Alex Gil is Digital Scholarship Coordinator for the Humanities and History at Columbia University Libraries. He collaborates with faculty, students and the library on the use of technologies on humanities research, pedagogy and scholarly communications. His research is focused on textual scholarship, digital humanities and Caribbean studies. Current projects include Ed, a foundation for sx archipelagos; the Open Syllabus Project; a geo-bibliography of Aimé Césaire; the Translation Toolkit; and, In The Same Boats, a visualization of trans-Atlantic intersections of black intellectuals in the 20th century. He is co-founder and active member of the Global Outlook::Digital Humanities initiative, Columbia’s Group for Experimental Methods in the Humanities, and the Studio@Butler at Columbia University. Twitter: @elotroalex
Kelly Baker Josephs is Associate Professor of English at York College, CUNY. She specializes in World Anglophone Literature with an emphasis on Caribbean Literature. Her book, Disturbers of the Peace: Representations of Insanity in Anglophone Caribbean Literature (University of Virginia Press, 2013), considers the ubiquity of madmen and madwomen in Caribbean literature between 1959 and 1980. She is the editor of sx salon: a small axe literary platform and manages The Caribbean Commons website. Her current project, Caribbean Articulations: Storytelling in a Digital Age, explores the intersections between new technologies and Caribbean cultural production. Twitter: @kbjosephs
Schuyler Esprit is a scholar of Caribbean literature and cultural studies, and postcolonial theory. Dr. Esprit holds a PhD in English literature from University of Maryland – College Park. She is the Founding Director of Create Caribbean Inc., Research Institute at Dominica State College. The Research Institute supports students and scholars to use digital technologies for research, teaching and learning in areas of Caribbean development, especially its culture, history and heritage. She currently works as Dean of Academic Affairs at Dominica State College. Dr. Esprit has also taught and held professional positions at a number of universities in the United States. She is now completing her book entitled West Indian Readers: A Social History and its digital companion, both of which are historical explorations of reading culture in the Caribbean. She has also written the introduction to the 2016 Papillote Press edition of The Orchid House, the 1953 novel by Dominican writer Phyllis Shand Allfrey. Twitter: @schuyler
Kevin Adonis Browne is a poet, a teacher, a photographer, and archivist. He teaches in the Department of Literatures, Cultural, and Communication Studies at The University of the West Indies-St. Augustine and is the author of Tropic Tendencies: Rhetoric, Popular Culture, and the Anglophone Caribbean. More recently, he has completed a book of photographs and essays, entitled Between Still Life and Afterlife: Mas, Photography, and the Self (forthcoming). He is also the co-founder of the Caribbean Memory Project, a Digital Humanities research project.