Wesleyan portrait of Robert T. Conn

Robert T. Conn

Associate Professor of Spanish

300 High Street, 204

Chair, Latin American Studies

Associate Professor, Latin American Studies



BA Dartmouth College
PHD Princeton University

Robert T. Conn

Robert Conn is the author of The Politics of Philology: Alfonso Reyes and the Invention of the Latin American Literary Tradition (Bucknell University Press, 2002). His second book on the ways the liberator of South America, Simón Bolívar, has been used in the national traditions of the Americas, with careful attention to his interpreters in the areas of politics, literature, and history, will be published in 2018 at Palgrave Macmillan Press. 


Academic Affiliations

Office Hours

F17: Mondays, 11-12; Wednesdays, 1:20 to 2:20; or by appointment.


Fall 2017
SPAN 221 - 02
Introduction to Hispanic Lits.

SPAN 290 - 01
Public Intellectual in Mexico

Spring 2018
SPAN 221 - 02
Introduction to Hispanic Lits.

SPAN 273 - 01
Beyond Machu Picchu & Macondo