Remembering Ernesto Cardenal: Selections from His Archive (Exhibition)

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.

Presenting Geospatial Research with ArcGIS (Platform Tutorial)

Presenting Geospatial Research with ArcGIS (Platform Tutorial)

This step-by-step tutorial will introduce you to ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS StoryMaps, free web-based tools that help you visualize and present geospatial research, using data and images from materials related to the Augustinian Order in sixteenth-century Mexico preserved at the Benson Latin American Collection.

Radio Venceremos Audio Collection (Primary Sources)

Radio Venceremos Audio Collection (Primary Sources)

Radio Venceremos, the rebel radio station that broadcast from the mountains of Morazán, El Salvador during the eleven year Salvadoran Civil War (1981-1992), produced an important collection of recordings that contain valuable historic, anthropologic and ethnographic information, particularly in regards to human rights violations during an era of social transformation in Central America.

Embroiderers of Memories (Exhibition)

Embroiderers of Memories (Exhibition)

The exhibition highlights embroidered testimonies made by Salvadoran women exiled in the refugee camps of Honduras during the Salvadoran Civil War.

La Información Digital Collection (Primary Sources)

La Información Digital Collection (Primary Sources)

The collection contains digital surrogates of La Información, an important local newspaper published in Bluefields, Nicaragua, starting in 1917. The newspaper covered local news and society reporting, as well as national and international political events. While CIDCA’s collection of La Información is extensive, it remains incomplete, and many issues show signs of physical deterioration or damage.

Newspaper Library of the Museum of the Word and the Image (Primary Sources)

Newspaper Library of the Museum of the Word and the Image (Primary Sources)

The digital archive contains news clippings and documents compiled by Inforpress Centroamericana on the topic of Violence in Guatemala. The news stories are arranged chronologically and address the distinct types of violence prevalent in Guatemala in the years 1978 to 1982: political violence, violence generated by the internal armed conflict, and everyday violence.

Inforpress Centroamericana (Primary Sources)

Inforpress Centroamericana (Primary Sources)

The digital archive contains news clippings and documents compiled by Inforpress Centroamericana on the topic of Violence in Guatemala. The news stories are arranged chronologically and address the distinct types of violence prevalent in Guatemala in the years 1978 to 1982: political violence, violence generated by the internal armed conflict, and everyday violence.