Diana Carolina Sierra

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Sierra

Doctoral Student in History and Women's Studies

  • About

    Research areas of interest: 20th century Colombia; nation-building and neoliberalism; Afro-Colombian, Indigenous, and Domestic Worker's social movements; oral history and visual culture, from beauty pageants to street art

  • Education
    • MA, History, University of Michigan, 2013
    • BA, History, City Univ. of New York City College, 2011
  • Grants
    • Tinker Field Research Grant, Pre-dissertation research in Colombia, Summer 2013
    • Academic Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, Portuguese, 2012-13
    • Summer Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, Portuguese, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, Summer 2012
  • Presentations
    • Empire and Solidarity in the Americas Conference, The University of New Orleans, October 2013. “Disrupters, Persuaders, and One-Percenters: Mobilization and Strategic Debates in the U.S. Solidarity Campaign with Colombian GM Workers, 2011-2013”
    • Places, Bodies, and Practices in Latin America, Grand Valley State University, March 2013. “Embodying the Nation: Colombia’s National Beauty Pageant, 1934-55”