Carolina Sá-Carvalho is a doctoral student in the Spanish and Portuguese Department at Princeton University. She holds a B.A and an M.A. in Communication Studies from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Her research interests include 19th and 20th century Latin American literature; realism; photography; technology; and their relationships to questions of knowledge, perception and memory. She is writing a dissertation tentatively entitled “Traces of the Unseen: Photography, Writing and Contact in Three Expeditions in the Tropics”.
Subtitle for the image. Flavio de Barros. The Old Church after the battle, Canudos, 1897. Arquivo Histórico do Museu da República do Rio de Janeiro.