DigiDoc Seminar “Editing and analysing Early Modern News” – Thursday, April 22, 2021

seminario digidoc
  • Day: Thursday, April 22, 2021
  • Time: 5:00 pm (Spanish time zone; GMT + 1)
  • Place: UPF Collaborate Room


  • 5:00pm-5:10pm: Opening by Professor Javier Díaz-Noci 

  • 5:10pm-5:30pm: Professor Nicholas Brownless, Università Degli Studi di Firenza, Italy. 
    Creating a digitised corpus and wondering what to do with it: Reflections on the Compilation and Use of the Florence Early English Newspapers Corpus (FEEN)

  • 5:30pm-5:50pm: Professor Joad Raymond, Queen Mary University, London. 
    Managing big data in Early Modern news

  • 5:50pm-6:10pm: Doctor Paul Firbas, Stony Brooks University, New York. 
    Editing and Annotating the First Newspaper from the Americas: Lessons from the Contreras´s Transatlantic Print Shop in Lima, 1700-1711

  • 6:10pm-6:30pm: Doctor Carmen Espejo-Cala, University of Seville. 
    Analyzing form and style in Early Modern news books and gazettes

  • 6:30pm: Debate and closing remarks.  

The organization ask the attendees leave their microphones on mute for the duration of the presentations. Attendees can request a certificate of attendance at ugacom@upf.edu 

Access to the online seminar