My apologies for the lack of posts. I’ve been really boggled down at work, house hunting and feeling anxious and restless about graduate school and my unfinished novel.
Anyhow, let’s move on…
– The Gray Lady is now free and open to all: http://www.nytimes.com/
– “In honor of this year’s National Hispanic Heritage Month, Smithsonian.com explores Louis Castro’s contribution to Major League Baseball, examines the private life of the great Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, who so profoundly influenced American art, and offers a list of festivals, concerts and lectures at the Smithsonian Institution and throughout the country.”
Explore Hispanic Heritage Month on Smithsonian.com >>
– Visit Thirteen online for the full CANTOS LATINOS schedule
– New book on the publishing horizon:
“Journalist Luisita Lopez Torregrosa‘s A NEW AMERICAN FAMILY SAGA, chronicling the life of a multigenerational Latino family in America — grandparents, parents, siblings, cousins, grandchildren — telling the story of the family’s various paths to this country, their fortunes and misfortunes, the conflicts among and within families (including between the working class and the middle class), and their struggle to take a seat at the American table.”
– New Stamp Honors 60th Anniversary of Landmark Desegregation Case, Mendez et al. v. Westminster School District et al.
– Hispanic roots? Family Tree Site Aids Hispanic Research
– Brown is the new green, Movie tries to demystify Latinos, you know because we are so mindboggling.
– Congrats to “America Ferrera [who] captured her first-ever Emmy Award for best actress in a comedy for her role as Betty in the Golden-Globe winning series “Ugly Betty.” Her win marks the first time a Latina has won an Emmy Award for best actress.”