Latin American Studies Director
Dr. Arthur Hughes is Director of Latin American Studies and Associate Professor of Spanish in the Department of Modern Languages. He received his B.A and M.B.A from the University of Ghana, Legon, a Spanish Philology Licenciature from the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain, and a Ph.D. in Hispanic literature and culture from the Arizona State University.
Dr. Hughes focuses on literary and cultural studies of the Iberian Peninsula and Latin America, with an emphasis on the African element in their cultural representations. His studies examine film, music, literature, and popular culture in Portuguese and Spanish, with the aim of signaling common themes and major differences.
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