DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly

Author Biographies

Ana García-Serrano Ana Garcia-Serrano (Corresponding author) is a PhD in Computer Science. Associated Professor at the Artificial Intelligence Department - UPM, she joined the ETSI Informática - UNED in June 2007. Since then, she is participating in the NLP & IR consolidated research group of the university, being the technical coordinator in different research projects. For a list of her work visit https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0975-7205.
Jan Hajič, Jr. Jan Hajič, Jr. is a digital humanities, music, and machine learning researcher and a harpsichordist. He heads two research projects: one at Charles University, focused on optical music Rrcognition using deep learning, and one at the Masaryk Institute and Archives, applying bioinformatics to trace the development of Gregorian Chant melodies. He earned his PhD in computer science in 2019 at the Charles University in Prague. At the same time, he manages a second career as a musician. In 2023 he obtained his Master of Arts in harpsichord summa cum laude at the Janáček Academy in Brno. He performed with the Czech Ensemble Baroque and Andreas Scholl at Prague in spring 2023, and his ensembles Vox Clamans and Rosa Mystica have played in Czech early music festivals (e.g., Musica ad Confluentem, Haydn Musical Festivities), as well as in Germany.
Crystal Hall Crystal Hall is Associate Professor of Digital Humanities and affiliated faculty in Italian Studies at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME. Her research and teaching focus on the relationship between technology, textual expression, and the creation of knowledge with specializations in pre-modern Italy and the digital and computational artifacts of the 21st-century United States.
Charlie Harper Charlie Harper, Ph.D. is Digital Scholarship Specialist in the Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship at Case Western Reserve University, where he leads the development and execution of interdisciplinary digital projects, with a particular focus on data analytics, geospatial technology, and text mining.
Anselmo Matusse Anselmo Matusse is an anthropologist with a background in environmental humanities, digital humanities, and education. He is a postdoctoral research fellow for an ERC-Funded project, Afterlives of Development, based at ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon, Portugal. Anselmo Matusse finished his PhD in June 2021 at the University of Cape Town within the Environmental Humanities South, and Prof. He also works as an associate researcher for Bloco 4 Foundation. Anselmo holds a bachelor’s degree in English Language Teaching and another BA in Anthropology from Eduardo Mondlane University in Mozambique. He also holds one master’s degree in environmental science from Linköping University and another in Digital Humanities from Linnaeus University in Sweden. His work has been published in Conservation and Society, Journal of Peasant Studies, and Urban Studies.
Antonio Menta Antonio Menta is a PhD student in Computer Science. He joined ETSI Informática - UNED in 2015 to study a Master's degree in Computer Systems and Languages. Subsequently, he started his PhD research on the application of Neural Networks in Digital Humanities. His current research uses language models to simplify Spanish newspapers from the 18th century.
Griffin Ng Griffin Ng graduated with a B.A. in Mathematics and Digital and Computational Studies, magna cum laude, from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME. He recently taught English in Taiwan on a Fulbright fellowship.
Ali M. Rahman Ali M. Rahman is a Fisher Fellow at The Thacher School and a Ph.D. Candidate in Comparative Literature with an Emphasis in Writing Studies at UC Santa Barbara. His research focuses on digital rhetoric, the Digital Humanities, multimodal writing, and digital pedagogy. He has taught in a variety of contexts over the past decade such as with young prisoners in a correctional facility, refugee populations in the Middle East, public and private high school students in New York and California, and college students at a large public research university.
Michael Richter Michael Richter is a researcher in the field of natural language recognition and information theory at the University of Leipzig and the Institute for Applied Computer Science in Leipzig. Previously, he was a visiting professor for computational linguistics at the Justus Liebig University in Gießen. His research interests include models of communication in natural language, information theory, corpus linguistics, lexical semantics, text mining, application of information theory in digital Humanities, and syntax models of natural language.
Eva Sánchez-Salido Eva Sánchez Salido is a PhD candidate in Intelligent Systems at UNED. She completed her Bachelor's degree in Mathematics at UCM and Master's degree in Language Technologies at UNED. She joined the NLP & IR research group at UNED in 2021 and has been actively collaborating since then.
Lauren Tilton Lauren Tilton is the E. Claiborne Robins Professor of Liberal Arts and Digital Humanities in the Department of Rhetoric and Communication Studies and Director of the Distant Viewing Lab (https://www.distantviewing.org/) at the University of Richmond. Her research focuses on analyzing, developing, and applying digital and computational methods to the study of 20th and 21st century documentary expression and visual culture. Her most recent book, Distant Viewing: Computational Exploration of Digital Images (https://www.distantviewing.org/book/) with Taylor Arnold is open access with The MIT Press.
František Válek František Válek is a religious studies researcher and Assyriologist with a focus on the religions of the ancient Near East, especially Late Bronze Age Syria. He is an assistant at the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at the University of Pardubice and participates as a researcher in the project "Archaeology of Texts" at the Institute of Ancient Near Eastern Studies at Charles University. In recent years, he has taken an interest in the methods of digital humanities thanks to participation in DH projects of the National Library of the Czech Republic.
Shoji Yamada Shoji Yamada has been a professor at International Research Center for Japanese Studies (Nichibunken) since 2011. After acquiring a B.A. and a M. Med. Sci. at Tsukuba University, he worked for four years for IBM-Japan, then took a position as research assistant in the Department of Computer Science at Tsukuba College of Technology. He joined Nichibunken as an assistant professor in 1996 and earned a doctorate from Kyoto University in 1998. He has been working on the history of cultural exchange, copyright and culture, and digital humanities. His writings include Tokyo Boogie-woogie and D.T. Suzuki (2022) from the University of Michigan Press (https://doi.org/10.3998/mpub.12268621); "Who moved my masterpeice? Digital reproduction, replacement, and the vanishing cultural heritage of Kyoto" (2017) in the International Journal of Cultural Properties, 24(3), pp. 295–320 (https://doi.org/10.1017/S0940739117000145); and Shots in the dark: Japan, zen, and the West (2009) from the University of Chicago Press.