Polish Studies Bulletin


Date of the event: 08.11.2019 g.12:00
Added on: 05.11.2019

Text as the Next Frontier: Text Mining, NLP, and the Future of the Humanities / The tenth Lecture on Digital Humanities

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"The Lectures on Digital Humanities" take place twice a semester and focus on linguistics cognitive practices, literary studies, media studies, and information studies in the Digital Era.

Jessie Labov - Director of Academic and Institutional Development at McDaniel College Budapest, and a Resident Fellow in the Center for Media, Data and Society at Central European University. Before coming to Budapest she was an Associate Professor in the Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures at Ohio State University. Her book Transatlantic Central Europe: Contesting Geography and Redefining Culture Beyond the Nation (2019), on the relationship between émigré publishing and regional identity, was recently published by CEU Press. Her work in the digital humanities has included projects on canon formation, text mining, and visualizing the receptive pathways of literary journals (Reading Kultura From a Distance, 2015). Labov is currently working on a network analysis of the Radio Free Europe telex communication between 1954 and 1974, and vice-chair of the COST Action NEP4Dissent.


Instytut Informacji Naukowej i Bibliotekoznawstwa Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego, pl.Uniwersytecki 9/13, sala 104 (im. prof. Karola Głombiowskiego)
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