Cary Aileen García Yero

Cary Aileen García Yero

Raphael Morrison Dorman Memorial Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program; PhD, Department of History, Harvard University.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2020-2021).
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Research interests: Race and nation in the Americas, Afro-Latin American arts, ideologies of racial harmony, relationship between arts, politics, and society, Latin American history, Cuban history, music and visual art and cultural theory and history.

Carry studies the role of the arts in Latin American societies where public discourses were restricted by ideologies of racial harmony. Her project analyzes the power of the arts as a historical force that shapes racial formation and nation-making processes. She examines the limitations and capacities of the arts to create social change in order to understand what makes the arts a unique realm to combat racism.

 

 

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