Welcome Talía Dajes!
Talía Dajes graduated from the University of Michigan in 2013 with a PhD in Romance Languages and Literatures. Her research focuses on Latin American literature, performance, and visual culture with an emphasis on contemporary Peru and the Andean region. Her current project explores how national political spaces are shaped by aesthetic configurations by focusing on the analysis of literary and cultural production dealing with the internal armed conflict between the Shining Path and the Peruvian state (1980- 2003). Dr. Dajes has published articles and book chapters on topics such as Peruvian contemporary art, political imagery and propaganda posters of the 1969 Agrarian Reform in Peru, performance art and poetry by militant women, and documentary film