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.