New Publication

“Digitale Literaturgeschichte. Eine Versuchsreihe mit sieben Experimenten” by Thomas Weitin, TU Darmstadt With digital methods, we see literary history in its fullest form – analyses of large amounts of text confront the scholarly canon of mostly male authors with works … Continue reading

Out now: LitLab Pamphlet #8

In the new pamphlet, Evelyn Gius designs a description model for the complexity of computational text analysis. The text is only available in German, but the English translation will be available soon.

Thomas Weitin remains at TU Darmstadt

Thomas Weitin, founder of the Digital Humanities Cooperation and part of the Executive Board, received a call as chair for Digital Humanities and German Literature at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen. He rejected the call to remain with the Technical University of … Continue reading

LitLab Pamphlet #3 is out now!

The new LitLab pamphlet by Bent Gebert “The Global and the Singular. The intermediate Layers of Cultural Studies” is now availible in both English and German. Enjoy!

(German) Workshop mit Massimo Salgaro

The Digital Humanities Center is delighted to announce a workshop with Dr. habil. Massimo Salgaro (Verona/Frankfurt-M.) on 22 January, 2016. Massimo Salgaro currently conducts a project on the moral dimension of literary empathy and will give a talk about his … Continue reading

Conference report — “Scalable Reading”

The first conference of the Digital Humanities Center was entitled “Scalable Reading. Paul Heyse’s Deutscher Novellenschatz between close reading and macroanalysis” and took place on June 4-5, 2015 in the Seeburg on Lake Constance. The participants presented research projects conducted … Continue reading

Gender and writing style

Is there a female writing? The B.A. thesis by student researcher Cornelius Eggert provides interesting insights on the relation of gender and style in the Deutscher Novellenschatz.

study group LiNA

Since the beginning of May the study group LiNA began its existence focusing on character network analysis in the Deutscher Novellenschatz. Over the course of three semesters their research will result into two Bachelor theses in German Literature and one … Continue reading

Preparation for the Iser-Lecture

In preparation for Franco Moretti’s talk at the Iser-Lecture and the workshop afterwards an extra Master’s seminar will be offered. Albrecht Koschorke, Marcus Twellmann and Thomas Weitin will teach one class each.

About the Center

In March 2014 the research initiative Digital Humanties Center was founded to coordinate the various projects in this field at the University of Konstanz.