ALBA Workshops for Everyone

The Civil War & Spanish Immigrants

Tuesday 22, 2021, 7:00-8:15 PM EST

Dear participant,

Thanks for signing up for this workshop. We are looking forward to spending some time with you on Zoom. To facilitate our discussion, We’ve prepared some readings and viewings for each.



James D. Fernández, Unfinished Journey: U.S. Spaniards Face the Civil War The ALBA Volunteer



La Paella de Daniel Albert Film Trailer

La Plomada Film Trailer

A Legacy of Smoke Film Trailer


Suggested Readings:

James Fernandez, “Nueva York: The Spanish Speaking Community Responds” in Facing Fascism: New York and the Spanish Civil War, ed. by Peter N. Carroll & James D. Fernandez (2007)

James Fernandez and Luis Luis Argeo, “Chapter 5: Solidarity and Strife”  in Invisible immigrants: Spaniards in the US, 1868-1945 (2015)

Aurelio Pego, “Epilogue: Antifascist Sentiments” in The Antifascist Chronicles of Aurelio Pego: A Critical Anthology, ed. by Montse Feu (2022)