A Gentle Introduction to Digital Text Analysis

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Wed, 11/14/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Location Hagstrum Room, University Hall 201

Using computers to analyze and visualize literary texts is a practice with a long history in the digital humanities. This presentation outlines that history and also explores a few of the latest digital tools enabling scholars to use computational methods to analyze individual texts and corpora. The presentation will use Jade Werner’s work on the revision history of Lady Morgan’s Luxima,The Prophetess (1859). No programming experience required.

Jade Werner, Doctoral Student, English Department
Josh Honn, Digital Scholarship Fellow, Center for Scholarly Communication & Digital Curation