Norm Holland, professor emeritus of Hispano literatures, received his A.B. in Comparative Literature from Dartmouth College, and an M.A and a Ph.D. in romance languages from The Johns Hopkins University. He also studied at the University of Toulouse and the University of Buenos Aires. He has served as associate dean of faculty for multicultural education and dean of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies.
He has numerous publications on nineteenth- and twentieth-century Latin American literature. His most recent essay, Anachronism and Baroque Abandon: Carpentier’s, Cortázar’s, and Botero’s Decolonial Columns, is in collaboration with Monique Roelofs, with whom he is working on a book-length study of anachronism in contemporary Americas literature.
At Hampshire, he regularly offers courses on Latin American narrative and culture, Latin literature, world literature, and translation studies.