For more than three decades, a literary renaissance has been going on in the United States. Through poetry, prose and drama, Latino authors illuminated the American experience for Spanish-speaking peoples whose ancestry goes back to Latin American lands. Voces Americanas: Latino Literature in the United States introduces this vibrant literature and many facets of Latino culture
A celebratory survey of works by Latinos in the past thirty years, Voces Americanas: Latino Literature in the United States presents images of authors, books, movie stills, public presentations, and illustrations. It is based on an original exhibition at the University of Houston Library that documented a quarter century of Hispanic publishing in the United States. Panel topics include:
Voces Americanas is an exhibition produced by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Voces Americanas: Latino Literature in the United States is available in two formats:
|Content||10 double-sided panels (38” x 26”)|
11 support legs (68” tall)
|Space Requirements||90 square feet of floor space (13’ x 7’)|
|Shipping Weight and Dimensions||Travels in 3 plastic cases:|
|Rental Period||4 weeks|
|Content||12 double-sided panels (22” x 18”)|
13 support legs ( 34” tall)
|Space Requirements||3 five-foot tables or bookcase tops|
|Shipping Weight and Dimensions||Travels in 2 plastic cases:|
|Rental Period||4 weeks|
*Rental fees are based primarily on the cost of shipping. Prices may vary based on current fuel surcharges or venue location within the state of Texas. Out-of-state rentals are priced on an individual basis. Please call for a rental fee quote specific to your venue.
A specified number of print materials are provided with this exhibition at no additional cost. Additional copies of these materials may be obtained for a nominal fee:
Voces Americanas press release
A publicity image is available for promoting this exhibition at your venue. Please contact the exhibitions coordinator to request an electronic file of this image. Please allow 2-3 weeks for the exhibitions coordinator to process your request.
Venues may request a CD with the Humanities Texas logo in a number of electronic file formats for use when developing print and online promotional materials. Logo files are also available for download on the logo page.
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