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CDH Open Series: 

Platform: Zoom

Distance and Depth, Computers and Close Reading

Speaker: Martin Paul Eve

Professor of Literature, Technology and Publishing, Birkbeck, University of London.

Martin Eve will discuss his book ‘Close Reading with Computers’, which challenges the assumptions about the proper scale for distant reading, explores the relationship between computational analysis and other forms of interpretation and opens up new questions for the future of computational humanities. 
 
Discussants will include Ryan Heuser
Formerly of Stanford Literary Lab, and junior research fellow at King’s College Cambridge and others TBA. 
 
Chair: Caroline Bassett, CDH Director, Cambridge. 
 
The introduction to Martin Eve’s book Close Reading with Computers is available here and would be helpful to read before the event. 
 
Please email Karen Herbane at CDH to register for the event. 
 
Date: 
Wednesday, 27 May, 2020 - 16:00 to 17:30
Event location: 
Online event