LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES PROGRAM
 
Center for the Americas
American Studies Program
Latin American Studies Program



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Conn, Robert T.


Associate Professor of Spanish
Romance Languages and Literatures Department
3109

Associate Professor, Latin American Studies
Latin American Studies Program
3109

Director, Center for the Americas
Center for the Americas
BA Dartmouth College
PHD Princeton University

EMAIL:

rconn@wesleyan.edu

COURSES TAUGHT:

SPAN226 - 01

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Latin America, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

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). At present, he is completing a book-length study of Simon Bolivar that focuses on the ways in which the liberator of South America has been used in different national contexts, with careful attention to the areas of politics, literature, and history. A section entitled "Vasconcelos as Screenwriter: Bolivar Remembered" was published as a book chapter in the collection Mexico Reading the United States (Vanderbilt University Press, 2009).


OFFICE HOURS:

S14 Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:30-2:30 pm