LLILAS Benson Digital Collection, UT Austin
Resources highlight the heritage of Latin American, U.S. Latinx, African Diasporic, and Indigenous American communities. Special focuses include human rights, colonial documents, visual content, Indigenous languages, and popular culture materials.
Note: Many of the databases and/or article links referenced in this guide require CaneID authentication through the the UM Library system unless denoted by the "open access" symbol.
Latinx (adj.): Relating to people of Latin American origin or descent (used as a gender-neutral or non-binary alternative to Latino or Latina)
Antonio Caro, Colombia Coca-Cola, 2010, enamel on tin, Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin.
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Remezcla started as a grassroots project among writers and creatives who shared one common point of view: there were so many great stories about new Latin music, culture, and events that no one was covering. “Traditional Latin media was not for us”.
Ruda Colectiva is a group of women photographers, gathered from the need to convene, to put on the table photographs that must be discussed and made visible, from the perspective of women in Latin America.
Torres, Lourdes. "Latinx?" Latino Studies, vol. 16, no. 3, 2018, pp. 283-285. DOI:10.1057/s41276-018-0142-y
Issue features two stimulating El Foro contributions that lay out some of the positions in favor of or against the use of the term “Latinx.”