Tanairí Díaz-López

Position title: Ph.D. Student; Teaching Assistant

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Email: tdiazlopez@wisc.edu

Address:
L122 Conrad A. Elvehjem Building
Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 10:30–11:30am, and by appointment.

Curriculum Vitae

Education
B.A. University of Puerto Rico in Cayey, 2019
M.A. University of Puerto Rico in Rio Piedras, 2021

Research Interests
The Black identity in Puerto Rican artworks; Black Women in Puerto Rican artworks; Decolonization in Puerto Rican artworks through the Black figure.

Biography
Tanairí plans to study the influence of African culture in Puerto Rican paintings and raise awareness of the African legacy through artworks. Her research interests include Puerto Rican paintings, African Studies, Afrodescendancy, and colonialism. Tanairí also loves to read, write, and enjoy nature.

Teaching
ART HIST 104: The Art of Diversity: Race and Representation in the Art and Visual Culture of the United States [Teaching Assistant]
ART HIST 130: Seeing Race: Anti-Racism and Visual Culture [Teaching Assistant]

Primary Advisor(s)
Daniel Spaulding
Guillermina De Ferrari

Photo credit: Rosie Yang Photography