Ontologies for Narrative and Fiction (online workshop)

The first official event of the GOLEM project will be about discussing ontologies for narrative and fiction.

Date: 3-4 July 2023

Time: 09:00 – 17:00 CET

Language: English


3 July

9:00-9:45 Janna Hastings, “How can fiction change the world? Towards an ontology of literary characters and their interactions” (slides)

9:45-10:30 Paul Sheridan, “Toward creating a collection of literary themes for use in supervised learning applications” (slides)

15 min break

10:45-11:30 Christof Schöch and Maria Hinzmann, “Towards an ontology for literary history: issues of complexity and scale when constructing the MiMoTextBase” (slides)

11:30-12:15 Ingo Börner, “Modeling Drama Corpora in CIDOC-CRM” (slides)


13:30-14:15 Valentina Pasqual, “An ontology for compositional structures, plot concepts and character roles. Case study on the ‘macchina combinatoria’ in ‘Il castello dei destini incrociati’ by Italo Calvino” (slides)

14:15-15:00 Marco Stranisci, “The World Literature Knowledge Graph: a resource for studying the underrepresentation of non-Western people” (slides)

15 min break

15:15-16:00 Ines Blin, “Leveraging structured representations for narratives” (slides)

16-16:45 Magnus Pfeffer and Zoltán Kacsuk, “Creating a unified ontology for the Japanese Visual Media Graph” (slides)

4 July

09:00-9:45 Federico Pianzola and Xiaoyan Yang, “First steps of the GOLEM ontology for narrative and fiction” (slides)

09:45-10:30 Luca Scotti, “Alignment and harmonisation: Mapping ontologies for narrative and fiction” (slides)

15 min break

10:45-12:00 hands-on session: open issues in the modelling of narrative and fiction