College of Arts and Humanities

Dr. Corinna Zeltsman

Assistant Professor of History (2017).
B.A. Wesleyan University (2006), M.A., Duke University (2013); Ph.D., Duke University (2016).

Teaching and Research Interests: Latin America, Mexico, History of Printing and the Book, Visual Culture, Labor History

Upper Division Courses:

  • HIST 3537 Colonial Latin America
  • HIST 3538 Modern Latin America

Website http://zeltsman.wordpress.com

Contact Information:
Department of History
Georgia Southern University
P. O. Box 8054
Statesboro, GA 30460-8054

Office: #2092, Interdisciplinary Academic Building
Tel.: (912) 478—–
Email: czeltsman@georgiasouthern.edu
Fax: (912) 478-0377

Selected Publications:

  • “Defining Responsibility: Printers, Politics, and the Law in Early Republican Mexico City.” The Hispanic American Historical Review. 98, no. 2 (May 2018): 189-222.

Professional Activities, Awards, and Honors:

  • William Reese Company/John Alden Memorial Fellowship, John Carter Brown Library, 2019
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Emory University, 2018-2019
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Research Fellowship, 2018
  • Best Dissertation Prize, Nineteenth-Century Section, Latin American Studies Association, 2018
  • Bibliographical Society of America/Pine Tree Foundation Fellowship in Hispanic Bibliography, 2018
  • Scholarly Pursuit Award, Georgia Southern University, 2018
  • Richmond Brown Dissertation Prize, Latin American & Caribbean Section of the Southern Historical Association, 2017

Current Research:

  • Book Manuscript: “Ink Under the Fingernails: Printing and the Materiality of Politics in Nineteenth-Century Mexico.” My current book project examines how everyday and acute conflicts surrounding print production and consumption shaped Mexico’s urban political culture, press freedom, and the contours of liberalism across the long nineteenth century.

Last updated: 9/24/2018

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