DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly

Author Biographies

Belinda Barnet Belinda Barnet is Lecturer in Media and Communications at Swinburne University, Melbourne. Prior to her appointment at Swinburne, she worked at Ericsson Australia, where she managed the development of 3G mobile content services. Belinda did her PhD on the history of hypertext at the University of New South Wales, and has research interests in digital media, the philosophy of technology, the history of technology and the mobile internet. She is currently looking for a publisher for her book on the history of hypertext and hypermedia.
Sarah Buchanan Sarah Buchanan is a librarian at The Meadows School in Nevada. She researches use and accessibility of archival materials for classroom teaching, and information resources in the arts and humanities.
Domenico Fiormonte Domenico Fiormonte (PhD University of Edinburgh) has been working on digital texts since 1992. He is currently Lecturer in Linguistics at the University of "Roma Tre" where he teaches courses on Digital Editions, Digital Philology, and Writing for the New Media. In 1996 founded the Digital Variants Archive (http://www.digitalvariants.org), the first resource on genetic texts freely available on the web, and in 1998 started in Edinburgh the "Computer, Literature and Philology" seminar series. He is author of Scrittura e filologia nell'era digitale, Turin, Bollati Boringhieri, 2003. His latest book, co-authored with Teresa Numerico and Francesca Tomasi, is L'umanista digitale, Il Mulino, Bologna, 2010.
Valentina Martiradonna Valentina Martiradonna has a postgraduate degree in Italian Studies from Rome "La Sapienza" University, where her thesis was on the XML-TEI encoding of the authographs of the Italian poet Valerio Magrelli. Her current research focuses on the theoretical and practical problems of the scholarly digital editon.
Manuel Portela Manuel Portela is Assistant Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, University of Coimbra. He is a team member of the research project "PO-EX ’70-’80: Digital Archive of Portuguese Experimental Literature" (University Fernando Pessoa, 2010-2012). He is the author of O Comércio da Literatura: Mercado e Representação [The Commerce of Literature: Marketplace and Representation] (Lisbon: Antígona, 2003), a study of the English literary market in the 18th century. He has translated many works, including Songs of Innocence and of Experience (2007) and Milton (2009), by William Blake, and The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy (1997-98), by Laurence Sterne, for which he received the National Award for Translation. In recent years he has been researching electronic editing and digital literature. He is the author of the website DigLitWeb: Digital Literature Web (http://www.ci.uc.pt/diglit), and one of the creators of a new Doctoral Program at the University of Coimbra, "Advanced Studies in the Materialities of Literature" (http://matlit.wordpress.com).
Desmond Schmidt Desmond Schmidt works at the Information Security Institute, Queensland University of Technology, as a software engineer. Since 2002 he has worked with Domenico Fiormonte and the Digital Variants team developing tools for viewing and editing multi-version texts. He has previously worked on an edition of Wittgenstein (the Vienna Edition), and is currently involved in a number of other editorial projects. He recently completed a second PhD entitled "Multiple Versions and Overlap in Digital Text," at the University of Queensland's IT Department, having completed a previous PhD in classical Greek papyrology at the University of Cambridge, UK, in 1987.
Patrik Svensson Patrik Svensson the director of HUMlab at Umeå University and a docent in the humanities and information technology. His research concerns digital humanities as a field, learning and information technology, cyberinfrastructure for the humanities and new media studies. His current work includes an article on screens as humanistic infrastructure (with Erica Robles), implementing a new HUMlab-X on the Umeå Arts Campus, and organizing an upcoming conference on Media Places.