About

Laura Hernández Lorenzo holds a PhD in Spanish Literature, and is a member of “Poesía Andaluza del Siglo de Oro” Group (HUM241). She currently holds the position of Margarita Salas postdoc at the University of Seville. As part of her postdoctoral training, she worked as researcher in Digital Humanities at POSTDATA project, and as Postdoctoral Fellow of the project “Large-Scale Text Analysis and Methodological Foundations of Computational Stylistics” (SONATA-BIS 2017/26/E/HS2/01019) and Assistant professor at the Polish Academy of Sciences (IJP-PAN). Her PhD, titled “Los textos poéticos de Fernando de Herrera: aproximaciones desde la Estilística de corpus y la Estilometría” -that is, “The Poetic Works by Fernando de Herrera: Corpus Stylistics and Stylometry approaches”-, focuses on Fernando de Herrera’s poetry using methodologies from Philology and Textual Criticism as well as Digital Humanities, specially Computational Stylistics and Stylometry. She has participated in diverse conferences on Digital Humanities, Corpus Linguistics and Corpus Stylistics in Europe. Her PhD has been awarded as Best Digital Humanities Dissertation by BBVA and the Spanish Association of Digital Humanities.

Education

Universidad de Sevilla
PhD in Spanish Literature / Doctorado en Literatura Española
2015 – 2020

Universidad de Sevilla

Universidad de Sevilla
MA in Linguistics, Literature and Cultural Studies / Máster Estud. Lingüísticos, Literarios y Cult.
2014 – 2015

Universidad de Sevilla

Universidad de Sevilla
MA in Education / Máster en Profesorado de ESO, Bach., FP y Enseñanza de Idiomas (MAES)
2013 – 2014

Universidad de Sevilla

Universidad de Sevilla
BA in Spanish Philology / Grado en Filología Hispánica
2009 – 2013

Other Publications

Hernández Lorenzo, Laura. “Romances de juventud de Lope de Vega. Ed. Antonio Sánchez Jiménez (Madrid, Cátedra, 2015)”. Atalanta. Revista de las Letras Barrocas, 3/2, 2015, pp. 88-89.

URL: http://www.revistaatalanta.com/index.php/ARLB/article/view/55/50

Hernández Lorenzo, Laura, “Locura, transgresión y destino: Jane Eyre y Ana Ozores” en Martín Clavijo, Milagros et al. (ed.), Locas. Escritoras y personajes femeninos cuestionando las normas. Sevilla: ArCiBel Editores, 2015, pp. 823-830. ISBN: 978-84-15335-66-5.

Hernández Lorenzo, Laura, “The Poetic Word of Fernando de Herrera. An Approach through Corpus and Computational Linguistics” en Moreno, Ortiz, Antonio y Pérez-Hernández, Chantal (eds.), CILC 2016. 8th International Conference on Corpus Linguistics. EPiC Series in Language and Linguistics, 1, 2016, pp. 170-180. ISSN: 2398-5283.

URL: http://www.easychair.org/publications/paper/The_Poetic_Word_of_Fernando_de_Herrera_An_Approach_Through_Corpus_And_Computational_Linguistics

Hernández Lorenzo, Laura. “Dido: el personaje virgiliano y su transmisión en la literatura española” en Philologia Hispalensis 29/1-2, 2015, pp. 51-65.

URL:http://institucional.us.es/revistas/philologia/29_1_2/Vol%2029%20%282015%29%2003_HernandezLorenzo.pdf

Hernández Lorenzo, Laura. “Nueva luz para la problemática de Versos: una aproximación a su léxico desde las Humanidades Digitales y los estudios de corpus” en Montero, Juan y Pedro Ruiz Pérez (coords.), De Herrera. Estudios reunidos en el IV centenario de Versos (1619). Sevilla: Editorial Universidad de Sevilla, 2021, pp. 151-206. ISBN: 978-84-472-3078-5.


Hernández-Lorenzo, L., De Sisto, M., Pérez, Á., de la Rosa, J., Ros, S., & González-Blanco, E. (2021). The Automatic Quantitative Metrical Analysis of Spanish Poetry with Rantanplan: A Preliminary Approach. In P. Plecháč, R. Kolár, A. Bories, & J. Říha (Eds.), Tackling the Toolkit: Plotting Poetry through Computational Literary Studies (pp. 31–42). Prague: ICL CAS. doi: 10.51305/ICL.CZ.9788076580336.03


 


Diez Platas, M. L., Bermúdez, H., Ros, S., González-Blanco, E., Corcho, O., Khalil Gómez, O., Hernández-Lorenzo, L., De Sisto, M., de la Rosa, J., Pérez, Á., Diez, A., & Rodriguez, J. L. (2021). Description of Postdata Poetry Ontology V1.0. In P. Plecháč, R. Kolár, A. Bories, & J. Říha (Eds.), Tackling the Toolkit: Plotting Poetry through Computational Literary Studies (pp. 15–30). Prague: ICL CAS. doi: 10.51305/ICL.CZ.9788076580336.02


De la Rosa, Javier; Pérez, Álvaro; Hernández, Laura; Ros, Salvador; González-Blanco-Elena. “Fast and Accurate Syllabification and Scansion of Spanish Poetry”, Procesamiento del Lenguaje Natural, 65, 2020, 83-90. ISSN: 1135-5948. URL: http://journal.sepln.org/sepln/ojs/ojs/index.php/pln/article/view/6280


DOI: 10.26342/2020-65-10


 


Hernández Lorenzo, Laura. “Humanidades Digitales y Literatura española: 50 años de repaso histórico y panorámica de proyectos representativos”. Janus: estudios sobre el Siglo de Oro, nº9, 2020, pp. 562-595. URL: https://www.janusdigital.es/descargar.htm?id=154


 


Pérez Pozo, Álvaro; De la Rosa, Javier; Salvador; González-Blanco-Elena; Hernández, Laura; De Sisto, Mirella. “A bridge too far for artificial intelligence?: Automatic classification of stanzas in Spanish poetry”. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 2021, http://doi.org/10.1002/asi.24532


 


Laura Hernández-Lorenzo, Aitor Diaz, Alvaro Perez, Salvador Ros, Elena González-Blanco, “Exploring Spanish contemporary song lyrics through Digital Humanities methods: Some thematic and structural properties”, Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, 2021; fqab083, https://doi.org/10.1093/llc/fqab083


 


De la Rosa, J., Pérez, Á., de Sisto, M. et al. Transformers analyzing poetry: multilingual metrical pattern prediction with transfomer-based language models. Neural Comput & Applic (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00521-021-06692-2


 


Hernández-Lorenzo, L. Stylistic Change in Early Modern Spanish Poetry Through Network Analysis (with an Especial Focus on Fernando de Herrera’s Role). Neophilologus (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11061-021-09717-2

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    Memberships

    Member of “Humanidades Digitales Hispánicas. Sociedad Internacional” (‘Spanish Digital Humanities. International Society’) (HDH) (from August 2015).

    Member of “Asociación Española de Lingüística de Corpus” (‘Spanish Association for Corpus Linguistics’) (AELINCO) (from March 2016)

    Member of the Poetics and Linguistics Association (PALA) (from March 2016)

    Member of  “Sociedad de Estudios Medievales y Renacentistas” (‘Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies’) (SEMYR) (from April 2016)

    Member of the European Association for Digital Humanities (EADH) (from May 2016)

     

    Member of “Asociación Internacional Siglo de Oro” (International Association of Golden Age) (AISO) (from October 2016)

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