Professor Schumacher teaches classes on language, literature, and culture as Assistant Professor of Spanish at Gonzaga University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2017, with an emphasis on contemporary Latin American literature. His doctoral thesis treats the intersections of performance, politics, and participation with poetic production of the late 20th century. His research interests include Juan Luis Martinez, Chilean poetry, the neo-avant-gardes in Latin America, translation theory, and experimental poetics and performance.
The Chilean Flag. Translation of La bandera de Chile by Elvira Hernández. Kenning Editions, 2019.
"Estoy doblemente tranquilo: La poética del desdoblamiento como motor creativo de Juan Luis Martínez en El poeta anónimo". Chasqui: Revista de literatura latinoamericana, Vol. 50, No 1, May 2021.
"Coincidence in Participatory Forms: The Proposal Poems of Grupo Texto Poético and Juan Luis Martínez" in A contracorriente. Vol. 18, No 1, Fall 2020, pp. 224-253.
"Otredad, traducción y lírica en 'Poemas del otro' in Martínez Total, eds. Braulio Fernández Biggs and Marcelo Rioseco. Santiago, Chile: Editorial Universitaria, 2016.