This digital resource is on the personal papers and library collection of Simón S. Lucuix, an Uruguayan educator, politician, and bibliophile active in the early to mid-twentieth century.
A Hemisphere of Knowledge: A Benson Centennial Exhibition (Exhibition)
To mark the Benson’s centennial, this exhibition looks at knowledge production from different communities in the Americas. Special attention is paid to community stories, craftwork, harvest and subsistence, medicine, and flora and fauna.
Celebrating Eric Williams (Exhibition)
A scholar and statesman, the Honorable Dr. Eric Eustace Williams (1911-1981) led Trinidad and Tobago for over a quarter of a century.
Santa Anna in Life and Legend (Exhibition)
This exhibition explores various perspectives on Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna’s political and military career and legacy in Mexico.
Bureaucracy on the Ground in Colonial Mexico: A Window into the Visita of 1765 (Exhibition)
This exhibition explores the localized consequences of the royal inspection, or visita general, administered by José de Gálvez in New Spain from 1765-1771.
Fidel Castro’s Building Inauguration Speeches (Exhibition)
This exhibition explores the themes of revolution, national autonomy, and anti-capitalism in a set of inauguration speeches delivered by Castro. The selected texts highlight how the rhetoric of the Cuban Revolution shaped the built environment of the island and how these advances complicated the polarized representations of Castro’s government.
Peru in the 1920s (Exhibition)
The early twentieth century brought political, economic, and social changes to Peru. After the devastating losses experienced from the War of the Pacific in the late 1800s, the need to reconstruct and reform Peruvian society lent itself to the economic opportunities modernization presented. This exhibition of postcards from the 1920s show how the past and present converged in Peru at this critical juncture.
Remembering Ernesto Cardenal: Selections from His Archive (Exhibition)
On March 1, 2020, prominent Nicaraguan poet Ernesto Cardenal passed away, leaving an indelible legacy behind. He was a multi-faceted man: He was a poet, priest, revolutionary, liberation theologist, sculptor, and activist. This exhibition seeks to trace and reflect on key moments in his life.
You Are What You (Do Not) Eat: Decolonial Resistance in U.S. Latinx Zines (Exhibition)
This exhibition aims to underscore resistance to colonial legacies by examining Latinx zines that interrogate food and its impact in shaping cultural identity.
The Augustinian Order in Sixteenth-Century Mexico (Exhibition)
This exhibition focuses on the lives of Augustinian friars who professed to the Augustinian Order in Mexico City’s convent.