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SPN230 (Harretche): A Transatlantic Search for Identity: Home

Spring 2017, M. E. Harretche

Background Information

Moodle - SPN 220

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Find Books, Exhibition Guides

Five College Library Catalog

A keyword search can work to find a few sources. Then to find more, click on the subject headings you see. These are examples of "Subject begins with" searches:

Art, Spanish
Hispanic American art
Art, Latin American
Painting, Spanish
Painting - [country]

Visit the Hillyer Art Library and the Finding Images guide, for more help with your search.

Reference Sources - Dictionaries

For more links to language and news sources on the web, see the Libraries' Spanish & Portuguese subject page (under Research)

Find Books

Five College Library Catalog

To limit to Spanish lanaguage sources, use the Advanced search screen.  A keyword search can work to find a few sources. Then to find more, click on the subject headings you see. These are examples of "Subject begins with" searches:

Exiles - [country]
Authors, Exiled
Exiles' writings, [nationality]
Asylum, right of
Expatriate artists
Exiles in art
Exiles in literature
Group identity
Identity (Philosophical concept) in literature
Identity (Psychology) in literature
National characteristics, (nationality) in literature
Passing (identity) in literature
Social change in literature
Transnationalism in literature
Emigration and immigration in literature
[group of people] - Foreign countries - Intellectual life
Refugee children - United States
Operation Peter Pan
Disappeared persons - Argentina
Missing persons
Political persecution
Europe - Emigration and immigration - 21st century
Europe - Ethnic Relations
Migrant labor - [area or country]
[country] - Politics and government

Construct a keyword search including multiple terms as possibilities to express a concept:

#1: ("peter pan" or elian or "refugee children") and cuba*

#2: ("plaza de mayo" or argentin*) and (disappeared or missing or persecut* or desaparecido*) and (women* or mother* or madre*)

#3: identity and (group or national or ethnic* or transnational) and (exile* or refugee* or asylum or marginaliz*) and (author* or literatur* or poet* or novel* or writer*)

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