Arielle Saiber is a Professor of romance languages and literature at Bowdoin College. Her latest book is “Measured Words: Computation and Writing in Renaissance Italy”. She has won numerous fellowships for her research, such as the NEH, Harvard’s Villa I Tatti, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, as well as awards for her writing, including Yale’s Field Prize, the Modern Language Association’s Scaglione Award, and the Newberry Library’s Weiss-Brown Award. In 2004, she received Bowdoin’s only teaching award, the Karofsky Prize. She will be the Speroni Chair for Medieval and Renaissance Literature and Culture at UCLA for fall 2018.