Rodolfo Ortiz

Sessional Lecturer of Spanish
location_on Buchanan Tower

Subject Area

Education

PhD in Hispanic Studies, University of British Columbia, Canada
MA in Arts and Latin American Literature, University of Pittsburgh, USA
MA in Latin American Literature, Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, Bolivia

About

Rodolfo Ortiz has a Ph.D. from the UBC Department of French, Hispanic & Italian Studies. In 2015, he obtained a Master’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh Department of Hispanic Language and Literatures. Also, he received a Master’s degree in Latin American Literature at the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés in Bolivia, with a dissertation on the unpublished and dispersed work of the Bolivian writer Jaime Saenz. In 1993 he received a Bachelor’s degree in Psychoanalysis and in 2006 in Literature. Since 1999 Rodolfo has been the director and editor of the literary magazine La Mariposa Mundial, with twenty-six issues published so far; at the same time, as an editorial house of the same name, La Mariposa Mundial has issued books of poetry, narrative, and essay. In 2017, Rodolfo won the National Competition for Research Projects in Social Sciences organized by the Office of the Vice President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia and in 2022 he defended the doctoral dissertation “Knots and Tangles: Barbarian Circuits and Belligerent Polemics in the Andean Magazines of the early Twentieth-Century.”


Research

Interests

  • 20th & 21st LA Studies
  • Modernist Studies
  • Translation Studies
  • Comparative Literature
  • Archives & Technology

Publications

Selected Publications

“Espacio y objetos en el aparapita de La Paz.” Felipe Delgado de Jaime Saenz. Bernardo Paz ed. Instituto de Investigaciones Literarias – Carrera de Literatura UMSA. 2020. pp. 125-44.

Diagramar un llameante destello. El arte de narrar de Juan José Saer.” Ciencia y Cultura 39 (diciembre 2017): 9-33. http://www.scielo.org.bo/scielo.php?pid=S2077-33232017000200002&script=sci_abstract

“[De la arkhé].” Bolivian Research Review 12/1 (julio 2017): 53-74.

“[Notas sobre el Fondo Sergio Suárez Figueroa].” Fuentes 50 (junio 2017): 115-120. https://www.academia.edu/48778477/_Notas_sobre_el_Fondo_Sergio_Su%C3%A1rez_Figueroa_

“Las deslecturas de Borges: Eliot, el traductor argentino y la tradición.” Variaciones Borges 37 (2014): 37-52. https://www.jstor.org/stable/24882826

Other Publications (most relevant)

Luis H. Antezana J., Hacer y cuidar: Lecturas de Jaime Saenz. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial/Plural editores, 2021. pp. 11-19. [Prologue & Compilation]

“[Jaime Saenz y los trabajos de la poesía].” Una y misma cosa. Martin Zelaya ed. Editorial 3600, 2021. pp. 51-57. [Essay]

“Poems.” Park. Zeitschrift für Neue Literatur 73 (Berlin, May 2021). Michael Speier ed. Timo Berger trad. [Poetry]

La Mariposa Mundial. Revista de literatura (1999 to present). Various articles, essays, poems, notes, translations, and reviews. [Magazine]

Hacia una historia crítica de la literatura en Bolivia (2 vol.). PIEB, 2002. In collaboration. [Research]

Parhelio. Cultural supplement of Página Siete newspaper (2014-2017). [Articles and Essays]

Cuadernos de la sequía. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial/Plural editores, 2012. [Poetry]

Cuadernos de la sequía. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial/Plural editores, 2007. [Poetry]

Critical Editions

Gamaliel Churata. Cuentos del Titikaka. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2020. [Edition]

Juan Cristóbal Mac Lean. El garabato y la letra. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2020. [Edition]

Ismael Sotomayor. Escritos en El Diario de La Paz. Department of Literature UMSA, 2020. In collaboration. [Compilation & notes]

Hilda Mundy. Pyrotechnics/Pirotecnia. Jessica Sequeira trad. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2019. [Edition]

Arturo Borda. El Loco. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial – Department of Literature UMSA, 2020 (in progress). [Edition]

Hilda Mundy. Bambolla Bambolla. Cartas fotografías escritos. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2017. [Edition & compilation]

René Bascopé. Cuentos completos y otros escritos. La Mariposa Mundial, 2017. [Edition & compilation]

David Villazón. Rodolfo el descreído. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2016. [Edition]

Arturo Borda. Telón lento: una carta de Arturo Borda a Carlos Medinaceli. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2016. [Edition & compilation ]

Juan Conitzer. Escritos completos. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2015. [Edition & compilation]

Arturo Borda. Nonato Lyra. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2015. [Edition & compilation]

Sergio Suárez Figueroa. Poesía completa. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2014. [Edition & compilation]


Conferences and Conference Presentations

“Arturo Borda y la modernidad temprana en Bolivia” – Crisis, persistencia y centralidad de la vida. Latin American Studies Association. Vancouver, Canada. May 2021.

