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Prof. Dr. Thomas Weitin

German Studies - Digital Literary Studies


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fax +49 6151 16-57411

Work S3|13 210
Institute of Linguistics and Literary Studies
Residenzschloss 1
64283 Darmstadt

Recent Publications

Weitin, Thomas, Thomas Fabian, Anastasia Glawion, Judith Brottrager and Zsofia Pilz: Is Badfiction Processed Differently by the Human Brain? An Electrophysical Study on Reading Experienc. In: Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 17 (26. January 2024). (Open-Access)

Weitin, Thomas, Jill Bühler, Judith Brottrager, Anastasia Glawion and Joël Doat: Autorschaft und Literarische Kommunikation in Fanfiction-Portalen Harry Potter auf Zeitschrift für Literaturwissenschaft und Linguistik 53 (2023). (Open-Access)

Weitin, Thomas, Simon Päpcke, Katharina Herget, Anastasia Glawion, Simon Päpcke and Ulrik Brandes: Reading at Scale. A Digital Analysis of German Novellas from the 19th Century. In: Birgit Schneider u. a. (Hg.): Mixing Methods Practical Insights from the Humanities in the Digital Age. Bielefeld: Bielefeld University Press 2023 (= Digital Humanities Research 7), S. 63–78. (Open-Access)

Brottrager, Judith, Annina Stahl, Arda Arslan, Ulrik Brandes and Thomas Weitin: Modeling and Predicting Literary Reception. A Data-Rich Approach to Literary Historical Reception.In: Journal of Computational Literary Studies 1, Nr. 1 (November 2022): 1–27. (Open-Access)

Thomas Weitin: Thomas Weitin: Digitale Literaturgeschichte. Eine Versuchsreihe mit sieben Experimenten, Berlin, Heidelberg 2022. (freier Zugang per eduroam / Uni-VPN).

Consultation hours

Consultation hours take place on Thursdays from 12.30 to 13.15 pm.

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Management assistance
Heike Mantwill

+49 6151 16 57394

Student affairs (e.g. note entry)
Florian Ostertag (Study Coordinator / Study Guidance)