17.522 studying literature by the numbers

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty@kcl.ac.uk)
Date: Wed Jan 14 2004 - 02:30:49 EST

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 17, No. 522.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist@princeton.edu

         Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2004 07:18:02 +0000
         From: Stephen Ramsay <sramsay@uga.edu>
         Subject: Re: 17.519 studying literature by the numbers

On Tue, Jan 13, 2004 at 09:34:10AM +0000, Humanist Discussion Group (by way
of Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty@kcl.ac.uk>) wrote:
> Humanists may be interested in an article in today's New York Times, Emily
> Eakin, "Studying Literature by Numbers". The link to the story is below; if
> you're not already signed up to the NYT service, you'll need to do that
> first.

Franco Moretti has been quite a force in literary criticism these
many years, and I'm very excited about his recent (computationally
assisted) work.

I wonder if the programming committee for the next ALLC/ACH
conference would consider inviting him to give a plenary address?


Stephen Ramsay
Assistant Professor
Department of English
University of Georgia
email: sramsay@uga.edu
web: http://cantor.english.uga.edu/
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