DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly

Author Biographies

Mark Anderson Mark Anderson was Professor of Computer Programming at Edge Hill University until 2017. He currently works as a consultant.
Solvegia Armoskaite Solvegia Armoskaite is a linguist who enjoys interdisciplinary collaborations on anything to do with language. Her current research focuses on emotion in language. The need to use digital means to capture emotional nuance drew her to this project.
Taylor Arnold Taylor Arnold is Associate Professor at the University of Richmond.
Nikolay Banar Nikolay Banar is a Ph.D candidate at the University of Antwerp (Belgium). His scientific interests lie with the intersection of machine learning and humanities.
John Bell John Bell is the Associate Director of the Media Ecology Project at Dartmouth College, where he is also a Lecturer in Film & Media Studies, Program Manager for Research Computing's Digital Humanities Program, and Director of the Data Experiences and Visualizations Studio. Bell is an artist and programmer whose research focuses on digital collaboration. In addition to his work at Dartmouth, Bell is an Assistant Professor of Digital Curation at the University of Maine.
Andrea Bellandi Andrea Bellandi holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering, and is a researcher at the Institute for Computational Linguistics A. Zampolli - CNR of Pisa. He works at the TALMUD Project. His main research interests are the development of computer-aided translation systems, the knowledge representation, the development of ontologies in the domain of the literary computing.
Abdelkrim Beloued Abdelkrim Beloued is an R&D engineer at the INA's research and innovation department since 2008. His research interest has focused on the semantic annotation, authoring and publishing of audiovisual archives. The main achievement of this work is Okapi; a collaborative platform for content description and authoring. He is also interested in linked open data topics, especially the semantic interoperability and linking of ontologies and data.
Giulia Benotto Giulia Benotto was educated at the University of Pisa, where she graduated in Digital Humanities (with specialization in Language Technology) and she got a Ph.D. in Computational Linguistics. After different experiences in both industry and research, she is now working in Extra Group as NLP Expert with a huge focus on developing conversational agents.
J.J. Bersch JJ Bersch is a PhD Candidate in Film at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He also works in data curation and post-production at the Media History Digital Library. His research is primarily interested in the industrial, cultural, and aesthetic implications of crossover between the entertainment and advertising industries. He is currently writing a dissertation entitled "Pack Your Product’s Bags, It's Going Hollywood: Explaining the Mainstream Emergence of Cinematic Product Placement in the 1980s."
JJ Bersch JJ Bersch is a PhD Candidate in Film at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He also works in data curation and post-production at the Media History Digital Library. His research is primarily interested in the industrial, cultural, and aesthetic implications of crossover between the entertainment and advertising industries. He is currently writing a dissertation entitled "Pack Your Product’s Bags, It’s Going Hollywood: Explaining the Mainstream Emergence of Cinematic Product Placement in the 1980s."
Joe Bolton Joe Bolton received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Programming from Edge Hill University in 2014. He is currently Head of Software and IT at Business Insight 3.
John Bonnett John Bonnett is Associate Professor of History at Brock University in St. Catharines, Canada. He is a former Tier II Canada Research Chair in Digital Humanities (2005–2015), and is the author of Emergence and Empire, an award-winning monograph devoted to the writings of the communication theorist Harold Innis.
Federico Boschetti Federico Boschetti graduated in Classics at the University Ca’ Foscari of Venice in 1998. He got his PhD in Classical Philology jointly at the University of Trento and the University of Lille III in 2005 (thesis: "Essay of computer-assisted linguistic and stylistic analyses of the Aeschylus’ Persae"). He also got a PhD in Cognitive and Brain Sciences – Language, Interaction and Computation at the University of Trento in 2010 (thesis: "A Corpus-based Approach to Philological Issues"). Since 2011 he has been a researcher at the Institute of Computational Linguistics A. Zampolli of the CNR of Pisa. His research interests are: Digital Philology, Collaborative and Cooperative Philology, Historical OCR and Distributional Semantics applied to ancient texts.
James Briggs James Briggs is a Data Scientist and Engineer based in Scotland.
Peter Broadwell Peter Broadwell is a Digital Scholarship Research Developer at the Stanford University Libraries’ Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research, where his work applies machine learning, web-based visualization, and other methods of digital analysis to complex cultural data. Recent studies in which he has participated have involved automatic translation and indexing of folklore collections in multiple languages, as well as intermedia analysis of Japanese Noh theater performances.
Joel Burges Joel Burges is Associate Professor of English, Film & Media Studies, and Digital Media Studies, Director of the Graduate Program in Visual & Cultural Studies, and the Principal Investigator of Mediate at the University of Rochester. At work on a book about the figure of the television writer from Carl Reiner to Issa Rae, he is author of Out of Sync & Out of Work: History and the Obsolescence of Labor in Contemporary Culture (Rutgers, 2018) and co-editor of Time: A Vocabulary of the Present (NYU Press, 2016) with Amy J. Elias. More recently, he has co-edited and contributed to special issues of Post45 ("Stranger Things and Nostalgia Now") and InVisible Culture ("Black Studies Now and the Currency of Hazel Carby").
