Penn Libraries Text Analysis Research Community

WORD LAB is an interest group at Penn Libraries focused on text analysis in all disciplines. Unless announced otherwise on our listserv, we meet every Wednesday 2-3:30pm in 526 Van Pelt (East Asian Seminar Room, 5th Floor).

We have an approximately three-week rotating schedule:

See our current schedule on our Facebook page. For more information or to join our mailing list, please email Molly Des Jardin at University of Pennsylvania Libraries.

Upcoming Events:

Previous Schedules:

Spring 2016

March 1: Mark Ravina, Emory University

March 8: Benjamin Mangrum, Davidson College

March 15: Article discussion - Underwood, Ted; Sellers, Jordan (2015): How Quickly Do Literary Standards Change? and related blog post

March 22: Python NLTK session - Chapter 2 (see our progress so far)

March 29: The Early Novels Database Project presentation

April 5: Article discussion TBA

April 12: Python NLTK session

April 19: Liz Rodrigues, Temple University

April 26: Article discussion TBA

May 3: Python NLTK session