“[Última Sude]” – I Congreso Internacional Literaturas y Culturas Andinas “En conmemoración a los 50 años de la muerte de José María Arguedas y Gamaliel Churata.” Puno, Peru. August, 2019.

“Circuitos estéticos y políticos en dos revistas vanguardistas de la zona andina: Cunan y Boletín Titikaka” – III Congreso Internacional de Teorías, Crítica e Historias Literarias Latinoamericanas – Antonio Cornejo Polar “Migraciones, fronteras y desplazamientos, en las literaturas latinoamericanas.” Lima, Peru. August, 2019.

“Teofanoj y la potente impotencia de la arkhé: una versión cronicaria del encuentro entre Gamaliel Churata e Ismael Sotomayor” – X Congreso Internacional de la Asociación de Estudios Bolivianos (AEB). Sucre, Bolivia. July, 2019.

“Génesis y recepción de Hilda Mundy” – Workshop: Department of Literature at Universidad
Mayor de San Andrés. May/June, 2018.

“Tupi or not tupi: that is the question. Traducción y canibalismo en el Manifiesto Antropófago de Oswald de Andrade” – Presentation: “Translation and (De)colonization.” 9th Annual Graduate Student Conference in Translation. York University, Toronto. March, 2018.

“Tres inscripciones en El Loco de Arturo Borda” – French, Hispanic and Italian Studies Research Seminar, University of British Columbia. March, 2018.

“La visión sin ilusiones de uno mismo. Notas sobre (hacia) Zavaleta Mercado e Hilda Mundy” – French, Hispanic and Italian Studies Reading Seminar, University of British Columbia. December, 2017.

“Una carta de Arturo Borda a Carlos Medinaceli” – Panel: “Eventos ex-presos en la literatura boliviana.” XII Jornadas de Literatura Latinoamericana (JALLA). La Paz-Bolivia. August, 2016.

“Vanguardias intempestivas y gestos anarquistas en Bolivia” – Panel: “Revisita a las Vanguardias en Bolivia” – Department of Literature at Universidad Mayor de San Andrés. December, 2014.

“Vanguardias intempestivas y gestos anarquistas en Bolivia: Arturo Borda e Hilda Mundy.” Chair, Organizer and Panelist. LASA 2014, Chicago Il. Democracy & Memory. March, 2014.

“Ebbs, Flows and Limits.” (des)articulaciones 2013 – DHLL. Magazines and participants: John Beverley (boundary 2), Juan Duchesne-Winter (Revista Iberoamericana), Rodolfo Ortiz (La Mariposa Mundial), Elizabeth Monasterios (Bolivian Studies Journal), Daniel Balderston (Variaciones Borges), and Aúrea Sotomayor (Hotel Abismo). October, 2013.


Rodolfo Ortiz

Sessional Lecturer of Spanish
location_on Buchanan Tower

PhD in Hispanic Studies, University of British Columbia, Canada
MA in Arts and Latin American Literature, University of Pittsburgh, USA
MA in Latin American Literature, Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, Bolivia

Rodolfo Ortiz has a Ph.D. from the UBC Department of French, Hispanic & Italian Studies. In 2015, he obtained a Master’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh Department of Hispanic Language and Literatures. Also, he received a Master’s degree in Latin American Literature at the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés in Bolivia, with a dissertation on the unpublished and dispersed work of the Bolivian writer Jaime Saenz. In 1993 he received a Bachelor's degree in Psychoanalysis and in 2006 in Literature. Since 1999 Rodolfo has been the director and editor of the literary magazine La Mariposa Mundial, with twenty-six issues published so far; at the same time, as an editorial house of the same name, La Mariposa Mundial has issued books of poetry, narrative, and essay. In 2017, Rodolfo won the National Competition for Research Projects in Social Sciences organized by the Office of the Vice President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia and in 2022 he defended the doctoral dissertation “Knots and Tangles: Barbarian Circuits and Belligerent Polemics in the Andean Magazines of the early Twentieth-Century.”

Interests

  • 20th & 21st LA Studies
  • Modernist Studies
  • Translation Studies
  • Comparative Literature
  • Archives & Technology

Selected Publications

“Espacio y objetos en el aparapita de La Paz.” Felipe Delgado de Jaime Saenz. Bernardo Paz ed. Instituto de Investigaciones Literarias - Carrera de Literatura UMSA. 2020. pp. 125-44.

