Collaborations (Lab Papers)

Vicky Svaikovsky, Anne Meisner, Eve Kraicer, and Matthew Sims. Racial Lines: Race, Ethnicity, and Dialogue in 780 Hollywood Films, 1970-2014.



Andrew Piper, Enumerations: Data and Literary Study (Chicago 2018).



Sherif Abuelwafa, Sara Zhalepour, Ehsan Arabnejad, Mohamed Mhiri, Emilienne Greenfield, James P. Ascher, Sofia Bach, Victoria Svaikovsky, Alayne Moody, Andrew Piper, Chad Wellmon, and Mohamed Cheriet, “Detecting Footnotes in 32 million pages of ECCO,” Journal of Cultural Analytics (December 2018). DOI: 10.31235/

Jonathan Sachs and Andrew Piper, “Technique and the Time of Reading,” PMLA 133.5 (2018): 1259-1267.

Andrew Piper, “Think Small: On Literary Modeling.” PMLA 132.3 (2017): 651-658.

Chad Wellmon and Andrew Piper, “Publication, Power and Patronage: On Inequality and Academic Publishing.” Critical Inquiry (July 2017).

Andrew Piper, “Fictionality.” Cultural Analytics (December 2016). DOI: 10.22148/16.011

Andrew Piper and Eva Portelance, “How Cultural Capital Works: Prizewinning Novels, Bestsellers, and the Time of Reading.” Post45 (2016).

Andrew Piper, “Novel Devotions: Conversional Reading, Computational Modeling, and the Modern Novel.” New Literary History 46.1 (2015): 63-98.

Andrew Piper, “Deleafing: The History and Future of Losing Print.” Gramma. Special Issue: The History and Future of the 19th-Century Book. Eds. Maria Schoina and Andrew Stauffer. Vol. 21 (2013): 13-25.

Andrew Piper, “Reading’s Refrain: From Bibliography to Topology.” ELH. Special Issue: Reading.Ed. Joseph Slaughter (Summer 2013): 373-399.

Andrew Piper and Mark Algee-Hewitt, “The Werther Effect I: Goethe Topologically.” Distant Readings: Topologies of German Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century. Ed. Matt Erlin and Lynn Tatlock (Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2014) 155-184.


Conference Proceedings (Collaborative)

Zhalehpour, Sara, Andrew Piper, Chad Wellmon, and Mohamed Cheriet. “Footnote-based document image classification.” International Conference Image Analysis and Recognition, pp. 634-642. Springer, Cham, 2017.

Fei Shu, Larivière V, Mongeon P, Julien C, Piper A, “On the Evolution of Library and Information Science Doctoral Dissertation Topics in North America (1960-2013),” Journal Of Education For Library & Information Science 57.2 (2016): 131-142.

Hardik Vala, Andrew Piper, and Derek Ruths. “The More Antecedents the Merrier: Tackling Multiple Antecedents in Anaphor Resolution.” Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-2016).

Hardik Vala, Stefan Dimitrov, David Jurgens, Andrew Piper, and Derek Ruths. “Annotating Characters in Literary Corpora: A Scheme, the Charles Tool, and an Annotated Novel.” Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2016).

Hardik Vala, David Jurgens, Andrew Piper, and Derek Ruths, “Mr. Bennet, his coachman, and the Archbishop walk into a bar but only one of them gets recognized: On The Difficulty of Detecting Characters in Literary Texts.” Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-2015).

Stefan Dimitrov, Faiyaz Zamal, Andrew Piper, and Derek Ruths, “Goodreads vs Amazon: The Effect Of Decoupling Book Reviewing And Book Selling.” Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM-14) 2015.


In the Media

Chad Wellmon and Andrew Piper, “How the academic elite reproduces itself.” The Chronicle Review, October 13, 2017.

Andrew Piper and Richard Jean So. “Study shows books can bring Republicans and Democrats together.” The Guardian, October 12, 2016.

Andrew Piper and Richard Jean So. “Women Write About Family, Men Write About War: Reviewing Gender Bias in Book Reviews.The New Republic, April 8, 2016.

Richard Jean So and Andrew Piper. “How Has the MFA Changed the Contemporary Novel? A Computational Approach.The Atlantic, March 6, 2016.

Andrew Piper and Richard Jean So. “Quantifying the Weepy Bestseller.” The New Republic, December 18, 2015.

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