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5 Mar 2018

Roopika Risam, Thursday March 8 at MITH: ‘Visualizing Du Bois: The Politics of Literary Recovery’

By | 2018-04-16T15:42:08+00:00 Mon, Mar 5, 2018|Alerts, Events|

We are excited to have Roopika Risam on campus to kick off a weekend of digital humanities events between March 8 and 10th. Risam’s work focuses on the intersections between postcolonial, African American, and US ethnic studies, and the role of digital humanities in mediating between them. Please join us Thursday, March 8th at 3:00

2 Jan 2018

MITH is hiring a Graduate Assistant for Spring 2018!

By | 2018-02-19T12:40:06+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 | 2018-02-22T14:37:40+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 | 2018-02-22T14:23:30+00:00 Thu, Nov 9, 2017|Community, Digital Dialogues, Events|

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

1 Nov 2017

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

By | 2018-03-26T15:25:17+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

19 Sep 2017

DocNow and Rhizome receive IMLS National Forum grant!

By | 2018-02-22T14:34:45+00:00 Tue, Sep 19, 2017|Alerts, News, Research|

We are thrilled to announce that Documenting the Now, MITH's Mellon-funded collaborative social media preservation initiative with Washington University and the University of California, Riverside, has been awarded a National Forum Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), as part of a new collaboration with arts organization Rhizome. For the full

18 May 2017

Learning and Teaching Initiatives at MITH

By | 2018-02-22T14:37:16+00:00 Thu, May 18, 2017|Community, Curriculum, News|

MITH launched exciting curricular initiatives this past year, with the hiring of Purdom Lindblad as Assistant Director for Innovation and Learning and with Matthew Kirschenbaum taking on a new role as Director of the Digital Studies in Arts and Humanities (DSAH--pronounced DASH!) Graduate Certificate. These new activities complement MITH’s established role as a research institute

17 May 2017

Register for one or more FREE workshop(s), hosted by MITH on Wednesday, May 31st

By | 2017-05-17T11:37:32+00:00 Wed, May 17, 2017|Alerts, Events, Opportunities|

MITH is hosting the 2017 annual conference of the Society for Textual Scholarship (STS), Textual Embodiments. As part of our pre-conference activities, we are hosting five FREE workshops on Wednesday, May 31st. Conference attendees have had the first chance to register and select workshops, and now we are opening up all remaining slots to the

18 Apr 2017

Two important S-GA announcements: Scrope Davies Notebook publication, plus a new grant!

By | 2018-02-22T14:26:20+00:00 Tue, Apr 18, 2017|Alerts, Research|

The Shelley-Godwin Archive, one of MITH's longstanding projects, is pleased to share two important announcements: The first is the publication of the Scrope Davies Notebook in the Archive. Mislaid and then forgotten from 1818 to 1976, this notebook that Percy Bysshe Shelley entrusted to Byron’s friend Scrope Davies was famously discovered in a trunk in

4 Apr 2017

Registration is now open for ‘Textual Embodiments,’ the 2017 STS annual conference!

By | 2017-04-04T16:22:18+00:00 Tue, Apr 4, 2017|Alerts, Events, Opportunities|

MITH, AADHum, and the Society for Textual Scholarship (STS) are thrilled to announce that registration is now open for the forthcoming annual STS conference, Textual Embodiments. The conference will engage a range of issues involving the materiality of texts, including their physical, virtual, and performative manifestations as objects that can decay or break down and