WEBINAR Distance and Depth, Computers and Close Reading

27 May 2020, 16:00 - 17:30

Online

Speaker:

Martin Paul Eve
Professor of Literature, Technology and Publishing, Birkbeck, University of London.

Martin Eve will discuss his book 'Close Reading with Computers', which challenges the assumptions about the proper scale for distant reading, explores the relationship between computational analysis and other forms of interpretation and opens up new questions for the future of computational humanities.

 

Discussants will include Ryan Heuser, formerly of Stanford Literary Lab, and junior research fellow at King’s College Cambridge and others TBA.

Chair: Caroline Bassett, CDH Director, Cambridge.


The introduction to Martin Eve’s book Close Reading with Computers is available here and would be helpful to read before the event.

Please email Karen Herbane at CDH to register for the event.