Data Stories: Analyzing and Visualizing Textual Narratives


One-day workshop
sponsored by It-vest


17 May 2024, 10:00– 16:00
Check in and coffee available from 9:00


Odense Adelige Jomfrukloster
– Auditoriet in the red building
Albani Torv 6
5000 Odense C.


The aim of this one-day digital humanities workshop is to bring together researchers and scholars from history, cultural studies, literacy studies, and computer science to explore the innovative applications of cutting-edge methodologies in humanities studies. This immersive event is designed to spark enlightening discussions, foster interdisciplinary collaborations, and equip attendees with invaluable tools to unlock the potential of textual analysis and visualization.

Topics and speakers include:

  • From unearthing to mapping: toward an holistic digital approach to historical texts: Aglae Pizzone, Professor, Department of Culture and Language, SDU
  • Visual Storytelling for Text Re-use Analytics: Stefan Jänicke, Professor, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, SDU
  • Detecting text-reuse in the works of Hans Christian Andersen:
    • Zhiru Sun, Associate Professor, Department of Design, Media, and Educational Science
    • Tariq Yousef, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
    • Holger Berg, Special Consultant, The Hans Christian Andersen Center
  • Poster sessions involved scholars from various fields

Open call for posters

There is an open call for posters encouraging students and faculty to showcase their innovative digital humanities work. Read more on and submit before May 6th.

Who should attend:

  • Researchers and scholars in humanities disciplines
  • Educators interested in integrating digital tools in humanities courses
  • Students passionate about exploring the intersection of technology and humanities

Organizing committee:

Zhiru Sun, Tariq Yousef, and Holger Berg

Workshop details

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9:00 am - 4:00 pm

5000 Odense C, Denmark


Digital Humanities Lab Denmark

Aarhus University
Jens Chr. Skous Vej 4
DK-8000 Aarhus C