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Digital Approaches to Nordic Literature

November 12 @ 9:00 am - November 14 @ 7:30 pm

Digital approaches to Scandinavian literature
UCLA – November 12-14 2017
Organized by Mads Rosendahl Thomsen, Kristoffer L. Nielbo, and Timothy R. Tangherlini

Sunday 12
7pm Dinner, tbd

Monday 13 – Exploration Room, Luskin Conference Center
9.00-9.15 Welcome and opening remarks, the format – Tim and Mads
9.15-9.30   The Clear Repository – Kristoffer
9.30-9.50   The Bokhylla project – Ellen
9.50-10.10 “Mapping Gender Discourses: Bokhylla and traces of women in Norway 1840-1913” -Heidi
10.10-10.30 Coffee
10.30-10.50 “Character modelling – heuristics and automatic annotation” – Lars
10.50-11.05 “Inheritance and succession in historical drama” – David
11.05-11.20 “Unearned wealth in the 19th and 20th centuries” – Julie
11.20-11.30 Short break
11.30-11.50 “Digging into Brandes: Plans and prospects of a new digital edition” – Jens
11.50-12.10 “POS-tagger and lemmatizer for Danish from the 19th century” – Sussi
12.10-12.30 “DH in Gothenburg” – Cecilia
12.30 Lunch
1.30-2.00 Planning the afternoon
Afternoon/early evening: hackathon
7.30 Dinner at the Luskin Conference Center

Tuesday 14 – Exploration Room, Luskin Conference Center
9.00 Continued work in groups and presentation of results
12.30 Lunch
1.30 What did we learn? What can we build on? What projects can we conceive?

Future plans: The grant from Mellon allows for a smaller session in the Spring of 2018,
and there will be a seminar for all projects in Paris in October 2018.

3pm End of conference
7pm Dinner, tbd


November 12 @ 9:00 am
November 14 @ 7:30 pm
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Luskin Conference Center
425 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States