• Dennis Tenen

    Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature
    Department of English and Comparative Literature
    408E Philosophy Hall
    Office Hours:
    Mon/Wed 3:00pm-4:00pm

    Areas of Interest :
    Literary & media theory, aesthetics, sociology of literature, history of science and technology, computational approaches to the study of literature
    ​Dennis Tenen's research happens at the intersection of people, texts, and technology.
    His recent work appears on the pages of Amodern, boundary 2, Computational Culture, Modernism/modernity, Public Books, and LA Review of Books on topics that range from book piracy to algorithmic composition, unintelligent design, and history of data visualization.
    He teaches a variety of classes in fields of literary theory, new media studies, and critical computing in the humanities.
    Tenen is a co-founder of Columbia's Group for Experimental Methods in the Humanities and author of the forthcoming Plain Text: The Poetics of Computation (Stanford UP, 2017).​
    For an updated list of projects, talks, and publications please visit dennistenen.com.