Manuel Burghardt Manuel Burghardt is a Professor of Computational Humanities in the Institute of Computer Science at Leipzig University. His research interests are digital methods for the analysis of videos and movies, computational literary studies and computational musicology.
Marco Büchler Marco Büchler holds a Diploma in Computer Science. From 2006 to 2014 he worked as a Research Associate in the Natural Language Processing Group at Leipzig University. From April 2008 to March 2011 Marco served as the technical Project Manager for the eAQUA project and continued to work in that capacity for the following eTRACES project. In March 2013 he received his PhD in eHumanities. Since May 2014 he leads a Digital Humanities Research Group at the Göttingen Centre for Digital Humanities. His research includes Natural Language Processing on Big Humanities Data. Specifically, he works on Historical Text Reuse Detection and its application in the business world. In addition to his primary responsibilities, Marco manages the Medusa project (Big Scale co-occurrence and NGram framework) as well as the TRACER machine for detecting historical text reuse.
Dashiel Carrera Dashiel Carrera is a writer, musician, researcher, and media artist. He received his BA from Brown University where he studied Literary Arts and Computer Science and is currently an MFA candidate in Fiction at Virginia Tech. His first novel, The Deer, is forthcoming from Dalkey Archive Press in October 2021.
Jean Carrive Jean Carrive holds a PhD in computer science from the Pierre & Marie Curie University (now Sorbonne University) which he prepared in collaboration with the INA (French National Audiovisual Institute). He then joined the INA as a research engineer and then as deputy head of the Research Department. He has conducted several research projects in the areas of automatic analysis of audiovisual and multimedia content. He now heads a documentation team dedicated to research conducted on INA's collections in various scientific domains.
Tanya E. Clement Tanya E. Clement is an Associate Professor in the Department of English at the University of Texas at Austin. Her primary areas of research are textual studies, sound studies, and infrastructure studies as these concerns impact academic research, research libraries, and the creation of research tools and resources in the digital humanities. She has published widely in DH, literary, and sound studies. Some of her digital projects include High Performance Sound Technologies for Access and Scholarship (HiPSTAS) through which she leads development and interrogations of socio-technical infrastructures for scholars and cultural heritage professionals who seek to access and analyze spoken word audio collections.
Marie Cocriamont Marie Cocriamont obtained her Masters degree in Musicology at the University of Ghent in 2016. She specialized in the comparison of didactic methods in Classical Arabic music. In 2019 she started working as a scientific assistant at the Royal Museums of Art and History, where she mainly works as an annotator for the research project INSIGHT (Intelligent Neural Systems as InteGrated Heritage Tools).
Melanie Conroy Melanie Conroy is Associate Professor of French at the University of Memphis, US. She received her doctorate from Stanford University and MAs from the University of Paris 8 and SUNY Buffalo. Her research explores the intersection of literature, visual studies, and social networks in modern French culture. She is the co-director of the Salons Project (https://blogs.memphis.edu/salonsproject/), a part of Mapping the Republic of Letters, as well as the director of Mapping Balzac (https://blogs.memphis.edu/mappingbalzac/). She is currently working on a cultural history of European salons as sites of literary production, as well as a digital humanities survey on literary geography in the French realist and post-realist novel from Balzac to Proust. Website: https://sites.google.com/view/melanierconroy
Allison Cooper Allison Cooper is Assistant Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and Cinema Studies at Bowdoin College and project director of Kinolab. Her research is on the relationship between moving image and computational analysis, focusing in particular on the digital analysis of film language.
Eva Coudyzer Eva Coudyzer obtained a Master in Art History and Archaeology in 2004 at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. She worked in documentation centers and collection management services in several cultural organizations in Belgium. In 2009 she started working as a scientific assistant at the Royal Museums of Art and History, specializing in collection management systems. She was coordinator and partner in several national and international digitization projects with a main focus on linking and publishing collections with the use of standardized controlled vocabularies. She currently works as a scientific assistant at the information center of the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage where she participates in the development of the collection management system and the valorization of the collection in digitization projects.
Alan Craig Dr. Alan B. Craig is an independent consultant in High Performance Computing, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Visualization. Prior to this role, he had a thirty-year career at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) as a Research Scientist at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and as Senior Associate Director for Human-Computer Interaction at the Institute for Computing in Humanities, Arts, and Social Science (I-CHASS). Among his other consulting roles, he is currently engaged with the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) focusing on humanities, arts, and social science.
Walter Daelemans Walter Daelemans is professor of Computational Linguistics at the University of Antwerp and research director of the CLiPS (Computational Linguistics, Psycholinguistics and Sociolinguistics) research centre. His expertise is in Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning and applications in automatic text analysis and computational stylometry.
Riccardo Del Gratta Riccardo Del Gratta holds a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, and is a researcher at the Institute for Computational Linguistics A. Zampolli - CNR of Pisa.
