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Librarian-curated research guide for Spanish resources.

New Books for Spanish

El Norte: The Epic and Forgotten Story of Hispanic North America
Staging habla de negros: radical performances of the African diaspora in early modern Spain
The woman who turned into a jaguar, and other narratives of native women in archives of colonial Mexico
MS-13: The Making of America's Most Notorious Gang
Dimensiones del lationamericanismo
Challenged & Changed

New DVDs

Bisbee '17 is a nonfiction feature film by filmmaker Robert Greene set in Bisbee, Arizona ... the film follows several members of the close knit community as they attempt to reckon with their town's darkest hour. This long-buried and largely forgotten event came to be known as the Bisbee Deportation.

Pain and Glory (Dolor y gloria) is a 2019 Spanish drama film written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar. The film follows a nonlinear narrative as a series of reunions between Salvador Mallo, a film director in his decline, and those around him.

The Silence of Others (El silencio de otros) is a Spanish documentary film written and directed by Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar and tells the story of the silenced fight of the victims from the dictatorship of Francisco Franco.

A Fantastic Woman (Una mujer fantástica) is a 2017 drama film directed by Sebastián Lelio,  Marina, a transgender woman who works as a waitress and moonlights as a nightclub singer, is bowled over by the death of her older boyfriend.

Tips for Searching/Browsing

Looking to discover more? Try browsing the shelves in these call number areas (on the 3rd floor unless otherwise specified):

Call Number Subject
DP1-402 History of Spain
F1201-3799 History of Latin America, including the Caribbean
E184.S75 Hispanic Americans
GN301-674 Ethnology; Social and Cultural Anthropology
GR1-950 Folklore
GT1-7070 Manners and customs
GV1580-1799 Dance
HC94-1085 Economic history and conditions by region or country
PC4001-4977 (5th Floor) Spanish language and linguistics
PQ6001-8929 (5th Floor) Spanish literature 
PQ7081-8560 (5th Floor) Literature of Latin America 
M1627-1853 (5th Floor) Folk, national, and ethnic music (scores)
ML3544-3776 (5th Floor) Literature on music (History and criticism); folk, national, and ethnic music

For movies, check out the Cayvan Recorded Media area on 2nd floor. 

Not Finding What You're Looking For?

Even if Hekman Library doesn't own a particular book or article that you need, you can borrow or get a copy from another library through our MeL and ILL sharing services. Just use the links below to search outside of Hekman's holdings and make requests - if you have any questions or problems, the librarians are always available to help!