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Gonzalo Montero

Gonzalo Montero, Assistant Professor

Gonzalo Montero, Assistant Professor
Gonzalo Montero, Assistant Professor

Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures
313 Major Williams 
220 Stanger Street 
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-5362 | montero@vt.edu

Gonzalo Montero is an assistant professor of Spanish at Virginia Tech since 2017. He works on modern and contemporary Latin American literature and culture with a focus on the Southern Cone and the Andean Region. He has published articles in Latin American Literary Review, Studies in Latin American Popular Culture, Chasqui, Textos Híbridos, Confluencia, among other journals. He has edited three books in the Chilean press Cuarto Propio. Currently he is working on a book manuscript titled Poéticas de la Contravisualidad. Chile 1972-1986.

He is starting a second book-length project titled Cultures of Emancipation. Intellectuals and Artists Imagining Chilean Socialism (1970-1973), which focuses on the cultural production during the Socialist Government of Salvador Allende in Chile, and the role of culture in the process of imagining the project of Chilean democratic Socialism.

  • Latin American Literature
  • Visual Culture Studies
  • Modern and Contemporary Poetry
  • Southern Cone Literature and Culture
  • PhD in Hispanic Literatures (2011-2017), Washington University in Saint Louis
  • Licenciatura en Letras (2004-2008), Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Hispanic MCLL Graduate Faculty

Books

Montero, Gonzalo, ed. Revista de Artes y Letras (1918). Reedición. Santiago: Cuarto Propio, 2016. 412 pp.

Méndez, Verónica & Gonzalo Montero, eds. Revista Los Diez (1916-1917). Reedición. Santiago: Cuarto Propio, 2011. 500 pp.

Journal Articles

  • “Between two Revolutions. Cultural relations between Cuba and Chile during Unidad Popular.” The Global South. Forthcoming, 2020.
  • “‘como encender la luz sobre una cosa sin ensuciarla’. La poética de los objetos de Claudio Bertoni.” Cincinnati Romance Review 46 (Spring 2019): 72-88. 
  • “Who is shooting? Technological Representation and the Ideologies of Latin American Difference in Video Trans Americas by Juan Downey.” A Contracorriente. Una revista de estudios latinoamericanos 16 (2019): 248-263.
  • “Comentarios de la catástrofe: Temporal de Nicanor Parra.” Latin American Literary Review 89 (2018): 15-20. 
  • “‘Entre campo y grabación’ Violeta Parra y las tecnologías migrantes.” Studies in Latin American Popular Culture 36 (2018): 128-144.
  • “Entierros y desentierros: el cuerpo desaparecido en la obra de Juan Luis Martínez.” Chasqui. Revista de literatura latinoamericana 46 (2017): 165-177. 
  • “Desiertos, caminos, cuerpos ausentes: sobre una performance de Pedro Lemebel.” Textos HíbridosRevista de Estudio sobre la crónica latinoamericana 5 (2016): 75-92. 
  • “Democratic Arielismo, Utopian Imaginaries and Transnational Cultural Practices in the Chilean group ‘Los Diez’.” Confluencia 31-2 (2016): 138-152.
  • “José Hierro y Enrique Lihn imaginan Nueva York: extranjería y referencialidad cultural en las fisuras del cosmopolitismo.” TrasatlánticaPoetry and Scholarship 2 (2014): 61-80. 
  • “Periferia, cosmopolitismo y modernidad simbólica: la poesía de Neftalí Agrella en las revistas de la vanguardia chilena.” Mapocho 67 (2010): 37-48.
  • Niles Grant. College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Virginia Tech. 2018-2019.
  • Mentoring Program for New Faculty Grant. College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Virginia Tech. 2018.
  • Fondo Nacional de Fomento del Libro y la Lectura (Chilean Council of Arts and Culture). Project: “Revista de Artes y Letras (1918). Reedición”. 2015.
  • Fondo Nacional de Fomento del Libro y la Lectura (Chilean Council of Arts and Culture). Project: “Reedición Crítica del poemario Romanzas en gris (1922) de Alberto Valdivia”. 2011.
  • Fondo Nacional de Fomento del Libro y la Lectura (Chilean Council of Arts and Culture). Project: “Reedición Crítica de la Revista Los Diez, (1916-1917)”. 2010.

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