Emily Edwards Emily Edwards is a doctoral student in Bowling Green State University’s American Culture Studies Program and serves as co-producer of the Fembot Collective podcast, Books Aren’t Dead. She received her Master’s of Arts from New York University's Center for European and Mediterranean Studies where she served as the Max Weber Research Assistant. She is concerned with topics of nationalism, race, and digital media and has most recently explored these issues in Germany as a Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) visiting researcher at the University of Leipzig’s Department of Sociology.
Tracey El Hajj Tracey El Hajj is a PhD candidate in the Department of English at the University of Victoria in the field of Science and Technology Studies. Her research focuses on the algorhythmics of networked communications. She was a 2019-20 President’s Fellow in Research-Enriched Teaching at UVic, where she taught an advanced course on "Artificial Intelligence and Everyday Life." She is also a programmer with the Map of Early Modern London and Linked Early Modern Drama Online as well as a research fellow in residence at the Praxis Studio for Comparative Media Studies, where she investigates the relationships between artificial intelligence, creativity, health, and justice.
Kenneth Enevoldsen PhD student at the Center for Humanities Computing Aarhus, at Aarhus University. His current research is on multimodal representation learning with a primary focus on how to meaningfully combine data sources from disparate domains into meaningful representations. He is especially interested in applied machine learning in the humanities and arts.
Tobias Englmeier Tobias Englmeier is a PhD candidate at the Centrum für Informations- und Sprachverarbeitung (CIS) at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich. His PhD project is centered around the topics of string matching and OCR postcorrection. Additionally he has been involved in the conception and implementation of numerous Digital Humanities projects coordinated by the IT Gruppe Geisteswissenschaften (ITG) at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich.
Liz Fischer Liz Fischer is a PhD student in the Department of English at The University of Texas at Austin. Her research interests are medieval English book production, antiquarian book lending and trade, and medievalism in the digital age. She is currently the project manager for Atlas of a Medieval Life.
Tiamat Fox Tiamat Fox holds a bachelors in Psychology and Language, Media, & Communication, and a Minor in Business from the University of Rochester. While at University of Rochester, she worked as a research assistant for the Digital Scholarship Lab.
Manolis Fragkiadakis PhD student in the Center for Digital Humanities and Data Science Research Program at Leiden University, the Netherlands. His current research focuses on the study of automatic annotation as well as variation measurement for sign language corpora and dictionaries.
David Francis David Francis is Senior Interactive Developer in Academic Technology and Consulting at Bowdoin College. He provides technical support for various digital initiatives for the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, the Arctic Museum, the Bowdoin Library's Special Collections, and faculty initiatives.
Samantha Fritz Samantha Fritz is the project manager for the Archives Unleashed Team. She is an information management professional with a passion for open access, information literacy education, and helping people connect with and make sense of data. Samantha is driven to support information and resource dissemination to positively transform the way researchers view, experience, interpret and share information and knowledge. She has worked with organizations such as Ryerson University’s Social Media Lab, the Islandora Foundation, and Dalhousie University Libraries on digitization and data visualization projects.
Stefan Gerdjikov Stefan Gerdjikov is an Assistent Professor at the Faculty for Informatics and Mathematics in the University of Sofia. He holds a PhD degree in Mathematics from the University of Sofia. His prime research area is Natural Language Processing where he studies approximate search techniques and index structures for text mining.
Pierre Geurts Pierre Geurts is professor in computer science at the University of Liège. His research interests concern the design, the empirical, and the theoretical analyses of machine learning algorithms, with emphasis on scalability, interpretability, and usability of these algorithms. He develops real-world applications of these algorithms in various domains, including computational and systems biology, computer vision, and digital humanities.
Lukas Gienapp Lukas Gienapp is a graduate student in Digital Humanities and Data Science at Leipzig University. Working as a research assistant in the Text Mining and Retrieval department his research includes text and data mining, natural language processing, and big data applications.
Pascale Goetschel Pascale Goetschel Professor, Contemporary History, holds the Chair of Contemporary History "Culture, Politics and Society". Her general expertise focuses on the history of cultural policies, the history of entertainment, both in its live and audiovisual dimension, and the history of festivals, leisure and free time. She manages the ANR ANTRACT programme (2018-2020) devoted to the transdisciplinary analysis of film news between 1945 and 1969 (automatic recognition of images, sound and text/history).
Dirk Gorissen Dirk Gorissen is a Computer Scientist and a Technical Product Lead at Oxbotica.
Samuel Hansen Mathematics and Statistics librarian for the University of Michigan and a database developer for the University of Wisconsin, Madison working on the Media History Digital Library and PodcastRE. They also produce and host podcasts for ACMEScience, including the podcast Relatively Prime which tells stories from the world of mathematics.
