|Title||Assistant Professor of Literature|
|Affiliations||Latin American & Latino Studies, |
Chicano Latino Research Center
|Office||528 Humanities 1|
|Office Hours||Winter Quarter 2017: please email me for appointment|
|Campus Mail Stop||Humanities Academic Services|
Latin American literature and cultural studies; contemporary-colonial comparison; hemispheric studies; science fiction; science and technology in society; aesthetics and politics; digital humanities; indigenous studies; translation; intellectual property
Biography, Education and Training
Zac Zimmer received his PhD from the Department of Romance Studies, Cornell University. His research explores questions of literature, aesthetics, politics, and technology in Latin America.
His current project, tentatively titled First Contact, is a comparative study of Latin American science fiction and narratives of the sixteenth century conquest of the Americas. Previous publications on contemporary Argentine literature, utopia, post-apocalyptic fiction, and the commons have appeared in The Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies, Latin American Research Review, Chasqui, Modern Language Notes, and Revista Otra Parte.