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.
Date Range(s): 1549-2018
Country(ies): Cuba; Mexico; United States of America; Jamaica; Guatemala; El Salvador; Nicaragua; Brazil; Colombia; Argentina; Honduras; Ecuador
Course Subject(s): African and African Diaspora Studies; Archival & Information Studies; Art & Art History; Brazilian Studies; Borderland Studies; Indigenous Studies; Latin American Studies; Literary Studies; Mexican American & U.S. Latinx Studies; Religious Studies; Women & Gender Studies; World Geography Studies; World History Studies
Topic(s): Traditional Knowledge; Medicine; Flora and Fauna; Gastronomy; Cosmology; Astronomy; Craftwork
Document Types: Art prints; Manuscripts; Zines; Newsletters; Drawings; Maps; Letters
Language(s): English; Spanish; Portuguese; Zapotec; Tepehua
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Creator(s): Daniel Arbino, Head of Collection Development & U.S. Latino/a Librarian, LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections
Date Created: 2021-04-02
Physical Repository: Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin
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