Hemispheric and Transatlantic Archives Workshop:

Researching Iberian, Latin American, Caribbean, Latinx Collections

Professor Marcy Schwartz, Chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and member of the CLAS Executive Committee, has coordinated a major workshop on research sources for Latin America, the Caribbean, Latino US, and Iberia. Research librarians from five institutions will discuss many sources for research.

Join us for hands-on workshops, presentations and exhibits highlighting an array of exciting materials for research and teaching in the transnational arts, humanities and social sciences.

In-Person Preferred; Broadcast available: Registration Link


  • Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Center for Latin American Studies
  • RU Libraries
  • School of Arts and Sciences Humanities Dean
  • “Tres Marias” Camões/FLAD chair in Portuguese Studies

Friday March 4th, 2022; 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM

4th Fl. Conference Hall, Alexander Library, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University-New Brunswick


Invited Research Librarians:

  • Fernando Acosta, Princeton University
  • Paloma Celis-Carbajal, New York Public Library
  • Sarah Aponte, CUNY-Dominican Studies Institute
  • Martin Tsang, University of Miami, Cuban Heritage Collection
  • Laura Martin, University of Wisconsin-Madison



Arrival, Peruse Exhibits


Welcome from Associate University Librarian, Rutgers University Libraries, Dee Magnoni


Session 1: Introduction to Collections


Session 2: Hot Topics in Library Archives and Collections

  • Research grants
  • Community engagement
  • New archives
  • Collection building
  • Curating




Session 3: “Show and Tell” Workshop on Ephemeral Materials


Informal Visiting, Tour Digital Humanities Lab


Final Flyer March 4th