Book of Abstracts

You can read the full Book of Abstracts here (PDF, 0.5MB). 

Conference programme

Links to the Blackboard Collaborate Ultra sessions are included in the session titles.
09:00 – 10:00 | Opening Keynote 
10:00 – 10:30 | Coffee Break
10:30 – 12:00 | Literary Studies

        Chair: Olga Beloborodova

  • 10.30-11.00: Vanessa Joosen, Lindsey Geybels - Large-scale representations of identity: Using Natural Language Processing to study age in children’s literature
  • 11.00-11.30: Liselotte Van der Gucht, Gunther Martens - Looking through a glass comorbidly. Towards a stylometric estimate of vulnerability in writings by Sylvia Plath and Ingeborg Bachmann
  • 11.30-12.00: Dirk Van Hulle, Pim Verhulst - A Beckett Digital Manuscript Chronology​
​12:00 – 13:00 | Lunch Break
13:00 – 13:30 | BAAHE Thesis Award
13:30 – 15:00 | Linguistic Studies (pt.1)

         Chair: Alena Anishchanka

  • 13.30-14.00: Sarah Budts, Peter Petré - Picturing language: the benefits of Convolutional Neural Networks for historical and linguistic research
  • 14.00-14.30: Marlieke Shaw - Corpus data in diachronic contact linguistics: Anglo-French loan words in Late Middle English 
  • 14.30-15.00: Pauline Jadoulle - Investigating novice academic writing: a crosslinguistic approach to stance ​
15:00 – 15:30 | Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:30 | Linguistic Studies (pt. 2)

         Chair: Jennifer Thewissen 

  • 15.30-16.00: Ward Peeters, Marilize Pretorius - Facebook or fail-book: Exploring ‘community’ in a virtual community of practice
  • 16.00-16.30: Paul Arblaster, Solène Jaspard - Translating (for) Wikipedia in the classroom 
​16:30 – 17:30 | Closing Keynote
  • 16.30-17.15: Jack Grieve - Short texts in Digital Humanities and Investigative Linguistics
  • 17.15-17.30: Closing Remarks