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Dr. Walther Maradiegue

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Freie Universität Berlin

ZI Lateinamerika - Institut

Postdoktorand

Project: “Shared Soundscapes: Music Revivals and Identity Politics in Peru”

Adresse
Boltzmannstr. 1
14195 Berlin
  • Since 2021  Postdoctoral Fellow-  “Shared Soundscapes: Music Revivals and Identity Politics in Peru Project" - Freie Universität Berlin (Germany)

  • 2020-2021   Visiting Assistant Professor Carleton College (Minnesota, USA)


EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. - Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois - USA)

Dissertation Title: Geographies of Indigeneity: Space and Power in the Andes 1880-1930

  • M.A. in Anthropology with emphasis in Andean Studies

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima - Perú

Thesis Title: Construcción de la Tradición en el Norte del Perú: ‘Lo Moche’ como Performance y Gobermentalidad

  • B.A. in Communication Sciences

Universidad Nacional Pedro Ruiz Gallo – Lambayeque, Perú


PREDOCTORAL AWARDS

  • 2019  Graduate Fellowship- Center for Native American and Indigenous Research, Northwestern University

  • 2019  Research Scholarship – Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut Berlin

  • 2018  Graduate Student Dissertation Research Award – Buffett Institute, Northwestern University

  • 2018  Graduate Summer Research Grant- Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program, Northwestern University

  • 2014  Research Fellowship for Young Scientists – DAAD, German Academic Exchange Service

  • 2014  Opportunity Scholarships - Education USA, US Embassy in Peru

  • 2013  Marco Polo Grant – Graduate School, Pontificia U. Católica del Perú

  • 2013  Aristotle Fellowship – Graduate School, Pontificia U. Católica del Perú

 

Research project:

- Shared Soundscapes: Music Revivals and Identity Politics in Peru

Completed Doctoral Research Project (2020)

“Geographies of Indigeneity: Space and Power in the Andes” (Northwestern University)

Advisors: Prof. Dr. Mary Weismantel, Prof. Dr. Laura León-Llerena

Areas of Interest:

-Sonic Archives

-Indigenous Media

-Racial Geographies

-Quechua Literature

-Visual Studies

-Colonization/Decolonization

-Cultural Studies

PUBLICATIONS

Work in Progress:

“Huaqueros: Archaeology and Precariousness in the Andes.” in Archaeology and its Avatars in Latin America, edited by Jorge Coronado and Alexander Herrera. Forthcoming.

Book Chapters:

“Lo Moche en el Museo: Etnicidad y Neoliberalismo en la Costa Norte Peruana.” Épicas del Neoliberalismo: Subjetividades Emprendedoras y Ciudadanías Precarias en el Perú, edited by Gisela Cánepa and Leonor Lamas Zoeger. Fondo Editorial de la Pontificia U Católica del Perú, 2020.

“A Witch in the City: History and Textuality in Nineteenth-century Andes.” Latin American Textualities: History, Materiality and Digital Media, edited by Andrew Reynolds and Heather Allen. U of Arizona P, 2018, pp. 46-65.

 Peer Reviewed Journal Articles:

“A Poetics of Mud: Andean Ruins.” Revista de Crítica Literaria Latinoamericana, Forthcoming.

“Runapa Ñawin: Quechua Poetry for the Present.” Latin American Literature Today, no. 12, 2019, http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/en/2019/november/runapa-ñawin-quechua-poetry-present-walther-maradiegue.

“Otuzco y la Virgen de la Puerta: Presente y Futuro(s).” Perspectivas Latinoamericanas, no. 9, 2012, pp. 10-24.

Book Reviews

 Review of Visiones de los Andes: Ensayos críticos sobre el concepto de paisaje y región Editedby Ximena Briceño and Jorge Coronado. A Contracorriente Journal, vol. 18, no. 1, Fall 2020, pp. 338-343.