Congratulations, Talía Dajes!
By A Caldwell
Nov 26, 2012
Talía Dajes (Spanish) successfully defended her PhD dissertation, “Staging Terror: Violence and the Aesthetics of Civil War in Contemporary Peru,” on Monday November 19, 2012 and is a visiting assistant professor at Michigan Technological University.
Talía’s dissertation draws on literature, performance, and the visual arts in the context of the civil conflict between the state and the 'Shining Path' and its aftermath, exploring the possibility of alternative understandings of the political through the conflict's art work in contemporary Peru.
Talía’s dissertation chair was Gareth Williams, professor of Spanish, in the RLL.