My Name – Katherine Pyles (6)

Mi madre creía que ella estaba sienda con mi nombre- que no otro persona en el año ’98 estaba llamada su bebe Katherine. Creo que esto demuestre tan solitaria como esposa militar. Se suponía que yo iba a ser un hijo, Adam Prescott, pero yo nací una hija en el momento final, como yo cambié […]

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My Name – Kristi Tilghman (5)

In early 2019, Eilidh spent a semester at Trinity as a Fulbright Royal Society of Edinburgh Visiting Scholar working with the inimitable Prof Norma Cantú. In our class ‘Latinx Cultural and Artistic Expressions’ we read and discussed Sandra Cisneros’ story ‘My Name’ from The House on Mango Street. Students reflected on the importance of names and […]

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My Name – Shelby Smith (4)

Today’s piece is by Shelby Smith.   Let My Name Speak for Itself My name is soft, quiet and unheard; no loud vowels to be spoken out of place, nothing that makes heads shake in disapproval. She sits in the corner, her hands in her lap, behaving and forgotten. She is too mild mannered to […]

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My Name – reflections by Trinity University students: Israel Martín Rodríguez-Zapata (1)

The SALSA Collective is delighted to share writing by students at Trinity University in San Antonio, TX. In early 2019, Eilidh spent a semester at Trinity as a Fulbright Royal Society of Edinburgh Visiting Scholar working with the inimitable Prof Norma Cantú. In our class ‘Latinx Cultural and Artistic Expressions’ we read and discussed Sandra […]

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Gender Inequality in the Chilean Copper Mining Industry: Guest Blog by Natasha Halsey

In 2016, I spent a year living in Santiago, Chile as part of my degree. Amongst the many aspects of Chilean culture that captivated me throughout my time there, two elements particularly stood out for me. One was the incredible influence of the copper mining industry and the other was inequality. Chile is one of […]

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Guest Blog: Cara Levey on Gendering Reverberations

Gendering Reverberations: Reflections on the Women in Spanish and Portuguese Studies Conference, University College Cork, 7-8th November 2014 During an unseasonably sunny hiatus in the usual November rain, University College Cork hosted the fifteenth annual meeting of WISPS (Women in Spanish and Portuguese Studies). This vibrant research community brings together emerging and established female researchers […]

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