Professor Hoyos holds a Ph.D. and an M.A. from Cornell University. He was born in Bogota, where he studied philosophy and literature at the Universidad de los Andes. He is preparing two book-manuscripts, entitled Beyond Bolano: The Global Latin American Novel and El deber de la travesura: Cesar Aira y la critica cultural. His interests include visual culture and critical theory, as well as comparative and philosophical approaches to literature. Hoyos has published scholarly articles on Garcia Marquez, Roberto Bolano, urban fiction, and the late thought of Ludwig Wittgenstein.
ILAC 117Q: The Short Story in Latin America (Spring)
ILAC 131: Introduction to Latin America: Cultural Perspectives (Winter)
ILAC 235: Critique of Technology (Winter)
ILAC 240E: Borges and Philosophy (Spring)
ILAC 346: Fernando Vallejo: Grammar, Dogs, and Lust for Life (Autumn)
STS 200L: Critique of Technology (Winter)