Iben Have Iben Have is associate professor in Media Studies, School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University, Denmark. She holds a PhD from Musicology and has specialized in research of sound and media in different constellations across the fields of reception-, text-, and institutional analysis. She is co-founder and editor in chief of the open access journal SoundEffects and has been managing the digital radio archive and infrastructure LARM.fm.
Serge Heiden Serge Heiden holds a PhD in Computer Science from the Pierre & Marie Curie Paris VI University (now Sorbonne University) and is currently a research officer in textometry and digital philology, heading the Cactus research team in the UMR 5317 IHRIM laboratory. He develops the textometry text analysis methodology and leads the development of its implementation in the TXM platform.
Robin Hershkowitz Robin Hershkowitz is a doctoral student in Bowling Green State University’s American Culture Studies Program and serves as co-producer of the Fembot Collective podcast Books Aren’t Dead. She received her Masters of Arts from Bowling Green State University in Popular Culture. Her dissertation research is about performance rituals in comedy roasts.
Eric Hoyt Kahl Family Professor of Media Production in the Department of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the Director of the Media History Digital Library and the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research. His ongoing work on digital projects focuses on global film magazine digitization, podcast preservation, and building networks for educational radio history.
Chris Jaques Chris Jaques received his Bachelor of Computer Science degree from Brock University in 2013. He is currently the Cloud Architect for Badal.io.
Michael J. Junokas Michael has a PhD in Informatics from the University of Illinois and is currently a researcher in Media and Cinema Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign developing innovative, multi-platform systems that have the ability to gather, interpret, process, and control signals in live artistic performance. His research has been published in ICLS, NARST, JCAL, ACM C&C, ICMC, and ISEA, and has been used to inaugurate the Illinois Digital Ecologies and Learning Laboratory. His artistic and musical work have been exhibited at a variety of venues including McGill's Transplanted Roots: Percussion Research Symposium, Illinois Wesleyan's New Music Series, Illinois State's New Sound Series, the School of the Art Institute’s Sullivan Galleries, and Experimental Sound Studio's Outer Ear Series.
Eric Kaltman Eric Kaltman is an assistant professor of computer science at California State University Channel Islands. His research focuses on the development of computational tools and methodologies to support the historical study of software. He is currently working on a monograph about video game and software preservation, and on tools for the analysis of cultural software production data. His preservation work has been funded by the NEH and IMLS, and he was a CLIR Post-Doctoral Fellow for Data Curation in the Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University Libraries from 2017-2019.
Mike Kestemont Mike Kestemont is research professor in Digital Text Analysis at the University of Antwerp (Belgium). His expertise lies in the application of computational methods to the Humanities, in particular premodern literature. With F. Karsdorp and A. Riddell, he has co-authored the monograph Humanities Data Analysis: Case Studies with Python, which will appear with Princeton University Press in early 2021.
Anas Fahad Khan Anas Fahad Khan holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science, and is a researcher at the Institute for Computational Linguistics A. Zampolli - CNR of Pisa. He revised and restructured the semantic relations between the themes and motifs of the "Memorata Poetis" project, in order to develop a more efficient and well-structured taxonomy. He developed (along with others) an RDF model based on the lemon model for representing diachronic lexico-semantic information. He is continuing to work on the publication of the Parole Simple Clips lexicon as linked data. He is an active participant in the Ontolex W3C community.
Eugenia S. Kim Eugenia S. Kim is a Lecturer of Performing Arts Research at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. She received her PhD from the School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong where she created the movement history Lithium Hindsight 360 by making use of Virtual Reality and Motion Capture technologies. Eugenia takes an interdisciplinary practice-based approach to her research which includes digital curation for dance and new media art.
Michael J. Kramer Michael J. Kramer is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at SUNY Brockport. He specializes in modern US cultural and intellectual history, transnational history, public and digital history, and cultural criticism. He is the author of The Republic of Rock: Music and Citizenship in the Sixties Counterculture (Oxford University Press, 2013) and is currently writing a book about technology and tradition in the US folk music movement, This Machine Kills Fascists: What the Folk Music Revival Can Teach Us About the Digital Age. He is also at work on a digital public history project about the Berkeley Folk Music Festival and the Folk Music Revival on the US West Coast. In his digital humanities research, he explores experimental modes of data glitching, remixing, and mapping for historical inquiry.
Clara Kruckenberg Clara Kruckenberg is a graduate student at Center for Social Data Science (SODAS) at Copenhagen University. Her current research focuses on the study of social networks and societal impact of international policy making, with an emphasis on information mining and analysis of complex systems.
Alison Langmead Alison Langmead holds a joint faculty appointment at the University of Pittsburgh between the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Computing and Information. She is the Director of the Visual Media Workshop (VMW), a humanities lab located in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture that investigates material and visual culture in an environment that encourages technological experimentation. Langmead is also a member of the Executive Committee overseeing Pitt’s graduate and undergraduate Digital Studies and Methods curricula, as well as serving as the university-wide Principal Contact for the DHRX: Digital Humanities Research initiative at Pitt.
