Education: B.A. in English Literature, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, 2013; M.A. in English Literature, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 2015.

Biography: Oishani is a third year PhD student in the Department of English. Her work focuses on illustrated novels in the Victorian period and their role in shaping national and cultural identity. Oishani works as a Research Assistant for the William Blake Archive where she participates in two specialized teams that are prototyping digital editions of The Four Zoas and Blake’s marginalia. As an Andrew W. Mellon Digital Humanities fellow, she hopes to explore methods of designing and implementing digital image archives and study the changing relationships of image and text in the nineteenth century. Currently, she serves as a teaching assistant in the Digital Media Toolkit course with the other first year Mellon Fellows.