Lectures on Digital Humanities

The first lecture

Digital Humanities from the perspective of linguistics: a fad, a method, a theory or a modern paradigm?

prof. dr hab. Adam Pawłowski, UWr

Prof. dr. hab. Adam Pawłowski
26 May 2017, 12 noon
Instytut Filologii Polskiej UWr, pl. Nankiera 15b
Room 22

The paper will attempt to define Digital Humanities and their scope from the perspective of a linguist. As well as theoretical considerations concerning Digital Humanities, examples of digital projects of Polish language processing will be discussed, including Słowosieć, Spokes, ChronoPress.

prof. dr hab. Adam Pawłowski, UWr

Prof. Adam Pawłowski graduated from Wrocław University of Science and Technology (Faculty of Computer Science and Management, 1985) and the University of Wrocław (Faculty of Letters, French studies, 1989). He received his doctoral degree from the University of Lausanne (1996) and obtained his habilitation from the University of Warsaw (2002). He has been a full professor since 2012. Professor Pawłowski is the author of three books and over one hundred research articles on topics bridging exact sciences and humanities. He has particular interest in quantitative language research, corpus linguistics, Polish language policy, media language, as well as automatic text and information processing. Today, in these fields of research, academics utilise methods of Digital Humanities. Professor Pawłowski has been involved in numerous research projects associated with language policy, text engineering, and corpus linguistics, amongst others. He collaborates on a regular basis with the CLARIN-PL and DARIAH-PL consortia. He has been employed at the University of Wrocław since 1991 (currently at the Institute of Library and Information Science).


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