The Digital Literary Stylistics Workshop

DH2016 - Krakow, Poland 12th July 2016


Berenike Herrmann - Georg-August-University Göttingen, Department of German / Göttingen Centre for Digital Humanities
Berenike’s research is at the interface between digital and psychological style studies (Psychostylistics), with a keen interest in theoretical and methodological questions. She is currently working on building and annotating corpora of German Literary Modernism for an analysis of the characteristic features of modern German narrative fiction, specifically that of Franz Kafka.

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Marissa Gemma - Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Frankfurt (Germany)
Marissa is a literature scholar who works on quantitative and computational analyses of style and nineteenth-century American literature. She is currently working on a book manuscript, The Making of Middle American Style, about nineteenth-century American fictional styles inspired by the common speech.

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Francesca Frontini - Istituto di Linguistica Computazionale “A. Zampolli”, CNR, Pisa (Italy) - CLARIN-IT
She has a background in computational linguistics, with a focus on language resources as well as on semantic tagging for digital humanities. Specifically, she worked on syntactic pattern extraction, with a specific focus on French literature (Molière and French novels of the 19th century).

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