Talía Dajes portrait
  • Assistant Professor, World Languages and Cultures
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Presentations

  • “Desde el socavón: Imágenes de minería desde El tungsteno de Vallejo a la mirada hollywoodense en The 33”. Presented in the panel Imaginarios naturales, extracción de recursos y formas de lo político en América Latina. XLI Congress of the International Institute of Ibero-American Literature. Jena, Germany (July 2016). Conference Paper, Presented, 07/20/2016.
  • “Peru’s Living Dead: Spectrality and the Untimely in the Internal Armed Conflict”. Department of World Languages and Cultures, University of Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/25/2016.
  • “Recuerdo de Elena Tejada: La memorialización a través del cuerpo y la performance”. Workshop Arte, derechos humanos y políticas de la memoria en el Perú. XXXIII International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA). San Juan, Puerto Rico . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/30/2015.
  • “Intimate Crimes: Anomie, Impunity, Political Violence”. Presented in the panel Before and Beyond the Law: Cultural Representations of Impunity and Immunity. Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA). Seattle, WA. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/2015.
  • “Trauma y tabú: el incesto como alegoría visual de la violencia política”. Presented in the panel Memoria y Posmemoria: Nuevos espacios y enfoques a través de las generaciones. 7th Congress of the Consejo Europeo de Investigaciones en América Latina (CEISAL). Porto, Portugal . Conference Paper, Presented, 06/2013.
  • “A través del Ojo que llora: Memoria, ruina y violencia”. Violence and Memory in Peru Symposium. NYU King Juan Carlos Center. New York, NY. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/2013.

Languages

  • English, fluent.
  • Spanish, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Latin America and the Caribbean
    Andes.
  • Peru

Publications

  • Dajes, Talía, and Sofía Velázquez. "A Common Gaze: Reflections on New Documentary Practices in Peru."Latin American Documentary Film in the New Millennium. Ed. María G. Arenillas and Michael J. Lazzara. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 173-90. Print. Published, 07/01/2016.
  • Dajes, Talía. "From Pop to Populism: Jesús Ruiz Durand's Agrarian Reform Posters."Seeing in Spanish: from Don Quixote to Daddy Yankee - 22 essays on Hispanic visual cultures. Ed. Ryan Prout and Tilmann Altenberg. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011. 129-42. Print. Published, 06/01/2011.