Monthly Archives: November 2010

Presentation Latin American and Iberian Institute, UNM

In this presentation on Martha’s experiences in Càlig, she talked more about language, Civil War, and women’s activities to appeal to university students.  However, most of the people who came were friends in her age group.  Fortunately, one graduate student … Continue reading

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Possible Chapter One Formatted

After printing up a copy of “El pueblo unido”, formerly “El Juez de Cervera”, Martha passed it on to a kind neighbor for first review.  Fabián and Martha celebrated this step with tortilla de calabacín.  Then we realized we needed … Continue reading

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finishing first chapter

After sorting out several attempts at writing about the unfortunate Juez de Cervera, Martha made progress on writing what could be the first chapter on the oral history of Càlig.   Fabian patiently copied and pasted.  Gitano slept contentedly in the … Continue reading

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Trancriptions

Transcribing the interview gave me the opportunity to relive the moment plus time to reflect on what had been said.  When an interview lasted three or four hours and was one in a series, the task became overwhelming.  Some of … Continue reading

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