Jessie Labov

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Jessie Labov is a Resident Fellow in the Center for Media, Data and Society, as well as the Director of Academic and Institutional Development at McDaniel College Budapest. At CEU, she worked as a member of the Digital Humanities Initiative, and the Text Analysis Across Disciplines Initiative.  Recent publishing projects include a co-edited volume with Friederike Kind-Kovacs, Samizdat, Tamizdat and Beyond: Transnational Media During and After Socialism (Berghahn 2013), and a monograph entitled Transatlantic Central Europe: Contesting Geography and Redefining Culture Beyond the Nation (CEU Press 2019). In addition to writing on Polish film, Yugoslav popular culture, and Central European Jewish identity, she has also worked on a variety of digital humanities projects concerned with issues of canon formation, text mining, and visualizing the receptive pathways of literary journals. Courses at CEU: Beyond Illustration: New Approaches to Research and Teaching with the Digital Humanities (Fall 2017); Data Collection and Curation (University-Wide Course, Fall 2017); Mining History: Digital Practices in Humanities Research (Winter 2018); Introduction to Text Analysis from Close Reading to Machine Learning and Applied Text Analysis from Close Reading to Machine Learning (University-Wide Methods Course, Fall 2018). In Janaury 2021 she will co-direct the 2nd year of the CEU Summer University Course Cultures of Dissent in Eastern Europe (1945-1989): Research Approaches in the Digital Humanities - Online.


PhD, Comparative Literature, New York University
M.A., Comparative Literature, New York University
B.A., Literature, Harvard University

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