Wesleyan portrait of Robert T. Conn

Robert T. Conn

Professor of Spanish

300 High Street, 204

Chair, Latin American Studies

Professor, Latin American Studies



BA Dartmouth College
PHD Princeton University

Robert T. Conn

Robert Conn is the author of Bolívar's Afterlife in the Americas: Biography, Ideology, and the Public Sphere (Palgrave Macmillan Press, 2020) https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/978  (Reviews: http://latinoamerica.unam.mx/index.php/latino/article/view/57538/51271 https://www.americasquarterly.org/article/the-many-legacies-of-simon-bolivar/) and The Politics of Philology: Alfonso Reyes and the Invention of the Latin American Literary Tradition (Bucknell University Press, 2002) https://rowman.com/ISBN/9780838755044/The-Politics-Of-Philology-Alfonso-Reyes-and-the-Invention-of-the-Latin-American-Literary-Tradition.

Academic Affiliations

Office Hours

Spring '24: Mon., 2:50-3:50 p.m., or by appointment.


Fall 2024
SPAN 270 - 01
Survey of Latin American Lits

SPAN 290 - 01
Public Intellectual in Mexico