Santiago Navarrete Astorquiza (he/him/his) is a Ph.D. candidate from the Spanish program at the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Notre Dame. His primary research aims to understand the relations between texts and extractive economies during the XX century in Latin America. One of his recent publications was an analytical review for the journal A Contracorriente. His article, “La función extractiva de la ternura: género, sexualidad y civilización en Doña Bárbara (1929), de Rómulo Gallegos” is just waiting for its upcoming publication.