Name

Elena González-Blanco

How do you Define DH?

DH is the perfect cocktail of computer science and rationalization of culture and humanities.

Affiliation

UNED (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia), Madrid

Bio

Elena González-Blanco teaches at the Spanish Literature Department at the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (Open University) from Spain in Madrid. Her main research and teaching areas are Romance and Medieval Latin Comparative Literature, Metrics and Poetry, and Digital Humanities. She leads the project ReMetCa http://www.uned.es/remetca (Digital Repertoire on Medieval Castilian Metrics), which uses a combined system of MySQL database and TEI-XML annotation with a collaborative editing system. The project works in coordination with the European project Megarep, part of the research group on databases of the Cost Action Medioevo Europeo http://www.medioevoeuropeo.org. Elena is a very active member in the Spanish community of Digital Humanities, she is a member of the Executive Committee of EADH (European Association for Digital Humanities), as well as the Secretary of the Spanish Association of Digital Humanities: HDH (Humanidades Digitales Hispánicas, Sociedad Internacional) http://www.humanidadesdigitales.org.