Michelle Levy and Maya Schwartz
Michelle Levy is Co-Director of the Digital Humanities Innovation Lab at SFU, and she brings a strong theoretical background in literary and sound studies, and extensive expertise in data architecture and management that will prove useful for the creation of metadata standards necessary for the aggregation of diverse corpora of recorded literary readings, to the SpokenWeb project.
Maya Schwartz is an MA student at Simon Fraser University in the English Department. Her research interests are in contemporary poetry and poetics. She hopes to explore affect through archive and sound in her research with SpokenWeb and SFU Special Collections.
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