This year the British Association for American Studies (BAAS) funded two successive annual conference panels that support, promote, and feature the production of research by and about people of color, LGBTQ+ communities, and disability communities. This ‘Targeted Research Panel’ provided the opportunity to “foster and forward research that attends to and includes historically marginalised communities […]Read More Shedding (YET MORE) Light on Marginalized Spaces & Identities by Becky Avila
Last week New Orleans-based indie folk band Hurray for the Riff Raff, came to the Norwich Arts Center giving myself, and fellow SALSA Collective co-creator Eilidh, a wonderful opportunity to reunite after several months apart and to say goodbye before my big move back to the United States. And wow! What a way to honour […]Read More Thank F*** for the Riff Raff!
Gina Valdés, ‘English con salsa,’ Revista Chicana-Riqueña/The Americas Review, 21 (1993) The SALSA panel at this year’s IAAS and BAAS conference addressed the ways in which Spanish (as well as other languages) is used in contemporary American/Américan fiction and sought to challenge the often Anglo-centric direction of such discussions at American Studies conferences on […]Read More English con SALSA
I’ve been remiss, I know. The last few months have been busy and I haven’t kept up with The SALSA Collective blogging. I’m going through revisions for my project and it’s going to be a big job! So… if you, or your friends, o familia, or anyone fancy writing a blog for us here at […]Read More Disculpa/Soz
¡Hola! We, Becky & Eilidh, are two American Studies PhD students from the University of East Anglia in Norwich, UK. Together we serve as co-jefas of The SALSA Collective. Our blog and Twitter page has been up and running for a little over a week now and we thought it was about time that we shared […]Read More Meet the jefas of The SALSA Collective