Edward Larkey Edward Larkey received his MA in Modern German Literature from the Universität Marburg in 1978 and his Dr. Phil in Cultural Studies (Kulturwissenschaft) from the Humboldt-Universität Berlin in 1986. He was Professor of German Studies and Intercultural Communication at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (USA) until 2020 and is currently Professor Emeritus. He is the author of Pungent Sounds: Constructing Identity with Popular Music in Austria (Peter Lang 1993) and Rotes Rockradio: Populäre Musik und die Kommerzialisierung des DDR-Rundfunks (LIT-Verlag 2007) and many articles in English and German on transnational issues in German language popular music. His more recent work is devoted to comparing transnational television format adaptations and developing culturally critical methodologies of cross-cultural comparison. These incorporate computer annotation and visualization software toward developing a multimodal methodology for cross-cultural comparisons of different versions of television format adaptations.
Karine Lasaracina Karine Lasaracina has master degrees in art history and journalism. She joined the RMFAB in 1999 and is now head of the Digital Museum unit. From the very beginning of her career, she has been interested in the concept of digital management of heritage data. A current focus is the development of digital applications that can support enriched visitor experiences in the museum through the implementation of various innovative technological solutions, for example virtual reality tools, multimedia narratives and virtual exhibitions. Promoter of various ongoing research projects, she also works on Data Interoperability, Open Science, the development of Artificial Intelligence to serve the museums, as well as innovation in the field of images of artworks (reproduction, storage, preservation and sharing).
Davor Lauc Davor Lauc is an associate professor at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Zagreb, where he serves as chair for logic, and Chief Data Scientist at TerraLogix.ai. He graduated in Information Science and Philosophy at the University of Zagreb in 1994, and attained his PhD in logic in 2004 at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. He has published over 30 papers and three books in the general area of Applied Logic, Philosophy of Science and Data Science. He also worked at the Institute for Business Intelligence (now Bisnode Croatia) as a founder, CTO and member of the supervisory board (1997-2009), and at the National Genealogical Institute as the founder and CEO.
Antoine Laurent Antoine Laurent received his Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Le Mans (France) in 2009. His research activities focus on speech recognition. He was a research engineer from 2009 to 2013 in the Specinov company and an associate professor at the University of Le Mans during the same period. In 2013, he was a research engineer in the LIMSI laboratory (Paris, France), still working on speech recognition. From 2014 to 2016, he was then working in the Vocapia Research company before being recruited as an assistant professor by the University of Le Mans in September 2016. He has over 40 reviewed publications. His current main interest focuses on end-to-end architectures for speech processing and speech analytics.
Amy Legault Amy Legault received her Bachelor of Music degree from Brock University in 2014. She currently works for the Billyard Insurance Group in Marketing.
Jimmy Lin Jimmy Lin holds the David R. Cheriton Chair in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo. Prior to 2015, he was a faculty at the University of Maryland, College Park. Lin received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2004.
Pasquale Lisena Pasquale Lisena got his PhD in Computer Science from Sorbonne University in 2019, working since then as a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Data Science department of EURECOM, France. His research fields involve Semantic Web, Knowledge Engineering, Recommender Systems, and Artificial Intelligence, applied in particular to Digital Humanities.
Jeffrey A. T. Lupker Jeffrey A. T. Lupker is a PhD candidate at the University of Western Ontario in the Don Wright Faculty of Music. His current research involves the application of deep learning approaches into music composition and artificially modelling aspects of human creativity.
Erin MacAfee Erin MacAfee is a PhD student at the School of Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa. Specializing in music performance anxiety, her research explores the relationships between self-efficacy and anxiety in young musicians.
Kayt MacMaster Kayt MacMaster is a dance artist, performance maker, and writer. She has spent the last decade living and working in New York City. Presently she is an MFA candidate in Dance at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
Alison Martin Alison Martin is a Mellon Faculty Fellow at Dartmouth College in the Music Department and the Cluster for Digital Humanities and Social Engagement. Her work explores the relationships between race, sound, and gentrification in Washington, DC. Utilizing a combination of ethnographic fieldwork and digital humanities methodologies, Martin considers how African-American people in the city experience gentrification as a sonic, racialized process. Her work has been supported by the Ford Foundation, the Smithsonian Institution, the Society for American Music, and the American Musicological Society.
Franck Mazuet Franck Mazuet is a filmmaker specialized in historical documentaries. He is presently completing a doctorate at Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University about the history of the French newsreel company Les Actualités Françaises (1945-1969).
Sylvain Meignier Sylvain Meignier is a professor in Computer Science. He obtained his PhD from the Université d'Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse (France) in 2002. His main research interests are speech and audio processing: he has published more than 80 journal and conference publications. He works at the Computer Science Labs (LIUM) of the University of Maine (Le Mans, France) since 2004 as an assistant professor, and became a full Professor in September 2016. He leads the Language and Speech Technology (LST) team of the LIUM.
