Wendy Kurtz

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Wendy Perla Kurtz is a lecturer and project scientist with the Program in Digital Humanities at UCLA, where she teaches courses and supports Digital Humanities projects through the Digital Research Consortium. Dr. Kurtz holds a doctorate in Hispanic Literature from UCLA and her research lies at the intersection of cultural memory, digital mapping, and human rights. Her current project explores the ritualistic aspects of mourning practices represented in textual and visual media pertaining to the disinterment of mass graves from the Spanish Civil War and Franco dictatorship.