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MemberHannah Alpert-Abrams

I am a CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Curation for Latin American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin (2017-2019). I am interested in libraries, book history, and digital humanities. I study textual replication in a colonial context: scribal copying, photostatic facsimiles, automatic transcription, and surrogate repatriation across the U.S.-Mexico border. From 2015-2017, I managed the Reading the First Books project at LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections. As a CLIR fellow, I am working with the digital archive of the Policìa Nacional de Guatemala as part of the post-custodial digital archiving initiatives at LLILAS Benson.

MemberHelga Lenart-Cheng

all genres of life-writing (auto/biography, diary, blog, visual diaries, digital archives of life stories etc.), and the politics of sharing life stories
the intersection of philosophy and literature (particularly: theories of subjectivity, theories of community, phenomenological hermeneutics, and the philosophies of Paul Ricoeur and Jean-Luc Nancy)

Alexander Lenard and East European memoir literature

MemberRevekka Kefalea

Apart from my studies in social and political sciences, I am also certified in cultural management and I have attended various seminars on the creative reuses of digital cultural heritage. By participating in a few research projects, I familiarised myself with using open accessed digital archives and repositories – and gradually, apart from their scientific and educational value, I discovered the creative possibilities offered by the rights to reuse, modify and remix their content. Since then, I take initiatives and actively participate in various events aiming at the engagement of the general public with the extension, enlargement and creative reuses of the digital commons.

MemberAlicia Peaker

I am the Director of Digital Scholarship, Critical Making, and Digital Collections Management at Bryn Mawr College. I have also worked as the CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellow in the Digital Liberal Arts at Middlebury College; the Co-Director for Our Marathon: The Boston Bombing Digital Archive, the Project Manager for The Women Writers Project, and the Development Editor for GradHacker at InsideHigherEd. My research brings together approaches from both environmental humanities and digital humanities to explores the botanical worlds of novels.

MemberMariana Strassacapa Ou

I am a converted Londoner, originally from Brazil. After working a few years in Sao Paulo as an architect and graphic designer, I came to the UK to pursue a master’s in Library Science. Having received my degree from City, University of London, I am currently working with cataloguing and digitisation of special items, such as pamphlets and posters, from the incredible archives of the Marx Memorial Library. I love all aspects of research work. My main interests at the moment: archive studies, library and archive history, digital archives, Spanish civil war. History, social history, and philosophy are passions that leave traces on everything I write and do. I am currently reading: a history of lighthouses, a global history of work, and a collection of British classic ghost stories

MemberAlbert Lloret

I am an associate professor of Spanish and Catalan specializing in the literature of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. My research interests include textual scholarship, cultural history, translation, and the digital humanities. I am the author of Printing Ausiàs March and coauthor of The Classical Tradition in Medieval Catalan. I have edited essay collections on Catalan literature and translation, digital archives and medieval Iberian texts, and the materiality of early modern poetry. My current work includes a critical edition and translation of Giovanni Boccaccio’s geographical dictionary De montibus (in collaboration with Michael Papio), studies of space in lyric poetry, the history of medieval Catalan literature, and the printing of chivalric romance Tirant lo Blanc. I serve as the managing editor of Digital Philology.