Jacob Mertens PhD candidate in the Media and Cultural Studies program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He studies digital distribution, video games, and translation and localization practices. His dissertation explores the industrial trends and affordances of the video game digital marketplace, tensions between video game producers and their audiences, and the implications of digital revisionism.
Ian Milligan Ian Milligan is an associate professor of history at the University of Waterloo. His primary research focus is on how historians can use web archives, as well as the impact of digital sources on historical practice more generally. He is author of two monographs: History in the Age of Abundance (2019) and Rebel Youth (2014). Milligan also co-authored Exploring Big Historical Data (2015, with Shawn Graham and Scott Weingart) and edited the SAGE Handbook of Web History (2018, with Niels Brügger).
Sarah Marks Mininsohn Sarah Marks Mininsohn is a choreographer, writer, and performance artist. She was most recently based in Philadelphia, where she created and presented collaborative performances. She is currently an MFA candidate in Dance at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Jason Mittell Jason Mittell is Professor of Film & Media Culture and American Studies, and co-founder of the Digital Liberal Arts Initiative at Middlebury College. His books include Complex Television: The Poetics of Contemporary Television Storytelling (NYU Press, 2015), The Videographic Essay: Practice & Pedagogy (with Christian Keathley & Catherine Grant, http://videographicessay.org), and How to Watch Television (co-edited with Ethan Thompson; NYU Press, 2013; revised edition 2020). He is project manager for [in]Transition: Journal of Videographic Film & Moving Image Studies and co-director of the NEH-supported workshop series Scholarship in Sound & Image.
Jeremy Wade Morris Jeremy Morris is associate professor of Media and Cultural Studies in the Department of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is interested in the digitization of culture and is author of Selling Digital Music, Formatting Culture and co-editor of Appified: Culture in the Age of Apps. He is also the founder of podcastre.org, a research database of podcasts that preserves over 2 million audio files.
Darren Mueller Darren Mueller is assistant professor of musicology at the Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester. With a focus in jazz studies, he researches how technologies of sound alter musical performance and the construction of racial ideologies in the United States. He is also the co-editor of Digital Sound Studies (Duke University Press, 2018).
Gloria Mugelli Gloria Mugelli has a Ph.D. in Classics at the University of Pisa and at the Centre AnHiMA of the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris. She is member of the Lab of Anthropology of the Ancient World, at the University of Pisa. Her Ph.D. thesis discusses the form and function of rituals (sacrifice, supplication and funerary rites) in ancient Greek tragedy, focusing on the relationship between ritual and dramatic performances. Her research, based on the corpus of the surviving ancient Greek tragedies, adopted the Euporia system.
Nanditha Narayanamoorthy Nanditha Narayanamoorthy is a Doctoral Candidate in the Department of Humanities at York University, Canada. Their research is focused on the interrogation of digital communities in the Global South through the study of digital protest movements. Nanditha is an active member of the York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) and The Canadian Society for Digital Humanities (CSDH/SCHN) and is published in Digital Studies/Le Champ Numérique and The Journal of Social Media and Society.
Fernando Nascimento Fernando Nascimento is Assistant Professor in Digital and Computational Studies at Bowdoin College teaching courses and researching on digital text analysis, philosophy of technology and hermeneutics. He is currently lead collaborator of the Kinolab project, co-director of the Digital Ricoeur project, and director of the Society for Ricoeur Studies.
Susan Noh Susan Noh is teaching assistant in Media and Cultural studies in the Department of Communication Arts as the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Christopher J. Nygren Dr. Christopher Nygren is associate professor of early modern art in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture at the University of Pittsburgh. His research focuses on the intersection of religion, philosophy, and art in the Italian Renaissance. His 2020 book, Titian’s Icons: Charisma, Tradition, and Devotion in the Italian Renaissance, published by Penn State University Press, re-examined one of the leading lights of Italian Renaissance painting to reveal the lasting impact of Christian icons on Titian’s career. He is also co-director of the Genealogies of Modernity Project (https://genealogiesofmodernity.org) and the Gun Violence and Its Histories collective.
Victoria Nyst Associate professor working at the Leiden University Center for Linguistics in the Netherlands. Her research focuses on sign languages and gestures of deaf and hearing people in Africa, leading to the publication and analysis of a growing number of video corpora of West African sign languages, as well as of a dictionary app for Ghanaian Sign Language.
Joseph Osborn Joseph C. Osborn is an assistant professor of computer science at Pomona College, where his research explores how humans comprehend games they design and play — and how we can train computers to understand games too.
Jenny Oyallon-Koloski Jenny Oyallon-Koloski is an Assistant Professor of Media and Cinema Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Certified Movement Analyst (CMA) through the Laban/Bartenieff Institute for Movement Studies. She co-directs the movement visualization lab with Michael J. Junokas. Her current book project explores the storytelling power of figure movement and dance in French and American film musicals.
