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Modernisms Research Workshop: Reading Session, Tom McEnaney readings from “Acoustic Properties: Radio, Narrative, and the New Neighborhood of the Americas”

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Our next will be another reading and discussion session, we look forward to and prepare for the upcoming visit of Tom McEnaney (Comparative Literature, Berkeley), this semester’s invited speaker, who will be here on Tuesday 5 March. More details to follow, but please mark down the date.

For this next session, we will be reading the introduction (“Learning to Listen”) and chapter five (“Radio’s Revolutions”) from Acoustic Properties: Radio, Narrative, and the New Neighborhood of the Americas (Northwestern UP, 2017), which was shortlisted for the Modernist Studies Association’s First Book Prize this past year. The entire book is available electronically (with chapters for download) from the UB Libraries:

In order to gain access chapter five, please note that you will need to click the “show subsections” tab for Part II of the book.


February 25
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Event Category:


Modernisms Research Workshop


904 Clemens