Gerónimo Sarmiento Cruz

Gerónimo Sarmiento Cruz, CSRPC Residential Fellow; PhD candidate in the English Department at UChicago

Gerónimo Sarmiento Cruz is currently a PhD candidate in the English Department at the University of Chicago and a Residential Fellow at the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture. He works and teaches on US poetry and poetics with an emphasis on contemporary minor and minority writing in its intersection with historical and theoretical accounts of the nation state. His dissertation focuses on contemporary US minority poets, proposing and elaborating the concept of the anational as an attempt to chart and constellate poetic articulations of collectivities independent from and in excess of the nation.