(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1963) Researcher, curator, and associate professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (New York), in the Department of Arts and Music. Her areas of study are modern and contemporary Latin American art. She is the author of the book Arte Brasileira na Ditadura Militar: Antonio Manuel, Artur Barrio e Cildo Meireles (Duke University Press, 2012; Reptil Editora, 2014), which analyses the crossings between visual arts and politics during the most repressive years of the Brazilian military regime, from 1968 to 1975. The book received the Arvey Award of the Association for Latin American Art. Calirman received the Arts Writers Grant of the Warhol Foundation and was visiting scholar at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies of Harvard University. She has curated several exhibitions in New York, such as Berna Reale: While You Laugh (Nara Roesler Gallery, NY, 2019); Basta! Arte e Violência na América Latina (John Jay College, 2016); Antonio Manuel: Quero Agir, não Representar! (Sociedade das Américas, 2011). Her upcoming book Dissident Practices Brazilian Women Artists: 1960s-2020s will be published in 2023 by Duke University Press.