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Research Guides

C LIT 596A / ENG 544 / GWSS 590: Hispanic Women Writers and Directors: Web Pages

This course will map the contours of feminist narrative discourse in the Spanish-speaking world over the past half century through literary works and films.

Welcome to Your Research Guide

This class guide provides links to scholarly literary, film, social and cultural databases that may be useful in the research required for this course.  

Web Pages, Blogs, etc

 A wide range of web-based resources....

Border and Latin American Information Created and maintained by New Mexico State Unversity Library, this guide is strong on borderlands information.

dLOC; Digital Library of the Caribbean Cooperative project which collects a wide range of research materials from and about the Caribbean.  Must be searched to appreciate the breadth of this digital library.

Mediático Collectively authored media and film studies blog focusing on research, scholarly criticism and news about Latin American, Latino/a and Iberian media and film culture.

GoogleScholar                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Find chapters of some of the books held by the UW Libraries, and other academic materials. However, and as you already know, the web can be both a goldmine and a treacherous place for scholarly research.  Be sure to evaluate your sources before relying too heavily on an unvetted webpage. 

LANIC; Latin American Network Information Center Maintained by the Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, and the Benson Latin American Collction, University of Texas, Austin. Organized by broad subject headings and browsing by region, LANIC covers all of Latin America and th Caribbean.  It covers social, humanities, culture, media, economic concerns, and science, collecting both popular and scholarly information from a very large number of sources.