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12 Jan 2012

Announcing our Spring Digital Dialogues!

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:53+00:00 Thu, Jan 12, 2012|Community, Digital Dialogues|

A new semester is here! And with it brings a stellar list of speakers for our spring Digital Dialogues, a speaker series hosted by The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH). We are delighted to host this impressive list of innovative scholars, and would love for you to join us! 02.07     Julia

17 Nov 2011

11/29 MITH Digital Dialogue: Beth Bonsignore, Ann Fraistat, Kari Kraus, Amanda Visconti, “‘It’s not a game to me:’ ARGs, Game Design & Secret Agents in the Schoolroom”

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:59+00:00 Thu, Nov 17, 2011|Community, Digital Dialogues|

Tuesday, November 29, 12:30-1:45PM MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "'It's not a game to me:' ARGs, Game Design & Secret Agents in the Schoolroom"  by BETH BONSIGNORE, ANN FRAISTAT, KARI KRAUS, AMANDA VISCONTI The Arcane Gallery of Gadgetry (AGOG) is a sort of narrative wunderkammer of an alternate reality game (ARG), a "cabinet of

10 Nov 2011

11/15 MITH Digital Dialogue: Beth Coleman, “Everything is Animated: Pervasive Media and the Networked Subject”

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:00+00:00 Thu, Nov 10, 2011|Community, Digital Dialogues|

Tuesday, November 15, 12:30-1:45PM NOTE LOCATION: Women's Studies Multimedia Studio, 0135 Taliaferro Hall, University of Maryland "Everything is Animated: Pervasive Media and the Networked Subject" by BETH COLEMAN In a world of pervasive media and ubiquitous computing, this talk asks what happens as everything (objects, subjects, and actions) moves toward animation across a network. How

4 Nov 2011

“Archive Ahoy!”: A Dive into the World of Game Preservation

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:02+00:00 Fri, Nov 4, 2011|Community|

Preserving Virtual Worlds 2 is an ongoing project funded by the IMLS that builds on the work of Preserving Virtual Worlds. Rachel Donahue, doctoral student at the University of Maryland iSchool and research assistant at MITH, recently wrote a post outlining the work of PVW2. As Donahue states, PVW2 focuses on "what exactly accessing

3 Nov 2011

11/8 MITH Digital Dialogue: Peter Kay, “Thoughts on the Decline of the Book as Physical Object”

By | 2017-10-04T11:16:51+00:00 Thu, Nov 3, 2011|Community, Digital Dialogues|

Tuesday, November 8, 12:30-1:45PM MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "Thoughts on the Decline of the Book as Physical Object" by PETER KAY The vanishing physical book provides a set of discovery, marketing and publicity (and not a few existential) challenges to trade publishers. As the book transitions from physical object to a licensed file

28 Oct 2011

11/1 MITH Digital Dialogue: Trevor Muñoz, “Learning on the Job: Data Curation by Humanists, Librarians, and the Public”

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:03+00:00 Fri, Oct 28, 2011|Community, Digital Dialogues|

Tuesday, November 1, 12:30-1:45PM MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "Learning on the Job: Data Curation by Humanists, Librarians, and the Public" by TREVOR MUÑOZ The research environment within which professional humanists and librarians have been accustomed to working is being reshaped by both internal and external pressures. In different ways, scholars' debates about publishing,

20 Oct 2011

10/25 MITH Digital Dialogue: Rachel Frick, “Networked Macrosolutions: Library Peer-Sourced Collaborative Services”

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:06+00:00 Thu, Oct 20, 2011|Community, Digital Dialogues|

Tuesday, October 25, 12:30-1:45PM MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "Networked Macrosolutions: Library Peer-Sourced Collaborative Services" by RACHEL FRICK Macrosolutions are shared global services that provide institutions with resources and solutions that have the opportunity to take advantage of networked enterprise-class scale. These types of services, which were once only locally provided, can now be

12 Oct 2011

10/18 MITH Digital Dialogue: Jennifer Guiliano, “Practical Strategies for Digital Humanities Development: 10 Things I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me Before I Began Digital Humanities Research”

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:08+00:00 Wed, Oct 12, 2011|Community|

Tuesday, October 18, 12:30-1:45PM MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "Practical Strategies for Digital Humanities Development: 10 Things I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me Before I Began Digital Humanities Research" by JENNIFER GUILIANO This talk offers lessons learned from managing individual, multi-institutional, and international research agendas in the digital humanities. From topics as varied

6 Oct 2011

10/11 MITH Digital Dialogue: Fred Gibbs, “Criticism in the Digital Humanities”

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:15+00:00 Thu, Oct 6, 2011|Community, Digital Dialogues|

Tuesday, October 11, 12:30-1:45PM MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "Criticism in the Digital Humanities" by FRED GIBBS As the digital humanities community expands beyond its computing roots, and as humanistic inquiry and interpretation (as opposed to methodological novelty) feature more prominently in its projects, the boundaries between digital and analog humanities grow increasingly blurred

29 Sep 2011

10/4 MITH Digital Dialogue: Robert K. Nelson, “Hardtack and Software: Topic Modeling in Civil War Newspapers”

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:15+00:00 Thu, Sep 29, 2011|Community, Digital Dialogues|

Tuesday, October 4, 12:30-1:45PM MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 “Hardtack and Software: Topic Modeling in Civil War Newspapers” by ROBERT K. NELSON During the Civil War, newspaper editors in the Union and Confederacy were called upon to help motivate their male readers to die and to kill for their respective countries.  This presentation will