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18 Apr 2012

4/24 MITH Digital Dialogue: Jeremy Dibbell, “Enhancing the Bibliosphere: Bringing Historical Libraries to Life at LibraryThing”

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:37+00:00 Wed, Apr 18, 2012|Community, Digital Dialogues|

Tuesday, April 24, 12:30-1:45pm B0135 McKeldin Library, MITH Conference Room "Enhancing the Bibliosphere: Bringing Historical Libraries to Life at LibraryThing" by JEREMY DIBBELL I will discuss the Libraries of Early America project, an effort to digitize and make widely available the library collections of American readers from the early colonial period through 1825. Using the

16 Apr 2012

Carla Peterson Wins 2011 NYC Book Award for Black Gotham

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:37+00:00 Mon, Apr 16, 2012|Faculty Fellows, News|

We are thrilled to announce that Carla Peterson, professor of English at the University of Maryland and MITH Faculty Fellow has won a 2011 New York City Book Award from the New York Society Library for her recent book Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York City (Yale University Press,

11 Apr 2012

4/17 MITH Digital Dialogue: Jeffrey Schnapp, “Building the Digital Public Library of America”

By | 2017-10-04T11:17:21+00:00 Wed, Apr 11, 2012|Community, Digital Dialogues|

Tuesday, April 17, 12:30-1:45pm 6137 McKeldin Library, Special Events Co-sponsored by the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures "Building the Digital Public Library of America" by JEFFREY SCHNAPP I will be speaking about extraMUROS/Zeega, metaLAB's effort to allow anyone to easily explore, visualize and curate collections from public APIs and then use this media to collaboratively

6 Apr 2012

Carla Peterson Interviewed by Brian Lehrer

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:39+00:00 Fri, Apr 6, 2012|Faculty Fellows, News|

On Monday, April 9th CUNY TV show host Brian Lehrer will interview Carla Peterson on her book, Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York City (Yale University Press, 2011) and the Black Gotham Digital Archive. Black Gotham is a riveting account of Peterson’s quest to reconstruct the lives of her

4 Apr 2012

4/10 MITH Digital Dialogue: Jordan Boyd-Graber, “Making Topics More Human(e)”

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:40+00:00 Wed, Apr 4, 2012|Community|

Tuesday, April 10, 12:30-1:45PM MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "Making Topics More Human(e)" by JORDAN BOYD-GRABER Imagine you need to get the gist of what's going on in a large text dataset such as all tweets that mention Obama, all e-mails sent within a company, or all newspaper articles published by The New York

28 Mar 2012

4/3 MITH Digital Dialogue: Bill Ferster, “Historical Interactive Visualization: Coaxing Data to Tell Stories”

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:41+00:00 Wed, Mar 28, 2012|Community, Digital Dialogues|

Tuesday, April 3, 12:30-1:45pm 2117 Hornbake, South Wing (HCIL) Co-sponsored by the Human Computer Interaction Lab "Historical Interactive Visualization: Coaxing Data to Tell Stories" by BILL FERSTER This talk will take an informal look at interactive visualization projects done at the University of Virginia's Virginia Center for Digital History (VCDH) and the Sciences, Arts, &

14 Mar 2012

3/27 MITH Digital Dialogue: Craig Saper, “R\e\a\d/i/n/g/ as a Publishing Practice”

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:42+00:00 Wed, Mar 14, 2012|Community, Digital Dialogues|

Tuesday, March 27, 12:30-1:45PM MITH Conference Room, B0135 McKeldin Library “R\e\a\d/i/n/g/ as a Publishing Practice” by CRAIG SAPER Digital Humanities research has found increased funding and job opportunities, and it has become a center piece of efforts to raise the rankings and profile of universities seeking the highest Carnegie Research status. It also has a blossoming

8 Mar 2012

MITH Associate Director Speaking at DC Public Library Panel Discussion on History of Reading

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:43+00:00 Thu, Mar 8, 2012|Community, News|

This Saturday from 2:00-4:00PM, Matthew Kirschenbaum, MITH Associate Director and professor of English, will be participating in "From the Stone Age to the Digital Age," a panel discussion about the history of reading -- past, present and future. The event will be hosted by the Watha T. Daniel-Shaw Library. Matt will be joined by panelists

8 Mar 2012

3/13 MITH Digital Dialogue: Lisa M. Snyder, “A Conversation about Compulsion, the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893, and Virtual Reality”

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:43+00:00 Thu, Mar 8, 2012|Community, Digital Dialogues|

Tuesday, March 13, 2:00-3:15PM 1111 School of Architecture (Building 145) "A Conversation about Compulsion, the World's Columbia Exposition of 1893, and Virtual Reality" by LISA M. SNYDER Is there a place for virtual reality in the digital humanities toolkit? For all of the early hype surrounding the use virtual reality for teaching and learning and

5 Mar 2012

MITH Faculty Fellow to Speak at UM Libraries’ Campus Author Series

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:44+00:00 Mon, Mar 5, 2012|Community, Faculty Fellows, News|

Wednesday, March 7th at 4:30pm Carla Peterson, Ph.D, professor of English, MITH Faculty Fellow, and director of the Black Gotham Archive, will be giving a talk as part of the University of Maryland Libraries' Speaking of Books... Conversations with Campus Authors series. Carla will be speaking on her recently published book, Black Gotham: A Family