General Meeting at May 31st 2022 in Darmstadt

The DFG Priority Programme Computational Literary Studies will hold a public General Meeting at May 31st 2022. All project in the programme will present themselves and their work. The event will take place the day before the 1st Annual Conference of Computational Literary Studies in the Lichtenberghaus in Darmstadt. The event is open for public audience and everyone interested is invited to attend the presentations, ask questions and participate in the discussion.


13:00 - 14:00 Session 1

  • Christof Schöch: Zeta and Company. Measures of Distinctiveness for Computational Literary Studies

  • Katrin Dennerlein, Christian Wolff: Emotions in Drama

  • Fotis Jannidis, Simone Winko: The beginnings of modern poetry - Modeling literary history with text similarities

14:30 - 15:30 Session 2

  • Nils Reiter: Quantitative Drama Analytics: Tracking Character Knowledge (Q:TRACK)

  • Robert Jäschke, Steffen Martus: What matters? Key passages in literary works

  • Christian Biemann, Evelyn Gius: Evaluating Events in Narrative Theory (EvENT)

16:00 - 17:00 Session 3

  • Arthur M. Jacobs, Gerhard Lauer, Berenike Herrmann, Jana Lüdtke: Advanced sentiment analysis for understanding affective-aesthetic responses to literary texts: A computational and experimental psychology approach to children’s literature

  • Anke Holler, Caroline Sporleder, Benjamin Gittel: Structuring Literature: Variants and Functions of Reflective Passages in Narrative Fiction

  • Joachim Denzler, Sophie Marshall: Anomaly-based large-scale analysis of style and genre reflected in the use of stylistic devices in medieval literature

17:30 - 18:10 Session 4

  • Janina Jacke, Jonas Kuhn: Computer-aided Analysis of Unreliability and Truth in Fiction – Interconnecting and Operationalizing Narratology (CAUTION)

  • Thomas Weitin, Ulrik Brandes: Relating the Unread. Network Models in Literary History


If you want to join us, please register until June 6th per Email to SPP2207(at)