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Christopher B. Conway


Dr. Christopher B. Conway
Associate Professor
Modern Languages
Year Inducted: 2011
Phone: 817-272-3161

Christopher Conway is Chair of the Department of Modern Languages, and an Associate Professor of Spanish. Dr. Conway has published widely on nineteenth-century Latin American culture, on topics such as the cultural history of homosexuality in Mexico, the representation of indigenous peoples in Mexican and Latin American culture, the intellectual history of nationalism, the representation of women, the history of print, and Latin American humor. He is the author of Nineteenth-Century Spanish America: A Cultural History (Vanderbilt University Press, 2015), a survey that encompasses the largely forgotten history of art, dance, music, literature, and bloodsports in countries as diverse as Argentina, Peru, Cuba, Mexico and Venezuela, among others. Dr. Conway's previous publications include the book The Cult of Bolívar in Latin American Literature (University Press of Florida, 2003), the edited books Peruvian Traditions (Oxford University Press, 2004) and The U.S. Mexico War: A Binational Reader (Hackett Publishing, 2010), among numerous articles and book chapters. Dr. Conway has received several teaching awards, including the UT System Regents Award, and has a consistent record of service to the department of Modern Languages, the College of Liberal Arts, and the University. well as courses in Community and Administrative Practice (CAP).