Assistant Professor, Johana Londoño, Ph.D., has received a prestigious grant from the Graham Foundation

for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts (link) for her book publication, “Abstract Barrios: The Crises of Latina/o Visibility in Cities” (Duke University Press, 2019).

Out of 600 proposals submitted world-wide, 74 projects were selected to receive awards totaling more than half a million dollars distributed among them. Professor Londoño’s book publication, “Abstract Barrios: The Crises of Latina/o Visibility in Cities”, focuses on how city officials, architects, and business owners, attempted to manage and reduce the threat that Latina/o barrio environments were thought to pose on the economic viability and cultural normativity of twentieth-century US cities. Read more about the Graham Foundation Award.