Maria

Name:

Maria Lechtarova

Country:

United States

University:

New York University, NYU

Major:

Anthropology

City:

Maria Lechtarova

mn****@nyu.edu

Areas of Research/Interest

Death, semiotic anthropology, nostalgia, commemoration practices, visual anthropology, public signage, consumption, media ethnography, globalization, and Eastern Europe.

Bio:

Entered Fall 2016

Maria's research examines how public rituals of mourning in Bulgaria scaffold new processes of nationality building. She explores how community medias create continuous spaces of identity production within, and outside of, systemic cultural oppression. Her interests also include state propaganda, commodity advertising, reality television, architecture history, and film theory.

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