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Lindsay DiCuirci

Lindsay DiCuirci is an associate professor of English and affiliate faculty in Language, Literacy, and Culture at UMBC, specializing in early American literature and the history of the book. Her book, Colonial Revivals: The Nineteenth-Century Lives of Early American Books (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019) examines the politics of collecting, preserving, and reprinting colonial books and manuscripts in the nineteenth-century U.S. Colonial Revivals is the recipient of the Bibliographical Society of America’s St. Louis Mercantile Library Prize, the Library Company of Philadelphia’s First Book Award, and the Early American Literature Book Prize. New work is forthcoming in Early American Literature and Apocalypse in American Literature and Culture (Cambridge UP, 2020).
Dr. DiCuirci teaches courses in early American literature and print culture, African American literature, women’s literary history, and critical theory. Her scholarship stemming from a collaborative and student-led digital humanities project, Mill Girls in Nineteenth-Century Print, with the American Antiquarian Society, can be read in Archive Journal.

She is the current director of the English Honors program at UMBC and the director of the Dresher Center for the Humanities’ Humanities Teaching Labs.