The Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics (Slavic Program) and
the Program in Interdisciplinary Humanities (Digital Humanities Program) welcome:
Prof. David Birnbaum (University of Pittsburgh)
“Meter, Rhythm, Rhyme: Teaching a Computer to Read Poetry”
Monday, March 6, 2017
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
The Center for Global Engagement, Room 2600
Refreshments will be served. This talk is open to the public.
Prof. Birnbaum is Chair of the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh. The author of numerous articles, book chapters, and editions, Prof. Birnbaum specializes in Digital Humanities, historical linguistics and medieval Slavic manuscripts. In 2015 he received the Marin Drinov medal from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences for his contributions to scholarship. In 2013 he received an award from the American
Association for Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages for his contributions to teaching.