French Literature • Digital Humanities • Literary, Intellectual, & Book History
Papers & Presentations
“A Sheep in Wolff’s Clothing: Émilie du Châtelet among the encyclopédistes”. George Rudé Seminar in French History and Civilisation, Western Sydney University, July 2016.
“Digging into ECCO: Identifying Commonplaces and other Forms of Text Reuse at Scale”, with Clovis Gladstone and Robert Morrissey. Digital Humanities 2016, Kraków, Poland, July 2016.
“The Complexity of Commonplaces: Digging into Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)”, with Clovis Gladstone and Robert Morrissey. Digital Humanities Australasia 2016, University of Tasmania, June 2016.
“Early Modern Information Overload: Commonplaces and Compilations in Eighteenth Century Collections Online”, with Clovis Gladstone, Robert Morrissey, and Mark Olsen. Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities & Computer Science, University of Chicago, Chicago, USA, November 2015.
De L’Encyclopédie de Diderot et d’Alembert à l’Encyclopédie Méthodique : vers une édition numérique”, with Robert Morrissey. 14th International Congress for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ISECS), Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands, July 2015.
“Visualizing Text Alignments: Image Processing Techniques for Locating 18th-Century Commonplaces”, with Alfie Abdul-Rahman, Clovis Gladstone, Mark Olsen, Robert Morrissey, and Min Chen. Digital Humanities 2015, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia, June 2015.
“Reading Algorithms: Critical Approaches to the Computational Mediation of Humanities Resources”, with Mark Olsen. Joint CSDH/SCHN & ACH Digital Humanities Conference 2015, University of Ottawa, Canada, June 2015
“Discourses and Disciplines in the Enlightenment: Topic Modeling the French Encyclopédie”, with Clovis Gladstone and Robert Morrissey. Digital Humanities 2014, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, July 2014.
“Navigating the 18th-Century Republic of Letters: Sequence Alignment as a Method for Scalable Reading in Large Text Corpora”, Digital Humanities Australasia 2014, University of Western Australia, March 2014. (slides)
“Close, Distant, and Scalable Reading”, with Martine Wynne. Digital Humanities Summer School. University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, July 2013. (slides)
“Sequence Alignment Applications: from Bio-informatics to Literary Studies”. Digital Research: Crossing over Disciplines. Wolfson College Digital Research Cluster, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, June 2013.
“Intertextuality and Influence in the Age of Enlightenment: Sequence Alignment Applications for Humanities Research”. Digital Humanities 2012, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, July 2012. (abstract) (video)
“Digital Humanities & the Case of Novel Reading”. Writing Literary History Workshop. University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, July 2012.
“The Dangers and Delights of Data Mining”. Digital Humanities Summer School. University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, July 2012. (slides)
“Dangerous Quotations: Citation Strategies in the Encyclopédie“. 20th Annual Society for History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing (SHARP) Conference, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, June 2012.
“Présentation de la correspondance de J.-J. Rousseau dans Electronic Enlightenment”. Seminar: Rousseau et les querelles de son temps. Maison Française d’Oxford – University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, June 2012.
“Data Mining Applications for Literary Research”, Lunchtime Briefings on the Digital Humanities, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, May 2012.
“Names and Games in Voltaire’s Correspondence”, with Nicholas Cronk. Conference: Naming, Re-naming, Un-naming in Early Modern and Enlightenment Culture. University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, November 2011.
“From Machine de Guerre to Machine Learning: Data Mining the Digital Encyclopédie”. International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ISECS) Congress, Graz, Austria, July 2011.
“The Dangers and Delights of Data Mining: A Critical Approach to Machine Learning in the Humanities”. Session: “Digging into Data: Computational Methods of Literary Research.” Modern Language Association (MLA) Convention, Los Angeles, CA, January 2011.
“The Dictionary in Print and in the Cloud”. Roundtable participant. Modern Language Association (MLA) Convention, Los Angeles, CA, January 2011.
“Encyclopedic Intertextuality: Identifying Intertextual Relationships in the Encyclopédie using Sequence Alignment”. Conference: Knowledge Production, Technology, and Cultural Change: The Digital Encyclopédie. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, April 2009.
“Exploring Enlightenment: Machine Learning and Text Mining in the Encyclopédie” with Robert Voyer. Conference: The Encyclopédie of Diderot and d’Alembert: A Project for Enlightenment. University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, March 2008.
“The Ontology of the Encyclopédie: Knowledge Classification and Text Mining the French Enlightenment”, with Robert Voyer. Modern Language Association (MLA) Convention, Chicago, IL, December 2007.
“Mining Eighteenth Century Ontologies: Machine Learning and Knowledge Classification in the Encyclopédie“, with Russell Horton, Robert Morrissey, Mark Olsen, and Robert Voyer. Digital Humanities 2007, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, June 2007.