Diagramar un llameante destello. El arte de narrar de Juan José Saer.” Ciencia y Cultura 39 (diciembre 2017): 9-33. http://www.scielo.org.bo/scielo.php?pid=S2077-33232017000200002&script=sci_abstract

“[De la arkhé].” Bolivian Research Review 12/1 (julio 2017): 53-74.

“[Notas sobre el Fondo Sergio Suárez Figueroa].” Fuentes 50 (junio 2017): 115-120. https://www.academia.edu/48778477/_Notas_sobre_el_Fondo_Sergio_Su%C3%A1rez_Figueroa_

“Las deslecturas de Borges: Eliot, el traductor argentino y la tradición.” Variaciones Borges 37 (2014): 37-52. https://www.jstor.org/stable/24882826

Other Publications (most relevant)

Luis H. Antezana J., Hacer y cuidar: Lecturas de Jaime Saenz. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial/Plural editores, 2021. pp. 11-19. [Prologue & Compilation]

“[Jaime Saenz y los trabajos de la poesía].” Una y misma cosa. Martin Zelaya ed. Editorial 3600, 2021. pp. 51-57. [Essay]

“Poems.” Park. Zeitschrift für Neue Literatur 73 (Berlin, May 2021). Michael Speier ed. Timo Berger trad. [Poetry]

La Mariposa Mundial. Revista de literatura (1999 to present). Various articles, essays, poems, notes, translations, and reviews. [Magazine]

Hacia una historia crítica de la literatura en Bolivia (2 vol.). PIEB, 2002. In collaboration. [Research]

Parhelio. Cultural supplement of Página Siete newspaper (2014-2017). [Articles and Essays]

Cuadernos de la sequía. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial/Plural editores, 2012. [Poetry]

Cuadernos de la sequía. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial/Plural editores, 2007. [Poetry]

Critical Editions

Gamaliel Churata. Cuentos del Titikaka. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2020. [Edition]

Juan Cristóbal Mac Lean. El garabato y la letra. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2020. [Edition]

Ismael Sotomayor. Escritos en El Diario de La Paz. Department of Literature UMSA, 2020. In collaboration. [Compilation & notes]

Hilda Mundy. Pyrotechnics/Pirotecnia. Jessica Sequeira trad. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2019. [Edition]

Arturo Borda. El Loco. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial - Department of Literature UMSA, 2020 (in progress). [Edition]

Hilda Mundy. Bambolla Bambolla. Cartas fotografías escritos. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2017. [Edition & compilation]

René Bascopé. Cuentos completos y otros escritos. La Mariposa Mundial, 2017. [Edition & compilation]

David Villazón. Rodolfo el descreído. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2016. [Edition]

Arturo Borda. Telón lento: una carta de Arturo Borda a Carlos Medinaceli. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2016. [Edition & compilation ]

Juan Conitzer. Escritos completos. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2015. [Edition & compilation]

Arturo Borda. Nonato Lyra. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2015. [Edition & compilation]

Sergio Suárez Figueroa. Poesía completa. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2014. [Edition & compilation]

“Arturo Borda y la modernidad temprana en Bolivia” - Crisis, persistencia y centralidad de la vida. Latin American Studies Association. Vancouver, Canada. May 2021.

“[Última Sude]” - I Congreso Internacional Literaturas y Culturas Andinas “En conmemoración a los 50 años de la muerte de José María Arguedas y Gamaliel Churata.” Puno, Peru. August, 2019.

“Circuitos estéticos y políticos en dos revistas vanguardistas de la zona andina: Cunan y Boletín Titikaka” - III Congreso Internacional de Teorías, Crítica e Historias Literarias Latinoamericanas – Antonio Cornejo Polar “Migraciones, fronteras y desplazamientos, en las literaturas latinoamericanas.” Lima, Peru. August, 2019.

“Teofanoj y la potente impotencia de la arkhé: una versión cronicaria del encuentro entre Gamaliel Churata e Ismael Sotomayor” - X Congreso Internacional de la Asociación de Estudios Bolivianos (AEB). Sucre, Bolivia. July, 2019.

“Génesis y recepción de Hilda Mundy” – Workshop: Department of Literature at Universidad
Mayor de San Andrés. May/June, 2018.

“Tupi or not tupi: that is the question. Traducción y canibalismo en el Manifiesto Antropófago de Oswald de Andrade” – Presentation: “Translation and (De)colonization.” 9th Annual Graduate Student Conference in Translation. York University, Toronto. March, 2018.

