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Project Collaborator

Tom McEnaney

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Spanish & Portuguese University of California, Berkeley


Tom McEnaney works on the history of media and technology, Argentine, Cuban, and U.S. literature, sound studies, linguistic anthropology, computational (digital) humanities and new media studies. He holds a joint appointment in the Department of Spanish & Portuguese and serves on the Executive Committee of the Berkeley Center for New Media, and the Executive Board of UC Cuba. He is also affiliated with the Program in Critical Theory, the Center for Science, Technology, Medicine and Society, and the Data Science Lab (D-Lab).

From 2020-2022, Professor McEnaney will be a Mellon New Directions Fellow with an emphasis in cultural analytics. He is also at work on a book about textual and musical experiments with tape technology in the late 1960s and their consequences for testimonial writing, rock nacional , electronic music, and audiobooks in the Americas. Before returning to Berkeley, he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature at Cornell University. While at Cornell, Professor McEnaney also founded the Latin American Journals Project, an online archive and hub of digitized literary journals and newspapers from throughout Latin America and the Hispanophone Caribbean.

For more details on his research and publications, please visit his profile page at the University of California, Berkeley.