The Repercussions of the Luis Viale Fire and the Ghosts of Cromagnon

It has become clear to me that the Luis Viale fire was, at its moment, very important in bringing the existence of slave labor and undocumented immigration into the spotlight, albeit for a limited time. One of the issues that was publicly revealed through the fire was the existing extensive network that smuggled immigrants, mostlyContinue reading “The Repercussions of the Luis Viale Fire and the Ghosts of Cromagnon”

Eloisa Cartonera

The starting point for my research was the work of Argentine writer Washington Cucurto. I intended to interview him during my stay in Buenos Aires but very soon I learned that he is notoriously hard to get in touch with. While very well-known for his novels—most of which are about the lives of immigrants fromContinue reading “Eloisa Cartonera”