Maya Berry

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Postdoctoral Associate
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Maya J. Berry received her Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Texas, Austin, in 2016. At Yale she will continue the work of her dissertation, Afro-Cuban Movement(s): Performing Autonomy in “Updating” Havana, which investigates the performative effects of black artists working professionally in both sacred and secular settings as Cuba “updates” its political economy. She has been appointed assistant professor of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, beginning in the 2017 – 2018 academic year.