Assistant Professor
Spanish & Portuguese

Fall 2023 Office hours Monday 10-11am and by appointment


Professor Ortega welcomes both MA and PhD students interested in the field of digital literature and culture, and contemporary book studies in Latin America and the Latin American diaspora.

Élika Ortega's work focuses on digital literature, book studies and reading practices, post-humanism and cultural hybridity. She's currently writing Binding Media: Print-Digital Literature 1980s-2010s, a monograph investigating print-digital works of literature all along the American continent. Élika was the Program Committee co-chair for Digital Humanities 2018. She is also part of the Committee on Information Technology and TC Digital Humanities both at MLA. You can find more about Élika’s work on her website: elikaortega.net