Gerónimo Sarmiento Cruz

Humanities Teaching Fellow
Cohort Year: 2014
Research Interests: Poetry & Poetics


Gerónimo Sarmiento Cruz is a PhD candidate in the English Department at the University of Chicago. He works on and teaches 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.