Professor Alfred Mac Adam standing in front of a red and yellow painting

Alfred Mac Adam





206 Milbank Hall
Monday and Wednesday 1:30 - 2:30 pm


Professor Mac Adam's area of specialization is 20th-century Latin American narrative, a subject on which he has published three books and numerous articles. He is also a translator of Latin American fiction and has translated novels by Reinaldo Arenas, Alejo Carpentier, José Donoso, Carlos Fuentes, Mario Vargas Llosa, Juan Carlos Onetti, and Osvaldo Soriano.

From 1984 to 2004, Mac Adam was the editor of Review: Latin American Literature and Arts, a publication of the Americas Society. This biannual magazine presents work by Latin American writers not yet known to English-speaking audiences as well as unknown texts by already established writers.