Carlos Amador


Carlos Amador.

Carlos Amador


Carlos Amador


Interim Director of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor of Spanish


  • PhD Comparative Literature, University of Texas at Austin
  • MA Philosophy, San Diego State University
  • BA Philosophy, University of San Francisco

Selected Publications


  •  Ethics and Literature in Chile, Argentina, and Paraguay 1970-2000: From the Singular to the Specific. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. ISBN 978-1-137-54871-9.
  • Katherine Arens and Carlos Amador. Transatlantic Suite: Kant's Public Sphere and the End of Theory (McGilll , under consideration)

Peer-Reviewed Articles and Chapters

  • “Global South Literatures as New Materialisms: Ecologies, Objects, and Ontologies,” The Routledge Handbook for Literature and The Global South (Accepted for publication, forthcoming Fall 2022)
  • "Dark Ecology in Contemporary Argentine Film, "A contracorriente, Vol 16 No 3 (2019): Spring 2019.
  • "Archival Logics and the Politics of Truth in Ricardo Piglia’s Respiración artificial." Revista Argus-a, V, # 18 (October 2015). 30 pp. Online at <>.   

Courses Taught

University at Buffalo

SPA 216 Hispanic Civilization
SPA 314  Advanced Communication Spanish
SPA 323 Business Spanish

Michigan Technological University (selected)

HU4291 Latinx/Latin American Philosophy and Cultural Production
HU3295 Spanish for Business and Economics
HU3294 Latin American/Iberian History Through Film
HU3295 Spanish for Science and Technical Translation
HU4293 Latinx Political Theory and Cultural Production
HU6007 Graduate Seminar in Biopolitics and Materialism
HU3294 Latin American Speculative Fiction
HU3294—Horror in Latin American and Iberian Cultural Production