About Me

My name is Aafje Baarslag, I am 22 years old and a student of the MA Book and Digital Media Studies at Leiden University.
I'm also your local comic and animation enthousiast.In my free time, I'm especially active in these fan communities,
and have been able to write for multiple collective anthologies of these communities.

Previous Education

From 2016 to 2020 I followed the BA program Ancient Near Eastern Studies at Leiden university.
In the year 2018-2019 I also followed the minor program "Boek, Boekhandel, Uitgeverij".
During this time, I also followed an internship at the KNAW Meertens Instituut, to facilitate access to digital scans of 17th century Dutch newspapers.

Pasttime and Hobbies

Next to being a full time student, I have a job at a furniture/home deco store.
My other free time is spent on hobbies such as cosplay, sewing, walking, writing, art and watching competition shows.
During summer, I can also be found swimming laps in the pool in my home village.


Expectations of Digital Media Technology

Previous Knowledge Basic knowledge of html
Future Expectations Better understanding of basic code and programmes that are currenlty used in digital media.