Dhanashree Thorat

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Dhanashree Thorat is a PhD student in the Department of English at the University of Florida. Her teaching and research areas are Postcolonial Studies, Digital Humanities, and Asian American Studies. Her doctoral research focuses on alterity in post-9/11 American nationalist projects.

At the University of Florida, she served as co-convener for the Digital Humanities Working Group, and co-ordinator for THATCamp Gainesville from 2013-2015. She is currently serving on the founding Executive Council of the Center for Digital Humanities, Pune, India. As part of her work, she consults on DH syllabus development, and plans introductory DH workshops in Pune, India.

She is part of the HASTAC Scholars cohort of 2015-2016.

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January 7 2016 to January 9 2016
International Seminar of the School of Media and Cultural Studies, TISS. January 7–9, 2016 The advent of the digital and growing access to the Internet in India, along with the availability of cheap devices such as mobile phones has brought about an explosion of user-mediated creativity across...
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