Hortensia Calvo

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Responsibilities
The Director of the Latin American Library oversees policy, budgets, operations, collections, acquisitions, fundraising, public relations, a visiting fellowship program, and the work of five permanent staff. She provides leadership and vision in developing programs and services related to Latin American Studies; maintains professional contacts appropriate to the mission of the department; and represents Tulane University in local, national and international forums related to Latin American libraries and librarianship.
Degrees
Degree Type: 
Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow
Degree Major: 
Latin American Research Librarianship
Degree Institution: 
Duke University

Degree Type: 
Ph.D.
Degree Major: 
Spanish
Degree Institution: 
Yale University

Degree Type: 
M.A.
Degree Major: 
Spanish and Spanish American Literature
Degree Institution: 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Degree Type: 
Licenciatura
Degree Major: 
Philosophy
Degree Institution: 
Universidad de Los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia)
Professional Affiliations
Organization: 
Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials (SALALM)

Organization: 
Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing (SHARP)
Professional Interests
Early modern Spanish American literature
Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
Print culture and social history of the book in Latin America
Area studies librarianship