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Magali Carrera Recent Work

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Selected Writings:


Traveling from New Spain to Mexico: Mapping Practices of Nineteenth-Century Mexico. Durham: Duke University Press, May 2011.

Imagining Identity in New Spain: Race, Lineage, and the Colonial Body in Portraiture and Casta Paintings.  Austin: University of Texas Press, 2003

Chapters in Books

“Creole Landscapes.” In Mapping Latin America: A Cartographic Reader. Jordana Dym and Karl Offen, editors. Chapter 21, 110-113. University of Chicago Press, 2011.

“Fabricating Specimen Citizens: Nation-building in Nineteenth-Century Mexico.” In The Politics of Dress in Asia and the Americas.  Edited by Mina Roces and Louise Edwards. Chapter 12, 215-235. Sussex: Sussex Academic Press, 2008.

“Affections of the Heart:  Female Imagery and the Notion of Nation in Mexico.” In Women and Art in Early Modern Latin America. Edited by Kelly McIntyre and Richard Phillips. Chapter 2, 47-72.  London: Brill Press, 2007.

"From Royal Subject to Citizen: The Territory of the Body in Eighteenth-Century and Nineteenth-Century Visual Practices of Mexico” in Images of Power: Iconography, Culture and the State in Latin America. Edited by Jens Andermann and William Rowe. Chapter 1, 17-36. Oxford: University of London, 2005.

Selected Honors:

National Endowment for the Humanities, 2005 Summer Stipend Grant. Book Project:  Traveling from New Spain to Mexico: Cartography and the Narration of Nation.

Newberry Library 2004 NEH Summer Institute Reading Popular Cartography, Participant

2004 College Art Association/Association for Latin American Art Book Award for Imagining Identity in New Spain: Race, Lineage, and the Colonial Body in Portraiture and Casta Paintings, 2003.

2003-2004 UMass Dartmouth Teacher of the Year Award