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Iris Viveros Avendano receives 2020-2021 GO-MAP Dissertation Fellowship

Submitted by Catherine Richardson on August 31, 2020 - 9:03am
Iris Viveros Avendano Group Photo
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Iris Viveros Avendaño received a Grad School Dissertation Fellowship to write her dissertation "Feminista Dance Disruptions in Fandango Temporalities" during this academic year.  Focusing on how to theorize and generate decolonial knowledge implemented through and with the body, in collectivity, in synchronous musical performance and dances known as fandango, Iris examines resistance to state violence in chapters titled Performing Polyrhythmic Resistance, Listening of Dissent, and Fue el Estado.

Graduate Opportunities and Minority Achievement Program (GO-MAP)