Ricardo Piglia, professor emeritus of Spanish and Portuguese languages and cultures, died Jan. 6 in Buenos Aires. He was 75. Piglia joined the faculty in 2001 and retired in 2011. Considered one of the most important Argentine authors of the last 50 years, Piglia published numerous collections of short stories, novels, and essays. He also wrote several film scripts, and his novel Money to Burn was turned into a movie.