Potentials and Limits of Stylometry for Early Modern Texts in Romance Languages, Trier October 10th 2023

The Workshop was organised by Dr. Simon Dagenais and Dr. Joëlle Weis, in a collaboration between the Chair of Early Modern History of the University of Trier and the Center of Digital Humanities of the University of Trier.

9:00-9:15: Simon Dagenais and Joëlle Weiss (University of Trier)  Welcome word and short presentation of the participants

9:15-9:45:  Simon Dagenais (University of Trier) OCR Problems and Stylometrical Analysis of the Pamphlets of the Pro-Maupeou Pamphlets

9:45-10:15:  Antonina Martynenko (University of Tartu and University of Trier) : Stylometric analysis of the multi-authored Galerie Universelle (1787).

10:15-10:45: Matthew McDonald (University of Trier)  From Style to Stylometry: A Sociolinguistic Analysis of International French, c. 1650-1800

10:45-11:00: Pause

11:00-11:45: Julia Röttgermann and Johanna Konstanciak (University of Trier) : Decoding Literary Signatures: Stylometric Insights into Authorship Attribution in 18th Century French Novels

11:45-12:15: Artjoms Šeļa (Institute of Polish Language, Polish Academy of Sciences) : Towards the causal framework for stylometry

12:15-12:45: Julian Csapo (University of Trier) : Diderot’s Contributions to the Histoire des deux Indes: A stylometric analysis