“Tres inscripciones en El Loco de Arturo Borda” – French, Hispanic and Italian Studies Research Seminar, University of British Columbia. March, 2018.

“La visión sin ilusiones de uno mismo. Notas sobre (hacia) Zavaleta Mercado e Hilda Mundy” – French, Hispanic and Italian Studies Reading Seminar, University of British Columbia. December, 2017.

“Una carta de Arturo Borda a Carlos Medinaceli” – Panel: “Eventos ex-presos en la literatura boliviana.” XII Jornadas de Literatura Latinoamericana (JALLA). La Paz-Bolivia. August, 2016.

“Vanguardias intempestivas y gestos anarquistas en Bolivia” – Panel: “Revisita a las Vanguardias en Bolivia” - Department of Literature at Universidad Mayor de San Andrés. December, 2014.

“Vanguardias intempestivas y gestos anarquistas en Bolivia: Arturo Borda e Hilda Mundy.” Chair, Organizer and Panelist. LASA 2014, Chicago Il. Democracy & Memory. March, 2014.

“Ebbs, Flows and Limits.” (des)articulaciones 2013 - DHLL. Magazines and participants: John Beverley (boundary 2), Juan Duchesne-Winter (Revista Iberoamericana), Rodolfo Ortiz (La Mariposa Mundial), Elizabeth Monasterios (Bolivian Studies Journal), Daniel Balderston (Variaciones Borges), and Aúrea Sotomayor (Hotel Abismo). October, 2013.

Rodolfo Ortiz

Sessional Lecturer of Spanish
location_on Buchanan Tower

PhD in Hispanic Studies, University of British Columbia, Canada
MA in Arts and Latin American Literature, University of Pittsburgh, USA
MA in Latin American Literature, Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, Bolivia

Rodolfo Ortiz has a Ph.D. from the UBC Department of French, Hispanic & Italian Studies. In 2015, he obtained a Master’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh Department of Hispanic Language and Literatures. Also, he received a Master’s degree in Latin American Literature at the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés in Bolivia, with a dissertation on the unpublished and dispersed work of the Bolivian writer Jaime Saenz. In 1993 he received a Bachelor's degree in Psychoanalysis and in 2006 in Literature. Since 1999 Rodolfo has been the director and editor of the literary magazine La Mariposa Mundial, with twenty-six issues published so far; at the same time, as an editorial house of the same name, La Mariposa Mundial has issued books of poetry, narrative, and essay. In 2017, Rodolfo won the National Competition for Research Projects in Social Sciences organized by the Office of the Vice President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia and in 2022 he defended the doctoral dissertation “Knots and Tangles: Barbarian Circuits and Belligerent Polemics in the Andean Magazines of the early Twentieth-Century.”

Interests

  • 20th & 21st LA Studies
  • Modernist Studies
  • Translation Studies
  • Comparative Literature
  • Archives & Technology

Selected Publications

“Espacio y objetos en el aparapita de La Paz.” Felipe Delgado de Jaime Saenz. Bernardo Paz ed. Instituto de Investigaciones Literarias - Carrera de Literatura UMSA. 2020. pp. 125-44.

Diagramar un llameante destello. El arte de narrar de Juan José Saer.” Ciencia y Cultura 39 (diciembre 2017): 9-33. http://www.scielo.org.bo/scielo.php?pid=S2077-33232017000200002&script=sci_abstract

“[De la arkhé].” Bolivian Research Review 12/1 (julio 2017): 53-74.

“[Notas sobre el Fondo Sergio Suárez Figueroa].” Fuentes 50 (junio 2017): 115-120. https://www.academia.edu/48778477/_Notas_sobre_el_Fondo_Sergio_Su%C3%A1rez_Figueroa_

“Las deslecturas de Borges: Eliot, el traductor argentino y la tradición.” Variaciones Borges 37 (2014): 37-52. https://www.jstor.org/stable/24882826

Other Publications (most relevant)

Luis H. Antezana J., Hacer y cuidar: Lecturas de Jaime Saenz. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial/Plural editores, 2021. pp. 11-19. [Prologue & Compilation]

“[Jaime Saenz y los trabajos de la poesía].” Una y misma cosa. Martin Zelaya ed. Editorial 3600, 2021. pp. 51-57. [Essay]

“Poems.” Park. Zeitschrift für Neue Literatur 73 (Berlin, May 2021). Michael Speier ed. Timo Berger trad. [Poetry]

La Mariposa Mundial. Revista de literatura (1999 to present). Various articles, essays, poems, notes, translations, and reviews. [Magazine]

