National Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month

The Mercer University Libraries celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month on behalf of our students, faculty, and staff who are a part of this vibrant and diverse community. From September 15 through October 15, explore the recommended films, books, and web resources.  


These films spotlight the Hispanic community and are available in Kanopy’s Hispanic Heritage Month collection.

  • Critical Thinking
  • The Return
  • Prospect
  • The Two Faces of January
  • Hamilton: One Shot to Broadway
  • I Am the Queen: A Celebration of Chicago’s Puerto Rican Transgender Community
  • Los Punks: We are All We Have: The Hispanic Punk Rock Scene in Los Angeles
  • Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It All


Browse a few of these fiction and non-fiction books available through the E-Books on EBSCOHost database.

  • Eat the Mouth that Feeds You by Carribean Fragoza
  • A Translational Turn: Latinx Literature into the Mainstream by Marta E. Sánchez
  • City of God by Gil Cuadros
  • We Were Always Here by Ricardo Chavira
  • Latin Moon in Manhattan by Jaime Manrique
  • Being Brown: Sonia Sotomayor and the Latino Question by Lázaro Lima
  • Short Fiction by Hispanic Writers of the United States by Nicolás Kanellos
  • The Restless Ilan Stavans: Outsider on the Inside by Steven G. Kellman

Web Resources

To learn more about the Hispanic community, visit these websites.

National Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 to October 15
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