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Glen Carman


PhD, Cornell University


  • Spanish language (all levels)
  • Early modern Spanish and Latin American Literature
  • Renaissance historiography
  • Sixteenth-century debates over the wars of conquest

Glen Carman specializes in 16th and 17th century Spanish and Latin American literature.  His primary area of research is Renaisssance historiography, and he is currently focusing on the 16th-century debates over the wars of conquest. His articles have appeared in Colonial Latin American Review, Modern Language Studies, and Journal of Hispanic Philology, among others. He is the author of the book Rhetorical Conquests: Cortés, Gómara, and Renaissance Imperialism (Purdue UP). He teaches Spanish language at all levels, early modern Spanish and Latin American literature, Spanish phonology and phonetics, as well as courses in the Honors, Comparative Literature, and Latin American and Latino Studies programs.