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On Translating Qiu Jin: To Meet a Kindred Spirit Who Cherishes the Same Songs

144 Louis A. Simpson Building

The Mandarin term “zhīyīn” 知音 can be translated directly as “the one who truly understands your songs,” and encapsulates one’s longing for a kindred spirit who shares your deepest ideals. This sentiment is at the heart of the poetry of Chinese feminist poet Qiu Jin, and has also become the central lens through which Yilin […]

The Promise and Peril of Large Language Models for Cultural Analytics

006 Friend Center 006 Friend Center, Princeton

Much work at the intersection of NLP and cultural analytics/computational social science is focused on creating new algorithmic measuring devices for constructs we see encoded in text (including agency, respect, and power, to name a few). How does the paradigm shift of large language models change this? In this talk, I'll discuss the role of […]

Philosophies of Defeat

010 East Pyne

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