Alois Pichler Alois Pichler is professor of philosophy at the University of Bergen and director of its Wittgenstein Archives. He is the author of several publications in the fields of Wittgenstein research and digital humanities. He is the current editor of the Wittgenstein Archives’ editions of Wittgenstein’s Nachlass and has initiated and curates open access Wittgenstein research platforms such as http://wittgensteinsource.org/ and http://wittgensteinonline.no/. Google scholar profile: https://scholar.google.no/citations?user=CQ0KNfgAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao.
Bénédicte Pincemin Bénédicte Pincemin is a CNRS researcher in linguistics at the UMR5317 IHRIM laboratory in ENS de Lyon, France. Her work focuses on textuality and interpretation within the framework of computer-assisted quantitative and qualitative analysis on digital text corpora. She is a co-founder and active member of TXM team, who develops the textometry methodology through the implementation of TXM open-source software.
Géraldine Poels Géraldine Poels holds a PhD in History. She joined INA in 2015 as a Project Leader for scientific partnerships.
William Ralph William Ralph was Associate Professor of Mathematics at Brock University until 2019. A software developer, he has developed multiple applications to support education and financial planning. Ralph is also an algorithmic artist. His work can be viewed at http://billralph.com and http://portfoliomath.com.
Paul Rodriguez Paul Rodriguez is a Computational Data Scientist at the San Diego Supercomputer Center and the NSF Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE). He specializes in analytic and statistical methods for supporting social science and humanities. He received his PhD in Cognitive Science and has published in a variety of computational, experimental, and methodological research projects. His interests include bringing advanced computational methods to non-traditional supercomputer users.
Joshua Romphf Joshua Romphf is the programmer for the Digital Scholarship Lab at University of Rochester’s River Campus Libraries and the lead developer of Mediate. Originally from London, Ontario, he holds an MA in Film and Media Preservation from George Eastman Museum and The University of Rochester.
Nick Ruest Nick Ruest is an Associate Librarian in the Digital Scholarship Infrastructure Department at York University, co-Principal Investigator of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation funded The Archives Unleashed Project (https://archivesunleashed.org/), co-Principal Investigator of the SSHRC grant "A Longitudinal Analysis of the Canadian World Wide Web as a Historical Resource, 1996-2014," and co-Principal Investigator of the Compute Canada Research Platforms and Portals Web Archives for Longitudinal Knowledge.
Matthia Sabatelli Matthia Sabatelli is a Ph.D. candidate in Machine Learning at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of the University of Liège where he is supervised by Dr. Pierre Geurts. His main research interests revolve around the transferability and scalability of deep neural networks whose generalization properties are studied under the lens of different machine learning paradigms ranging from computer vision to reinforcement learning.
Stephanie Sapienza Stephanie Sapienza is the Digital Humanities Archivist at the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) at University of Maryland, where she develops and implements digital humanities research projects with a targeted focus on archival, data curation,and digital stewardship activities. Stephanie was previously the Project Manager for the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and prior to that she directed a Getty-funded digital film history project with Los Angeles Filmforum entitled Alternative Projections: Experimental Film in LA 1945 -1980. She has a bachelor’s degree in Film Studies and English from the University of Kansas, and a master’s degree in Moving Image Archive Studies from UCLA.
Sucharita Sarkar Sucharita Sarkar is Associate Professor of English at D.T.S.S College of Commerce, Mumbai, India. Her doctoral thesis investigated print and online mothering narratives in contemporary India. Her research focuses on intersections of maternity with body, family, culture, technology and narrative. Some recent publications include articles in Open Theology (2020); chapters in Food, Faith and Gender in South Asia (Bloomsbury, 2020); Thickening Fat (Routledge, 2020); The Politics of Belonging in Contemporary India (Routledge, 2019), Breastfeeding and Culture (Demeter, 2018); Mothers, Mothering and Globalization (Demeter, 2017), Motherhood(s) and Polytheisms (Patron, 2017), among others. Details of her research are available at https://mu.academia.edu/SucharitaSarkar.
Stefania Scagliola Stefania is a Research Associate at the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH).
Klaus U. Schulz Klaus U. Schulz is Professor in Computational Linguitics and since 1992 the technical director of the Centrum für Informations- und Sprachverarbeitung (CIS) at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich. The work of Professor Schulz concentrates on Semantic Search, Construction of Ontologies and Taxonomies, Digital Libraries, Language Technology for Optical Character Recognition and Document Analysis and Finite-State Technology.
Emily Sherwood Emily Sherwood is the Director of the Digital Scholarship Lab at University of Rochester’s River Campus Libraries. She is an alum of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Postdoctoral Fellowship Program and holds a Ph.D. in English from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
Matt St. John Matt St. John is a Ph.D candidate in the Department of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His dissertation focuses on the history of film festivals in the United States and their shifting relationships with the media industries.
Ed Summers Ed Summers is the Lead Developer at the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) at the University of Maryland, where he studies and works with the Web as a sociotechnical system, with particular interest in its evolving architecture and practices of curation and preservation. Ed has worked for two decades in academia, start-ups, corporations and the government, to help bridge the worlds of libraries and archives with the World Wide Web. Ed has a MS in Library and Information Science and a BA in English and American Literature from Rutgers University, and is also a PhD candidate in the UMD iSchool where he studies web archiving practices.
