Entries by Christof Schöch

ELTeC version 1.1.0 released!

We are happy to announce today that a new version of the European Literary Text Collection (ELTeC) has been released a short while ago! This new release, version number v1.1.0, contains several new collections, many additional novels in existing collections, three collections with versions that feature linguistic annotation, and many other improvements. ELTeC remains work […]

Distant Reading Recommends: Zeleno Busenje (Green Turf) by Edhem Mulabdić

The sixth article of the Distant Reading Recommends series is written by Vedad Mulavdić of the University of Sarajevo and Meliha Handžić of the International Burch University in Bosnia and Herzegovina. They describe Zeleno busenje (Green Turf), the “first Bosniak novel” of so-called “minor” European literatures. The novel will be included in the Bosnian corpus […]

1st Call for Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM) Applications in COST Action “Distant Reading for European Literary History” (CA 16204)

First call for Grant Period 3, for Missions occurring before March 31st, 2020. COST Action “Distant Reading for European Literary History” (CA16204) is launching a new call for applications for Short Term Scientific Missions (STSMs). The deadline for applications is November 30th, 2019. Our Action is particularly interested in the following topics, which are closely […]

Call for Applications for the third Distant Reading Training School: Budapest, 23-25 September 2019 (extended deadline! July 15, 2019)

The COST Action Distant Reading for European Literary History is issuing a Call for Applications for its third Training School, hosted by the Centre for Digital Humanities – Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest from September 23 to 25, and co-located with the DH_Budapest 2019 conference http://elte-dh.hu/conf2019/.  Note that participation is free of charge! Applicants may apply […]

The Distant Reading Poster Tour 2018

Over the last few months, the Distant Reading COST Action has been present at several Digital Humanities conferences with a poster providing some basic information about our Action. In May, the poster was presented at the DH Budapest conference by Jessie Labov. The conference has been organized by Gabor Pálko and his colleagues at the […]

Call for Short Term Scientific Missions Applications

1st Call for Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM) Applications in COST Action “Distant Reading for European Literary History” (CA 16204) First call for Grant Period 2, for Missions occurring before March 31st, 2019. COST Action “Distant Reading for European Literary History” (CA16204) is launching a new call for applications for Short Term Scientific Missions (STSMs). […]

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Czech Inter-COST project on complexity launched

We are proud to relay the news that the Czech Inter-COST project “Modeling of Complexity in Literary Texts” has just been launched. During the next three years, Dr. Silvie Cinkova and her team will investigate matters of readability in literary texts from the nineteenth century, for example adapting readability measures to the Czech language and […]