NovelTM at DH 2016 in Krakow

Many of members of the NovelTM project recently participated in DH 2016 in Krakow, Poland. Below is a list of papers by and activities related to NovelTM co-investigators: • New Scholars Symposium Geoffrey Rockwell was a co-organizer of the pre-conference New Scholars Symposium that brought graduate students, postdocs, and early career scholars together for a…

NovelTM Second Annual Workshop

NovelTM is very excited to be hosting the second annual workshop on text mining the novel. We are welcoming over 20 digital humanists, students, and industry partners from the U.S. and Canada to Montreal for two days of engaged discussion. Our focus this year is on the question of genre: what makes novels unique as…

Geoffrey Rockwell Gives Paper in Frankfurt on Building Community Engagement with the Humanities

On Monday February 23, NovelTM member Geoffrey Rockwell gave a paper in Frankfurt entitled, “Building Research Capacity Across the Humanities and Social Sciences: Social Innovation, Community Engagement and Citizen Science” at the German Institute for International Educational Research (DIPF). Rockwell’s talk addressed the current lack of public support for the humanities, which he attributes to a “broken…

Compute Canada Research Profile: Dr. Geoffrey Rockwell

Compute Canada currently features a research profile on NovelTM member Geoffrey Rockwell, Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Computing, University of Alberta. In this interview Geoffrey discusses the history and future of big data study and how the tools that he is developing work to facilitate the application of computational methods to humanities-based disciplines such as history, philosophy…