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Welcome to Chileanista.com! My name is Danielle B. Barefoot and I’m a Ph.D. candidate in Latin American History at the University of Arizona. My dissertation research examines the politics that drive Chilean university student activism and mobilization in Santiago, Valparaíso, and Concepción. On this website you’ll find content including current research, blog posts, teaching documents, and archival links and tales.

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Danielle B. Barefoot – headshot courtesy of UA History Department

 

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Fulbright Grant Writing Tips & Tricks

Fulbright differs from many other grants because you’re allowed 1 page for a personal narrative and 2 pages—not 10—for your statement of grant purpose. At the heart, Fulbright is a cultural exchange grant, so keep that in mind as you frame your project. Thanks to Maria Esther (@lorientinuviel) for reaching out and inspiring me to … Continue reading Fulbright Grant Writing Tips & Tricks

Fulbright Chile 2018: Pre-Departure

This post details the pre-departure experience as a Fulbright Chile finalist in the 2017-18 cycle. Information includes timeline to departure, program paperwork, visa requirements, travel preparations, and tips on finding housing. The period between “I got the grant” and “it’s time to leave” can be super confusing and tricky, especially since most coaching focuses solely … Continue reading Fulbright Chile 2018: Pre-Departure

Archiving in Asunción / Archivando en Asunción

This post contains information about working in the Museo de la Justicia, Centro de Documentación, y Archivo para la Defensa de los Derechos Humanos, colloquially known as the Archive of Terror, coupled with an overview of places to stay, things to do, and restaurants located in Asunción, Paraguay. // Este post contiene información sobre cómo … Continue reading Archiving in Asunción / Archivando en Asunción

Archiving in Buenos Aires / Archivando en Buenos Aires

This post contains information about two archives, CELS and ESMA, in Buenos Aires, CABA, Argentina. These archives are best for research geared towards late twentieth-century topics. Both are currently working human rights centers and museums, in addition to archives. Both CELS and ESMA replied quickly via to email inquiries. Information provided is based on my … Continue reading Archiving in Buenos Aires / Archivando en Buenos Aires

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