Lydia Millhon

5102 Dwinelle Hall

Lydia Millhon is a PhD student in Hispanic Languages and Literatures UC Berkeley. She completed her M.A. in Latin American Studies from the Center for Latin American Studies at Georgetown University and received her B.A. with Honors in Spanish at Wake Forest University. She wrote her M.A. thesis on considerations of Caribbean identity through artworks produced in Cuba and Puerto Rico across two temporal focuses in the present and the 1950s. Her research interests include the intersection of the visual and the literary, in primarily Cuba and Spain, for the study of colonial relations, transatlantic tensions, and subjectivity formation. Particularly fascinated by the art of abstraction, Lydia is interested in the role of digital humanities in understanding the complexities of nationhood, identity, and legacy within modern/contemporary eras.