Conference program

Conference: Digital Stylistics in Romance Studies and Beyond

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Digital Stylistics

Date: 27th of February – 2nd of March 2019
Venue: University of Würzburg
Keynotes: Douglas Biber (Northern Arizona University), Glenn Roe (Sorbonne Université, Paris)

Wednesday, 27th of February

Toscanasaal (Würzburg Residence)
17-18:
Registration

18-20:
Conference Opening (Robert Hesselbach & Christof Schöch)
Prof. Dr. Baris Kabak (Vice-President of the University of Würzburg)
Keynote:
Douglas Biber (Northern Arizona University)
Using corpus-based analysis to study fictional style: A multi-dimensional analysis of variation among and within novels

Thursday, 28th of February

9-9.30:
Simon Gabay (Neuchâtel)
Français vs francois: does linguistic normalisation affect stylometric results?

9.30-10:
Andreas von Cranenburgh (Groningen)
Dutch weak and strong pronouns as a stylistic marker of literariness

10-10.30:
Sascha Diwersy (Montpellier) / Olivier Kraif (Grenoble)
Patterns and Novels – an outline of the PhraseoRom project and its provisional results

10.30-11:
Coffee break

11-11.30:
Martin Wynne (Oxford)
Exploring Rhetoric in the Electronic Enlightenment

11.30-12:
Arjuna Tuzzi (Padova) / George Mikros (Athens) / Michele A. Cortelazzo (Padova)
Applying General Imposters’ method to the Ferrante’s case

12-14:
Lunch break

14-14.30:
Katharina Dziuk Lameira (Kassel)
Complexity and Style of Spanish literary Texts

14.30-15:
Fotis Jannidis (Würzburg)
Text complexity and style

15-15.30:
Coffee break

15.30-16:
Julian Schröter (Würzburg)
The challenge of exploring the style of the German Novelle as a virtually orderless genre

16-16.30:
Daniel Schlör (Würzburg)
Preparation of a Text Type Dataset: Bootstrapping Rare Classes for the Annotation Process

Friday, 1st of March

9-9.30:
Jan Rohden (Göttingen)
Digital approaches to poetic style: a quantitative stylistic analysis of Italian Petrarchism

9.30-10:
Laura Hernández Lorenzo (Sevilla)
Digital Stylistics applied to Golden Age poetry: is really Fernando de Herrera a transitional poet between Renaissance and Baroque?

10-10.30:
Anne-Sophie Bories (Basel)
A Tempo for Negritude in Césaire’s Cahier

10.30-11:
Coffee break

11-11.30:
Jonathan Armoza (New York)
Probabilistic Matrix Factorization for Digital Humanities: Modeling the Parts of Speech of Emily Dickinson’s Fascicles

11.30-12:
Nanette Rißler-Pipka (Karlsruhe)
Cross-language stylometry: Picasso’s writings in Spanish and French

12-14:
Lunch break

14-14.30
Ulrike Henny-Krahmer (Würzburg)
Family Resemblance in Genre Stylistics

14.30-15:
José Calvo Tello (Würzburg)
Subgenre Classification: Linguistic vs. Literary Features

15-15.30:
Coffee break

17-19:
Toscanasaal (Würzburg Residence)
Keynote:
Glenn Roe (Sorbonne Université, Paris)
Voltaire’s Style: A Study in Digital Methods

Saturday, 2nd of March

9-9.30:
Álvaro Cuéllar González (Kentucky)
Presentation of the Estilometría TSO Project: Stylometry Applied to Spanish Golden Age Theatre

9.30-10:
José Manuel Fradejas Rueda (Valladolid)
The authorship and the redactions of the Primera Partida in the light of stylometry

10-10.30:
Coffee break

10.30-11:
Clémence Jacquot (Montpellier) / Ilaria Vidotto (Grenoble) / Laetitia Gonon (Grenoble)
Digital stylistic analyses in “PhraseoRom”: methodological and epistemological issues in a multidisciplinary project

11-11.30:
Simone Rebora (Verona) / Massimo Salgaro (Verona)
Classifying the style(s) of criticism. A new research on Italian book reviews

11.30-12:
Final discussion & information on publication etc.

Participation and Funding

There is no conference fee for the participation. For better planning, however, please contact us by e-mail at robert.hesselbach@uni-wuerzburg.de.

The conference is made possible by funding from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), grant number FKZ 01UG1508.