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1 Nov 2017

Books.Files: New project to help scholars assess digital components of today’s bookmaking

By | 2017-11-02T11:10:45+00:00 Wed, Nov 1, 2017|Alerts, Research|

COLLEGE PARK, MD—The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities at the University of Maryland and the Book Industry Study Group are pleased to announce Books.Files, a new project funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to assess the potential for the archival collection and scholarly study of digital assets associated with today’s trade publishing

11 Jan 2018

Announcing the Spring 2018 Digital Dialogues lineup!

By | 2018-01-10T17:31:56+00:00 Thu, Jan 11, 2018|Alerts, Digital Dialogues|

MITH’s Spring 2018 Digital Dialogues season is about to get underway! Starting in mid-February with Jarrett Drake from Harvard, we have SIX amazing speakers covering a wide range of research specialties: Tuesday February 13, 2018: Jarrett Drake, Ph.D. Student in Social Anthropology (Harvard University) Repositories of Failure: Creating Abolitionist Archives to Project Past the Punishment Paradigm

10 Jan 2018

Jarrett Drake Digital Dialogue

By | 2018-01-08T17:24:21+00:00 Wed, Jan 10, 2018|Uncategorized|

Jarrett Drake
Harvard University
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Feb 13, 2018
12:30 pm

This talk will speculate on the following questions: to what extent and in what ways might communities use archives as avenues to abolish police and prisons in the United States? How can archivists, organizers, and resource allocators use the archive as a means and a method to envision a world without police and prisons, thereby

2 Jan 2018

MITH is hiring a Graduate Assistant for Spring 2018!

By | 2018-01-02T14:40:50+00:00 Tue, Jan 2, 2018|Alerts, Jobs|

MITH Graduate Assistant, Call for Applications The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) is seeking applications for a Graduate Assistant position for the Spring 2018 semester. This is an approximately 10-hour per week position starting in January 2018 and ending in May 2018, with a possibility of renewal. The Graduate Assistant will support

14 Nov 2017

MITH Winter Term Course: Anatomy of DH Research

By | 2017-11-14T12:22:31+00:00 Tue, Nov 14, 2017|Alerts, Curriculum, Opportunities|

MITH 498: Anatomy of DH Research Winter Term 2018: Jan 2 - 22 (click here to enroll) In-class meeting: Tuesdays / Thursdays 1 - 4:30 PM in 0301A Hornbake (MITH offices) Online or Team Time: Mondays / Wednesdays unless indicated by * Instructors: Purdom Lindblad Stephanie Sapienza Ed Summers Raff Viglianti This course will frame and

9 Nov 2017

MITH Coffee Hour December 5! Plus, Spring 2018 Digital Dialogues: Who do you want to see?

By | 2017-11-10T11:34:45+00:00 Thu, Nov 9, 2017|Uncategorized|

Fall 2017 Digital Dialogues speakers. Left to right, top to bottom: Kevin Hamilton, September 26; Nicole Cooke, October 3; Sarah Florini, October 10; Elisa Beshero-Bondar, October 24; Alexandrina Agloro, October 31; and Walter Forsberg, November 7. MITH has wrapped up another fantastic Digital Dialogues season! This semester we got to hear about groundbreaking

7 Nov 2017

Alexandrina Agloro Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-11-09T12:48:47+00:00 Tue, Nov 7, 2017|Uncategorized|

Alexandrina Agloro
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Oct 31, 2017
12:30 pm

How can interactive media supplement and support justice-related social movements? Alexandrina Agloro, media artist and assistant professor, will discuss the landscape of design and digital humanities projects geared toward social change, and share some of her current projects. Each of these projects incorporate pieces of reimagining archives, culturally relevant education, game development, and tools

31 Oct 2017

Walter Forsberg Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-11-09T12:31:35+00:00 Tue, Oct 31, 2017|Uncategorized|

Walter Forsberg
National Museum of African American History and Culture – Smithsonian Institution
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Nov 7, 2017
12:30 pm

Walter Forsberg, Media Archivist for the National Museum of African American History and Culture at the Smithsonian, will present an overview of the new museum’s audiovisual digitization programs and activities, in place since 2014. Forsberg will discuss how NMAAHC established digital file-management workflows, target specifications, equipment sourcing, and access platforms, alongside screenings of newly-digitized

17 Oct 2017

Elisa Beshero-Bondar Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-10-25T22:04:15+00:00 Tue, Oct 17, 2017|Uncategorized|

Elisa Beshero-Bondar
University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Oct 24, 2017
12:30 pm

In this talk, I will introduce the collaboration of the Pittsburgh Bicentennial Frankenstein team with MITH to produce a new and authoritative digital edition of the 1818, 1823, and 1831 published texts of Frankenstein linked with the Shelley-Godwin Archive edition of Mary Shelley’s manuscript notebooks. We have been hard at work on the project

3 Oct 2017

Sarah Florini Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-10-10T16:45:53+00:00 Tue, Oct 3, 2017|Uncategorized|

Sarah Florini
Arizona State University
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Oct 10, 2017
12:30 pm

Though publics are often conceived of as bounded by platform, users frequently deploy platforms in conjunction to create trans-platform digitally networked publics. The multi-media and trans-platform nature of such publics provide users with a range of affordances that allow them to oscillate the public between functioning as an enclave or as a counter-public. This