Position title: Ph.D. Student; Teaching Assistant
L122 Conrad A. Elvehjem Building
Office Hours: Tuesdays 12:30–1:30pm; 3:00–4:00pm, and by appointment.
B.A. University of Puerto Rico in Cayey, 2019
M.A. University of Puerto Rico in Rio Piedras, 2021
The Black identity in Puerto Rican artworks; Black Women in Puerto Rican artworks; Decolonization in Puerto Rican artworks through the Black figure.
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.
ART HIST 130: Seeing Race: Anti-Racism and Visual Culture [Teaching Assistant]
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