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Data, data, data. Why Katherine Bode’s new piece is so important and why it gets so much wrong about the field

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Katherine Bode has written an excellent new piece asking us to reflect more on the data we use for computational literary studies. Her argument is that many of the current View Original

Hold on Tight

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by Licia Canton I recall spending summers in my hometown of Cavarzere, near Venice, as a child. The first day of my vacation was usually spent getting View Original

A winning team

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Congratulations to NovelTM team members Geoffrey Rockwell (Alberta) and Stéfan Sinclair (McGill) on receiving the Outstanding Achievement Award for Computing in the Arts and Humanities at the 2017 Canadian Society View Original

Granville Island Public Market

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A short walk and one bridge away from my apartment is Vancouver’s Granville Island Public Market. So when the Culinary Historians of Canada chose “markets” as this month’s topic for View Original

Text-mining under the Texas sun

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In December, PhD student Jérémie Pelletier-Gagnon (University of Alberta) exchanged snow for sun along with many text-mining ideas and tricks of the trade during his visit with Prof Laura Mandell View Original