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Voyant-tools.org is a free, web-based suite of tools that enables a range of textual analysis techniques. Used imaginatively, it can guide inquiries into author attribution, semantic biases, and writing style. In this session we’ll apply Voyant’s features to different kinds of texts, discussing the nature of textuality and how to combine digital textual analysis with traditional close reading, and end with an introduction to topic modeling. Along the way we’ll investigate how to use textual analysis and tools like Voyant in classroom assignments and your own research projects.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
11:00am - 12:30pm
Digital Studio Room 205
Chestnut Hill Campus
Digital Scholarship
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Sarah Melton
Stephen Sturgeon
Digital Scholarship