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Welcome to Chileanista.com! My name is Danielle Blalock 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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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

A Historian’s Guide to Researching and Archiving – Digital versus Physical Archive Techniques and Tools (part 3)

Today, in part 3 of “A Historian’s Guide to Researching and Archiving” series, we’re discussing digital versus physical archiving techniques and tools. I’ve acquired this information and skills over the course of graduate studies, through trial and error and asking other graduate students, librarians, professors, and archivists, and lots of headaches/moments of frustration. While these … Continue reading A Historian’s Guide to Researching and Archiving – Digital versus Physical Archive Techniques and Tools (part 3)

Summer Graduate Writing Bootcamp: What, How, and Why

For graduate students, summers are a time to get stuff done. Summer is a time to read, think, research, and write; to begin new projects and work on/complete existing projects. Over the years, I’ve participated in many writing groups. I’ve done Wendy Belcher‘s Journal Article in 12 Weeks. I’ve tried other methods of writing productivity … Continue reading Summer Graduate Writing Bootcamp: What, How, and Why

A Historian’s Guide to Researching and Archiving – How to Search (part 2)

Many moons ago, I introduced a new series, entitled “A Historian’s Guide to Researching and Archiving,” on my blog. This is part two of that series. In this post, I focus on the nuances of effective search techniques and strategies for library and archive websites. While these posts are intended for advanced research and target … Continue reading A Historian’s Guide to Researching and Archiving – How to Search (part 2)

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