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Prof. dr. K.H. (Karina) van Dalen-Oskam

Computational Literary Studies (chair in co-operation with The Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands)
Faculty of Humanities
Capaciteitsgroep Nederlandse Letterkunde
Photographer: Jeroen Oerlemans

Visiting address
  • Spuistraat 134
Postal address
  • Postbus 1637
    1000 BP Amsterdam
Contact details
  • CV


    Karina van Dalen-Oskam is professor of Computational literary studies at the University of Amsterdam. She is also research leader of the department of Textual scholarship & literary studies at the Huygens institute for the History of the Netherlands in The Hague. In her research, she applies methods and techniques as developed in the digital humanies. She teaches courses and tutorials in computational literary studies, acts as adviser to other researchers, and oversees PhD-students, e.g. in the project The Riddle of Literary Quality.


    Her inaugural lecture, De stijl van R (The style of R),  1 February 2013, is available at


    More information about Karina and her publcations can be found at her personal website at Huygens ING.

  • Publications


    • de Does, J., Depuydt, K., van Dalen-Oskam, K., & Marx, M. (2017). Namescape: Named Entity Recognition from a Literary Perspective. In J. Odijk, & A. van Hessen (Eds.), Clarin in the Low Countries (pp. 361-370). Ubiquity Press. [details]


    • Martinez-Ortiz, C., Koolen, M., Buschenhenke, F., & van Dalen-Oskam, K. (2015). Beyond the Book: Linking Books to Wikipedia. In Proceedings, 11th IEEE International Conference on eScience: 31 August-4 September 2015, Munich, Germany (pp. 12-21). Los Alamitos, California: IEEE Computer Society. [details]


    • van Dalen-Oskam, K., de Does, J., Marx, M., Sijaranamual, I., Depuydt, K., Verheij, B., & Geirnaert, V. (2014). Named Entity Recognition and Resolution for Literary Studies. Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands Journal, 4, 121-136. [details]


    • Van Zundert, J. J., Van den Heuvel, C., Brumfield, B., Van Dalen-Oskam, K., Franzini, G., Sahle, P., ... Terras, M. (2013). Text Theory, Digital Document, and the Practice of Digital Editions. In Digital Humanities 2013: Conference Abstracts : University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA, 16-19 July 2013 (pp. 59-62). Lincoln, NE: Center for Digital Research in the Humanities. [details]


    • van Dalen-Oskam, K., & Kuiper, W. (2008). Vertalingen uit het Middelnederlands van het handschrift 10 B 21. In C. A. Chavannes-Mazel (Ed.), Maerlants Rijmbijbel in Museum Meermanno: de kracht van woorden, de pracht van beelden (pp. 31-161, verspreid). Den Haag: Museum Meermanno-Westreenianum. [details]


    • van Dalen-Oskam, K. H. (2013). De stijl van R. (Oratiereeks; No. 460). Vossiuspers UvA. [details]


    • Koolen, C. W. (2018). Reading beyond the female: The relationship between perception of author gender and literary quality. [details]
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  • Ancillary activities
    • Huygens ING KNAW