1st Annual Conference of Computational Literary Studies


Darmstadt 2022

Note that all times are CEST (UTC+2)

Venue: TU Darmstadt

Local Organizer: fortext lab at Digital Humanities Darmstadt

Registration: Registration is open until May 15, 2022. Please send an email with your name, affiliation and the way you want to participate (on-site / online) to conference@jcls.io

Contact: conference@jcls.io

Hashtag: #CCLS2022

Conference Programme

Wednesday | June 1, 2022

1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. | Session 1

  • Opening
  • Judith Brottrager*, Annina Stahl, Arda Arslan, Ulrik Brandes, Thomas Weitin: Modeling and Predicting Literary Reception – A Data-Rich Approach to Literary Historical Reception
  • Marijn Koolen, Julia Neugarten, Peter Boot*: ›This book makes me happy and sad and I love it‹ – A Rule-based Model for Extracting Reading Impact from English Book Reviews

2:45 p.m to 4:15 p.m. | Session 2

  • Leonard Konle*, Anton Ehrmanntraut, Thora Hagen, Fotis Jannidis, Simone Winko, Merten Kröncke: Modeling and Measuring Short Text Similarities – On the Multi-Dimensional Differences between German Poetry of Realism and Modernism
  • Chiara Palladino*, Farnoosh Shamsian, Tariq Yousef: Using Parallel Corpora to Evaluate Translations of Ancient Greek Literary Texts
  • Keli Du, Julia Dudar*, Christof Schöch: Evaluation of Measures of Distinctiveness – Classification of Literary Texts on the Basis of Distinctive Words

4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. | Session 3

  • Almas Abdibayev*, Daniel Rockmore, Yohei Igarashi, Allen Riddell: Limericks and Computational Poetics: The Minimal Pairs Framework – Computational Challenges for Poetic Analysis and Synthesis
  • Melanie Andresen, Benjamin Krautter, Janis Pagel, Nils Reiter*: Who Knows What in German Dramas? A Composite Annotation Scheme for Knowledge Transfer – Annotation, Evaluation, and Analysis

7:00 p.m. | joint dinner

Thursday | June 2, 2022

9:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. | Session 4

  • Anna Mareike Weimer*, Florian Barth, Tillmann Dönicke, Luisa Gödeke, Hanna Varachkina, Anke Holler, Caroline Sporleder, Benjamin Gittel: The (In-)Consistency of Literary Concepts – Formalising, Annotating and Detecting Literary Comment
  • Julian Schröter*, Keli Du: Validating Topic Modeling as a Method of Analyzing Sujet and Theme
  • Evelyn Gius*, Michael Vauth: Towards an Event Based Plot Model – A Computational Narratology Approach

11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | Session 5

  • Heejoung Shin*, Ted Underwood: Using Word2Vec to Measure the Positive Sentiment Towards the Term “Queer” in Virginia Woolf
  • Yvonne Völkl*, Sanja Saric, Martina Scholger: Topic Modeling for the Identification of Gender-specific Knowledge – Virtues and Vices in French and Spanish 18th Century Periodicals
  • Closing discussion and farewell