Felipe I. Martinez-PinzonAssistant Professor of Hispanic Studies
Felipe Martínez-Pinzón received his Ph.D in Spanish and Portuguese from New York University. Before coming to Brown, he was an Assistant Professor of Spanish at the College of Staten Island (CUNY). He works on 19th century Latin American Literature and culture. His research interests include the representations of tropical nature, the intersections between war and literature, and the relations between Gothic and race. He is currently writing a book on cuadros de costumbres and Liberal reform in mid 19th century Latin America.
Felipe Martínez-Pinzón's research works on the junctions between nation, cosmopolitanism and the tropics in 19th century Latin America. He has published a monograph on elite representations of warm climate in 19th century Colombia (Una cultura de invernadero). He has co-edited two volumes, one on the foundational relations between war, literature and geography in Latin America (Entre el humo y la niebla) and a second one on the connections between sketches of manners, civilizatory pedagogics and cosmopolitan imaginations in Iberian America. He is now writing a second monograph on the visual and literary production of sketches of mannersand their connection to Liberal Reforms in mid 19th century Latin America; as well as co-editing a volume on literary and cultural representations of the Amazon.