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Rodrigo Hasbún, Ph.D.

Hasbun Rodrigo

Associate Professor
Office: 420 AH


Rodrigo Hasbún is the author of the novels El lugar del cuerpo, Los afectos, and Los años invisibles, the collections of stories Cinco, Los días más felices, and Cuatro, and the volume of personal essays Las palabras [textos de ocasión]. He is also the co-screenwriter of several films, among them El visitante, for which he recently received the Best Screenplay Award at the Tribeca Film Festival. Chosen by the Hay Festival as one of the Best Latin American writers under the age of 39 for Bogotá39, and named one of Granta’s Best Young Spanish Language Novelists, his work has been translated into twelve languages, among them English, French, Italian, German, and Chinese. Hasbún holds a Ph.D. in Latin American Literature from Cornell University and is currently an Associate Professor in the Hispanic Studies Department at the University of Houston.