caribbean Food Culture at the University of Miami Libraries”

Kathia Salomé Ibacache Oliva, U. Colorado, Boulder “Inclusion in University Libraries: Advocates for Latin American Indigenous Languages and Cultures”

Thursday, October 8

9:00 AM -10:30 AM

 Session 1:

1) Food and Beverage Related Library and Archive Collections

Moderator: Barbara Miller, California State University Fullerton

Barbara Miller, California State University Fullerton, “Antojitos Chicanos: Food Themes Connecting the CSUF Pollak Library’s New Chicanx Resource center Special Collection (CRCSC) to Classroom Learning”

Luis Javier Félix Acosta and Patricia de la Rosa Valgañón, UNAM, “Entre saberes y sabores de los mapas: lo que pueden decirnos sobre la comida y la bebida en México, los materiales cartográficos registrados en el Catálogo Colectivo MAPAMEX”

2) Indigenous and global components in Latin American agriculture and its representations."      

Moderator: Luis González, Indiana University

Luis González, Indiana University, “A Journey into the Visual Culture of Latin American Crops: Coffee, Sugar, and Tobacco in Postage Stamps”

Rafael Tarrago, University of Minnesota, "Global Components of Cuban Food"

Ricarda Musser, Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut, “Migración e identidad entre Guatemala y Alemania: una correspondencia familiar en el tiempo del nacionalsocialismo

3) Library and Archive Collections of Food

Moderator: Anne Barnhart, University of West Georgia

Jorge Kroll Moisés do Prado (ENLACE Award Recipient), Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina, “A Aromateca da Faculdade Senac Florianópolis como fonte de informação e valorização de práticas gastrônimas”

Destiny C. Rivera, San Diego Public Library and Belinda Ramírez, UCSD, “A Collection that Grows: Food Justice and Food Security in Libraries”

10:45 AM -12:15 PM

Session 2:

Roundtable/Mesa Redonda: Ferias del Libro y Editoriales Universitarias: Difusión de Contenidos y Conocimiento

Juan Felipe Córdoba Restrepo, Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá y Vicepresidente de la

Asociación de Editoriales Universitarias de América Latina y el Caribe (EULAC)

Sandra Pulido, Directora, Feria Internacional del Libro de Bogotá (FILBo), Cámara Colombiana del Libro

Marisol Schultz, Directora, Feria International del Libro-Guadlajara

Sayri Karp, Directora Editorial de la Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico y Presidente de la Asociación de Editoriales Universitarias de América Latina y El Caribe (EULAC)

Daniela Varón, Directora de UNSAM EDITA, la Editorial dela Universidad Nacional de San Martín, Argentina y Vicepresidente del Área Atlántica de la Asociación e Editoriales Universitarias de América Latina y el Caribe (EULAC)