Chief Librarian Sarah Aponte is interviewed by reporter Angela Peña in the Dominican newspaper Hoy about her experience as founder of the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Library, her work as a librarian, and experience as an immigrant, among other topics. You can read the full article here.
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 email@example.com.
Sarah Aponte (CUNY Dominican Studies Institute) has published “Dominican Related Dissertations in the U.S.: an Analytical Approach (1939-2009), Camino Real: Estudios de las hispanidades norteamericanas, 3, no. 4 (2011): 21-51.
Former SALALM member Michael Hamerly‘s Artes, Vocabularios, and Related Ecclesiastical Materials of Quichua/Quechua, Aymara, Puquina, and Mochica Published during the Colonial Period: a History and a Bibliography has been published by Shaker Verlag as Bonner amerikanistische Studien 48 (ISBN 978-3-8322-9835-7) in CD-ROM. It features a “complete” worldwide list of all known surviving exemplars of the materials in question, and has already been catalogued by the National Library of Germany.