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Meet the DHIL's new digital fellow

Published by Rebecca Dowson

Hi, I’m Alex, and I’m the DHIL’s newest digital fellow. Though I’ve spent years learning various digital humanities tools in an amateur setting--thanks Tumblr!--my formal experience with DH has been very short; I fell into it rather than consciously choosing it as a research avenue. I was first introduced to the digital humanities in Spring 2018, and was set to attend the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) during that same summer. Still, I hadn’t even considered it for my own research until I was beginning to flesh out a research plan, and realized that my entire thesis rests on my ability to use different digital humanities tools. Since that realization, I’ve been slowly growing my arsenal of DH tools for various research and non-research related endeavours.