Happy Halloween from bepress!

At bepress, we love a good costume party with sweets, and Snowy is always dressed for the occasion. Continue the Halloween festivities with spooky content from Digital Commons repositories including chronicles of institutional history, ETDs, and musical videos in journals.

Check out this video chat with Miami musician Tony Succar about paying homage to Michael Jackson’s Thriller with a Latin twist. It’s published in the journal Inspicio, which is part of the arts publication platform sponsored by Florida International University’s College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts (CARTA).

Get creative with your SelectedWorks content—Juan Carlos Rocha Osornio, a faculty member in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Toronto, posted this event with a colorful day of the Dead image: “One day before Halloween, the Department of Language and Cultures invited the Kwantlen community to this cultural celebration of Spanish icons that “commemorate the ancestors.” People were encouraged to bring flowers, candles and/or mementos of loved ones to place on the altar. Free food (such as home-made empanadas) and drinks were served.”

Explore the Celtic roots of Halloween in a dissertation from Iowa Research Online titled Latin labyrinths, Celtic knots: modernism and the dead in Irish and Latin American literature.