Andrea Taddei Andrea Taddei is Associate Professor of Ancient Greek Language and Literature at the University of Pisa. He is the Scientific Secretary of the Laboratorio di Antropologia del Mondo Antico, and an associate member at the Centre ANHIMA – EHESS in Paris. The main fields of interest of his research are ancient Greek literature of the archaic and classical period studied under an anthropological perspective, ancient Greek religion and ancient Greek law. He is also interested in didactics of ancient languages.
Timothy R. Tangherlini Timothy R. Tangherlini is a Professor of Danish, and graduate advisor of the Folklore Program at the University of California, Berkeley. His work focuses on the application of computational models to the informal culture that circulates on and across social networks. He has co-produced two documentary films, Our Nation: A Korean Punk Rock Community, and Us & Them: Korean Indie Music in a K-pop World.
Tyechia L. Thompson Tyechia L. Thompson is an Assistant Professor in the English Department at Virginia Tech. Her areas of interest are African American Literature and Digital Humanities.
Lauren Tilton Lauren Tilton is Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities at the University of Richmond. She directs the Distant Viewing Lab.
Raphaël Troncy Raphaël Troncy is an Associate Professor at the Data Science Department of EURECOM, France since 2009, leading the Data-2-Knowledge team. His main research interest concerns the use of semantic web technologies for data integration and semantic multimedia annotations, information extraction and recommender systems. He is involved in numerous cultural heritage related research projects such as ANTRACT that aims to produce AI tools to support Historians in analyzing old film material.
William J. Turkel William J. Turkel is Professor of History at The University of Western Ontario. His research involves computational history, big history, and science and technology studies, with a focus on methods. He co-founded The Programming Historian and is the author of Digital Research Methods with Mathematica, 2nd rev ed (2020).
Madeline Ullrich Madeline Ullrich is a PhD student in the Graduate Program in Visual and Cultural Studies at the University of Rochester and an Andrew W. Mellon Digital Humanities Fellow. Her current research focuses on the study of television aesthetics and narrative, with an emphasis in feminist and queer theory.
Dora Valkanova Dora Valkanova is a Lecturer at the Department of Media and Cinema Studies at the University of Illinois. Her main research foci are history of U.S. Cold War cinema, contemporary U.S. Independent cinema, and film festivals.
Peter van der Putten Assistant professor at the Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science (LIACS), Leiden University, The Netherlands. His research borders on the intersection of machine learning and creative research, and he is a collaborator in the LCDS and SAILS university wide AI research programs; the Creative Intelligence Lab and the [A]social Creatures Lab, and the Media Technology MSc program. He is also a Director Decisioning Solutions at Pegasystems.
Jasmijn Van Gorp Jasmijn Van Gorp is Assistant Professor of Audiovisual Data and Digital Culture at Utrecht University.
Darko Vitek Darko Vitek was born in 1970 in Vukovar. He graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy in Zagreb, where he graduated from history. The subject of his scientific interest is the history of the early modern period, urban history, theory of history and digital humanities. He is employed at the Croatian Studies at the University of Zagreb, where as an associate professor works on several courses in the field of his scientific interest.
Noah Wardrip-Fruin Noah Wardrip-Fruin is a professor of computational media at the University of California Santa Cruz, where he codirects the Expressive Intelligence Studio, a technical and cultural research group. He is the author of How Pac-Man Eats (2020) and coeditor of The New Media Reader (2003), among others. Computational media projects on which he has collaborated have appeared in venues such as the Whitney Museum of American Art and the IndieCade festival. He was a Principal Investigator for the IMLS-funded Game Metadata and Citation Project (GAMECIP) at UC Santa Cruz and Stanford University.
Hazel Wilkinson Dr. Hazel Wilkinson is a Senior Lecturer in Eighteenth-Century Literature at the University of Birmingham
Mark Williams Mark Williams is Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies at Dartmouth College and the Director of The Media Ecology Project. He has published widely on media history and historiography, for example in The Routledge Companion to Media Studies and The Digital Humanities; The Arclight Guidebook to Media History and The Digital Humanities; Télévision: le moment expérimental (1935-1955); Convergence Media History; New Media: Theories and Practices of Digitextuality; Collecting Visible Evidence; No Laughing Matter: Visual Humor in Ideas of Race, Nationality and Ethnicity; Dietrich Icon; Television, History, and American Culture: Feminist Critical Essays; and Living Color: Race, Feminism, and Television. He is a co-editor and contributor to Rediscovering U.S. Newsfilm: Cinema, Television, Archive (AFI Series, Routledge, 2018).
Michael Winter Michael Winter is a Professor of Computer Science at Brock University. He is the current Director of the GAME program, a Brock University-Niagara College joint program dedicated to the design and study of video games.