#DHDS Symposium keynote: Dr. Berenike Herrmann (Basel)

GhentCDH welcomes dr. Berenike Herrmann as keynote speaker during the  #DHDS Symposium concluding our Doctoral School Course "Loading: Methods and Approaches in Digital Humanities". The title of her talk is: WYSIWYG? Getting behind the scenes of Digital Humanities research.

Thursday 28 September 2017, Library Lab, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, Rozier 44, 9000 Ghent

Berenike Herrmann is a postdoctoral researcher affiliated with the DHLab at the University of Basel (Switzerland). From March 2011 until August 2017, Berenike Herrmann worked as a postdoc (‘wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin’) at the Department of German Philology at Göttingen University and as a postdoctoral member of the Courant Centre ‘Text structures’. She studied German Language and Literature, Sociology, and Spanish Language and Literature at the University of Göttingen and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Before assuming a position as a PhD student and lecturer at VU University Amsterdam, she was a trainee at the Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology Leipzig, Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology. Berenike Herrmann conducted her doctoral thesis on ‘Metaphor in Academic Discourse’.

Her research interests focus on the empirical study of literature, corpus linguistics, discourse linguistics, psycholinguistics, discourse and text processing, metaphor studies and the development of narrative skills in children.