Entries by Justin Tonra

Distant Reading Recommends: Under the Yoke by Ivan Vazov

The third article of the Distant Reading Recommends series is written by Ellie Boyadzhieva of the South-West University of Blagoevgrad in Bulgaria. She describes a prominent revolutionary novel from the Bulgarian tradition whose enduring popularity is felt to this day. In Distant Reading Recommends, an Action member introduces a novel, published between 1850 and 1920, from one of […]

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Methods & Tools: a Report on the Distant Reading Training School

This guest post, written by Monika Barget, project manager at the Centre for Digital Humanities, Maynooth University, Ireland, reports on one of the two recent Distant Reading Training Schools that were held at the inaugural European Association for Digital Humanities Conference in Galway, Ireland. Two of my colleagues from Maynooth University and I attended the COST […]

Distant Reading in China

This guest post was written by Action Member Dr Pieter Francois (WG1 & WG3), Associate Professor in Cultural Evolution at Oxford University. Over the past six months I have been in extensive contact with Professor Tao Wang and his Digital History Centre at Nanjing University, China. Our mutual friend, Simon Mahoney (University College London), who […]

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Information Science and Distant Reading: an Industry Perspective

Following our recent Action meetings in Antwerp, WG2 member and Chief Content Architect at Wolters Kluwer Germany, Christian Dirschl, offered the following thoughts on our project from his perspective as an Information Scientist working in an industrial setting. At the beginning of October, I participated in the meeting of Working Groups 2 and 3 in […]