The Shelley-Godwin ArchiveBitCuratorO Say Can You SeeHILTTransforming the Afro-Caribbean World

The Shelley-Godwin Archive

A digital resource comprising works of Mary Wollstonecraft, William Godwin, Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. These manuscripts and early editions will be made freely available to the public through an innovative framework constituting a new model of best practice for research libraries. More

BitCurator

The BitCurator project, a joint effort led by the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (SILS) and the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH), will build, test, and analyze systems and software for incorporating digital forensics methods into the workflows of a variety of collecting institutions. More

O Say Can You See

“O Say Can You See”: the Early Washington, D.C. Law and Family Project explores multi-generational black and white family networks in early Washington, D.C., by collecting, digitizing, making accessible, and analyzing over 4,000 case files from the D.C. court from 1808 to 1815, records of Md. courts, and related documents about these families. More

HILT

We’re pleased to announce the continuation of our intensive digital humanities training institute. HILT consists of a slate of engaging courses taught by some of the best scholars and teachers in the digital humanities, plentiful opportunities to meet and network with colleagues, and access to all the cultural resources of the Washington, D.C. area. More

Transforming the Afro-Caribbean World

University of Maryland's Center for the History of the New America (CHNA) has partnered with MITH to bring together scholars of the Panama Canal, Afro-Caribbean history, and experts in the digital humanities, data modeling, and visualization for a two-day planning workshop that will discuss a large-scale effort to explore Afro-Caribbean labor, migration, and the Panama Canal. More
HILT (DHWI)

Join us Monday at 4pm for Tara McPherson's keynote (@tmcphers). Open to the public! 2203 Art-Sociology, UMD

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MITH Directors Kirschenbaum and Muñoz featured at Digital Preservation 2014

Two MITH Directors played key roles at the 2014 Digital Preservation conference, the annual meeting of the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program and the National Digital Stewardship Alliance.  The goal of the conference is to bring together the brightest minds exploring solutions to the challenges of stewarding digital content over the long-term.  Associate Director Matthew Kirschenbaum delivered the opening plenary at 9:30am Tuesday the 24th, entitled “Software, It’s a Thing,” which built upon his earlier work on the Preservation of Virtual Worlds project and on the Preserving.exe project, which focused on the preservation of software.  . . . Continue Reading


Save the Dates! Here are MITH’s Fall 2014 Digital Dialogues speakers

MITH is excited to announce the lineup of speakers for our Fall 2014 Digital Dialogues season!  Our seven speakers come from a wide variety of research specialties ranging from Women’s Studies, Film & Digital Media,  Information Studies and gaming culture.  Reserve the date now for:

Tuesday September 30, 2014: Alison Booth

Tuesday October 7, 2014: Stephanie Ceraso

Tuesday October 14, 2014: Marisa Parham

Tuesday October 21, 2014: Alexis Lothian

Tuesday October 28, 2014:  Andrew Johnston 

Tuesday November 4, 2014: Darius Kazemi

Tuesday, November 11, 2014: Alex Wright

All talks are at 12:30 pm in the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities Conference Room, 0301 Hornbake Library. . . . Continue Reading


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