Hijas/os de la Malinche? CfP deadline extended

Good news! We’ve extended our CfP deadline now that we have confirmed our two speakers Julia Tuñón Pablos & Adriana Díaz Enciso. The deadline for proposals is 4th September 2015.   Tuñón Pablos’ groundbreaking Mujeres en México: Una historia olvida (1987) was the first comprehensive historical account of women’s contributions to building the nation and remains […]

#BookHour Mañana Means Heaven by Tim Z. Hernandez

Quick heads up: The next BAAS USSO #BookHour will be on the title  Mañana Means Heaven by Tim Z. Hernandez and will take place on Tuesday 28th April, 9 -10:30pm (GMT). Join Dr. Niamh Thornton (Liverpool), Nicola Moffat (UCC), Eilidh Hall (UEA) and #bookhour organiser Donna Marie Alexander (UCC) to discuss the title. More information here: URL: http://usstudiesonline.com/bookhour/nextbookhour/ Please do join us next […]

Guest Blog: A Perspective on the Historical Context of the Tragedy of Iguala by Francesco Di Bernardo

‘We closed our eyes in order to suppose that the other Mexico would disappear if it was not seen. On the first January 1994, we awake in another country’ (Pacheco 1994). José Emilio Pacheco wrote these words to comment on the Zapatista uprising of the 1st January 1994. While the political establishment, following the implementation […]

Welcome to the SALSA Collective!

The SALSA Collective is a multi-disciplinary research community for UK based scholars with interests in latinidad across the Americas. The aim of Scholars of América Latina Studying desde Afuera (SALSA) is to bring together scholars from a variety of disciplines who explore, highlight, and challenge the complex and nuanced aspects of Latino/a culture. The SALSA Collective provides a space, currently absent […]