MemberElise Takehana


Nice Outsides: Suicide Notes, an anagram and stylometry project

Digital Archive: “Robert Cormier: The John Fitch IV columns”

Article: “Expressive Algorithms and Formulaic Expressions”

Article: “Nature of Randomness in Marc Sapporta’s Composition No. 1”


Twisted Intimacy: Disturbing Perversions and Genuine Warmth a digital arc…

Elise Takehana (Ph.D., English, University of Florida) is an Associate Professor of English Studies and Co-Coordinator of the Center for Faculty Scholarship. Her research interests include media studies, digital humanities, aesthetics, electronic literature, and modern and contemporary literature. She also has a nascent interest in stylometry, distant reading, and computational linguistics.

MemberLaura Hernández Lorenzo

Laura Hernández Lorenzo is postdoctoral researcher in Digital Humanities at POSTDATA project. Her PhD, titled “Los textos poéticos de Fernando de Herrera: aproximaciones desde la Estilística de corpus y la Estilometría” -that is, “The Poetic Works by Fernando de Herrera: Corpus Stylistics and Stylometry approaches”-, focuses on Fernando de Herrera’s poetry using methodologies from Philology and Textual Criticism as well as Digital Humanities, specially Computational Stylistics and Stylometry. She has participated in diverse conferences on Digital Humanities, Corpus Linguistics and Corpus Stylistics in Europe. In addition, she does some research on Gender Studies and has focused on nineteenth century adultery novel and the works by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.

MemberBill Pascoe

Bill Pascoe is a Digital Humanities specialist and is currently the System Architect on Time Layered Cultural Map, a national digital humanities mapping infrastructure project. He has worked with the Centre For 21st Century Humanities and the Centre for Literary and Linguistic Computing at the University of Newcastle, Australia (Awabakal). He has been a leader and contributor in innovative and high impact DH and eResearch projects, including the Colonial Frontier Massacres project, the EMWRN archive, ELDTA endangered languages, IA stylometry software, Virtual Biobank 3D medical image processing and eWater. He has software development experience across finance, water engineering, science, health and humanities and an education in English, creative writing, semiotics and philosophy.

MemberYoojung Choi

…    “Scandalous or Pious? Rethinking the Networks of Women Writers in 1690-1740 with Stylometry and Gephi,” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Denver, CO. Mar 2019.
     “Selling Wonders: Penelope Aubin’s Traveling Heroines and Transcultural Encounters,” Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Niagara Falls, Ontario. October 2018.

Yoojung Choi is a Ph.D. candidate. Her research interest centers around eighteenth-century British women writers, travel literature, authorship, and bodily labor.

MemberLinda Spinazzè

My research interests focus on digital humanities (especially scholarly editing and archiving/management of digital collections), late latin/medieval literature, methods for stylometrical analysis. In 2015 I took part  to the Irish project Letters 1916 as a Marie Skłowdowska-Curie Fellow in the Digital Scholarly Editions Initial Training (DiXiT) Network, an Action funded by the European Commission’s 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development. Currently I am based at the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice where I am working in Economics Library as curator of digital collections.

MemberThomas C. Messerli

… European Summer University in Digital Humanities 2019: “Culture and Technology (ESU 2019), University of Leipzig, Germany.
Workshop “Neural Networks and NLP”, 23.–27.7.2019.
Workshop “Stylometry”, 29.7.–2.8.2019.
06/2019 – Corpus Linguistics Summer School 2019, University of Birmingham, England
02/2013–01/2018 – Doctorate “Repetition in Telecinematic Humour: How US …

I am a researcher and lecturer in English linguistics and Digital humanities at the University of Basel, as well as a Lecturer in English at the FHNW’s school of education. My current research interests are English subtitles and timed comments of/to Korean Drama, Comments on Reddit’s Change My View subreddit, online book reviews, memes, pragmatic approaches to audiovisual translation, English language competence testing.