Hacia una historia crítica de la literatura en Bolivia (2 vol.). PIEB, 2002. In collaboration. [Research]

Parhelio. Cultural supplement of Página Siete newspaper (2014-2017). [Articles and Essays]

Cuadernos de la sequía. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial/Plural editores, 2012. [Poetry]

Cuadernos de la sequía. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial/Plural editores, 2007. [Poetry]

Critical Editions

Gamaliel Churata. Cuentos del Titikaka. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2020. [Edition]

Juan Cristóbal Mac Lean. El garabato y la letra. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2020. [Edition]

Ismael Sotomayor. Escritos en El Diario de La Paz. Department of Literature UMSA, 2020. In collaboration. [Compilation & notes]

Hilda Mundy. Pyrotechnics/Pirotecnia. Jessica Sequeira trad. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2019. [Edition]

Arturo Borda. El Loco. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial - Department of Literature UMSA, 2020 (in progress). [Edition]

Hilda Mundy. Bambolla Bambolla. Cartas fotografías escritos. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2017. [Edition & compilation]

René Bascopé. Cuentos completos y otros escritos. La Mariposa Mundial, 2017. [Edition & compilation]

David Villazón. Rodolfo el descreído. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2016. [Edition]

Arturo Borda. Telón lento: una carta de Arturo Borda a Carlos Medinaceli. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2016. [Edition & compilation ]

Juan Conitzer. Escritos completos. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2015. [Edition & compilation]

Arturo Borda. Nonato Lyra. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2015. [Edition & compilation]

Sergio Suárez Figueroa. Poesía completa. Editorial La Mariposa Mundial, 2014. [Edition & compilation]

“Arturo Borda y la modernidad temprana en Bolivia” - Crisis, persistencia y centralidad de la vida. Latin American Studies Association. Vancouver, Canada. May 2021.

“[Última Sude]” - I Congreso Internacional Literaturas y Culturas Andinas “En conmemoración a los 50 años de la muerte de José María Arguedas y Gamaliel Churata.” Puno, Peru. August, 2019.

“Circuitos estéticos y políticos en dos revistas vanguardistas de la zona andina: Cunan y Boletín Titikaka” - III Congreso Internacional de Teorías, Crítica e Historias Literarias Latinoamericanas – Antonio Cornejo Polar “Migraciones, fronteras y desplazamientos, en las literaturas latinoamericanas.” Lima, Peru. August, 2019.

“Teofanoj y la potente impotencia de la arkhé: una versión cronicaria del encuentro entre Gamaliel Churata e Ismael Sotomayor” - X Congreso Internacional de la Asociación de Estudios Bolivianos (AEB). Sucre, Bolivia. July, 2019.

“Génesis y recepción de Hilda Mundy” – Workshop: Department of Literature at Universidad
Mayor de San Andrés. May/June, 2018.

“Tupi or not tupi: that is the question. Traducción y canibalismo en el Manifiesto Antropófago de Oswald de Andrade” – Presentation: “Translation and (De)colonization.” 9th Annual Graduate Student Conference in Translation. York University, Toronto. March, 2018.

“Tres inscripciones en El Loco de Arturo Borda” – French, Hispanic and Italian Studies Research Seminar, University of British Columbia. March, 2018.

“La visión sin ilusiones de uno mismo. Notas sobre (hacia) Zavaleta Mercado e Hilda Mundy” – French, Hispanic and Italian Studies Reading Seminar, University of British Columbia. December, 2017.

“Una carta de Arturo Borda a Carlos Medinaceli” – Panel: “Eventos ex-presos en la literatura boliviana.” XII Jornadas de Literatura Latinoamericana (JALLA). La Paz-Bolivia. August, 2016.

“Vanguardias intempestivas y gestos anarquistas en Bolivia” – Panel: “Revisita a las Vanguardias en Bolivia” - Department of Literature at Universidad Mayor de San Andrés. December, 2014.

“Vanguardias intempestivas y gestos anarquistas en Bolivia: Arturo Borda e Hilda Mundy.” Chair, Organizer and Panelist. LASA 2014, Chicago Il. Democracy & Memory. March, 2014.

“Ebbs, Flows and Limits.” (des)articulaciones 2013 - DHLL. Magazines and participants: John Beverley (boundary 2), Juan Duchesne-Winter (Revista Iberoamericana), Rodolfo Ortiz (La Mariposa Mundial), Elizabeth Monasterios (Bolivian Studies Journal), Daniel Balderston (Variaciones Borges), and Aúrea Sotomayor (Hotel Abismo). October, 2013.