As a feminist, I know that making canons is not necessarily a good thing. However, we also cannot do without them. We need to teach our children, we need works by smarter people than us (at least in fields we… Lees verder in Canon for my daughter
Niña Weijers heeft de Van der Hoogtprijs gewonnen, een aanmoedigingsprijs voor debutanten. Dat zul jij wel mooi vinden, zullen de mensen denken die mij een beetje kennen. Een vrouw, die iets literairs wint! En dat klopt. (Hoewel helaas een witte… Lees verder in Hoera! Geen persoonlijke voorvallen, geen plot!
If you understand Dutch, you might have seen Zomergasten with journalist and mathematician Ionica Smeets in August. Zomergasten (‘Summer guests’) is a tv programme in which a famous Dutch person shows her or his favorite visual fragments (tv, film, recorded… Lees verder in On being crazy about your trade – Digital Humanities 2014
My research is liaised with a larger project called The Riddle of Literary Quality. In this project two fellow PhD candidates (Andreas van Cranenburgh and Kim Jautze) and I conduct research to find out what makes readers value some types… Lees verder in The syntactical complexity of chick lit
I could never have dreamed that high heels would get me into an academic workshop, but they did. The paper my fellow PhD candidates and I wrote for the 2013 Computational Linguistics for Literature workshop, From high heels to weed… Lees verder in From high heels to weed attics