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Beatriz Balanta

Assistant Professor

Beatriz Balanta was born in Colombia, South America, and as a teenager she immigrated to the United States. She received a BA in Sociology from Boston College and a PhD in Romance Studies from Duke University. Balanta’s scholarly work analyzes the photographic and literary dimensions of racial formation in Latin America. Her interests encompass 19th century debates regarding freedom, citizenship, and nation building in Brazil, Colombia, and the United States as well as contemporary theorizations of art practices from the Global South.

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