Gender and Stylistics
- This video features Laura Mandell (Professor of English and Director of the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture at Texas A&M University) discussing the flawed binary nature of stylometric algorithms used to detect gender and illustrates these flaws by discussing the work of Mary Wollstonecraft.
- Prof., Mandell, Laura, Texas A&M University, U.S.A
- Bionote: Laura received a BA in English and French from the University of New Mexico; MA in English from Cornell University and PhD in English from Cornell University. Laura is currently a Professor in English and the Director of the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media and Culture at Texas A&M University. Her research interests include Eighteenth-Century literature, British Romantic literature and Digital Humanities. She is the author of "Misogynous Economies: The Business of literature in Eighteen-Century Britain" (1999) and general editor of The Poetess Archive. Her current research involves developing new methods for visualising poetry, developing software that will allow all scholars to deep-code documents for data mining and improving OCR software for early modern and Eighteenth-Century texts via high performance and cluster computing.
- Mr., MacCaba, Fionntán- An Foras Feasa, Maynooth University, Production, Editing
- Dr., Papadopoulos, Konstantinos - An Foras Feasa, Maynooth University, Questions, Recording, Production, Metadata
- Mr., Rooney, Neale - An Foras Feasa, Maynooth University, Questions, Recording
- Prof., Schreibman, Susan - An Foras Feasa, Maynooth University, Questions, Production
- Miss., Greene, Sinéad - An Foras Feasa, Maynooth University, Metadata
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- Place of Recording:
- Publication: 27th June 2017, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1_ANz7FH4w
- Undergraduates; Postgraduates; Scholars
- Lecturers; Teachers
- Academia; Digital Humanists; Feminists; General Interest; Literary Scholars; Historians
- Language Main: English
- Language Transcription: No
- Language Subtitles: N/A
- 4. Processing > 4.1. Analyzing > 4.1.17. Interpreting
- 4. Processing > 4.1. Analyzing > 4.1.13. Evaluating
- 4. Processing > 4.5. Producing > 4.5.1. Authoring > 4.5.2. Composing > 4.5.3. Designing
- Academia; Gender; Stylistic Analysis; Feminism; Literature; Humanities; Gender
Bucholtz, Mary. “Theories of Discourse as Theories of Gender: Discourse Analysis in Language and Gender Studies”. The Handbook of Language and Gender Ed. Janet Holmes and Miriam Meyerhoff. John Wiley & Sons, 2008. Print.
Mandell, Laura C. “Gendering Digital Literary History.” A New Companion to Digital Humanities. Ed. Susan Schreibman, Ray Siemens, and John Unsworth. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2015. Print.
Savonick, Danica, and Cathy N. Davidson. “Gender Bias in Academe: An Annotated Bibliography of Important Recent Studies.” LSE Impact Blog. 8.3.2017. Web.
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