Workshop Intensive Training «Finding Metaphor in Discourse»

We are pleased to announce a new RaAM-endorsed event!

On 8 and 9 November, 2018, the Digital Humanities Lab Basel of the Universität Basel (Switzerland) will host a workshop Workshop Intensive Training «Finding Metaphor in Discourse».

Specifically, this workshop is concerned with manual and algorithmic approaches to metaphor. Day 1 of the workshop consists of a tutorial on manual metaphor annotation by means of MIPVU, a hands-on report on vector-based metaphor detection, and a lecture on human vs machine translations. Day 2 of the workshop features a tutorial that introduces an annotation environment for text analysis, and a lecture on the scope of digital text annotation.

MA and PhD students interested in participating in the workshop can apply by sending a a short motivation letter to the organizer, dr. Berenike Herrmann. Deadline: 10 October 2018.

More information can be found here.