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30 Jan 2017

Announcing the ‘Race, Space, and Place’ sequence of Spring 2017 AADHum Events!

By | Mon, Jan 30, 2017|Alerts, Events, Research|

The African American History, Culture and Digital Humanities (AADHum) Initiative has just announced the its first sequence, Race, Space, and Place, which explores themes of African American labor, migration, and artistic expression, through a series of complementary Reading Groups (RG), Digital Humanities Incubator (DHI) and Digital Dialogues. A collaboration between MITH and the College of Arts and

25 Jan 2017

Announcing the Society for Textual Scholarship’s 2017 Call for Papers

By | Wed, Jan 25, 2017|Alerts, Opportunities|

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) and the Andrew W. Mellon-funded African American Digital Humanities Initiative (AADHum) invite your participation in “Textual Embodiments,” the Society for Textual Scholarship’s International Interdisciplinary Conference for 2017. Date: Wednesday, May 31 - Friday, June 2, 2017 Location: University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland USA Program Chairs:

28 Nov 2016

MITH is now accepting Digital Dialogues speaker nominations for Spring 2017!

By | Mon, Nov 28, 2016|Digital Dialogues, Events|

MITH is accepting nominations for potential speakers for our Digital Dialogues series in the Spring 2017 semester. Digital Dialogues is MITH’s signature events program, held almost every week while the academic semester is in session. Digital Dialogues is an occasion for discussion, presentation, and intellectual exchange that you can build into your weekly schedule. To

4 Nov 2016

MITH announces first courses ever for spring 2017!

By | Fri, Nov 4, 2016|Alerts, News, Opportunities|

MITH is thrilled to announce that we will be offering two courses in the spring as part of the new interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate Digital Studies in the Arts and Humanities (DSAH). Designed to allow graduate students to explore traditional humanities concepts alongside forms of digital media and computational tools and techniques, DSAH offers students a

27 Oct 2016

Next Wednesday 11/2, don’t miss Matt Kirschenbaum discuss his new book ‘Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing!’

By | Thu, Oct 27, 2016|Alerts, Events, Research|

What: Speaking of Books: A Conversation with Matthew Kirschenbaum When: Wednesday, November 2 at 3:30pm Where: McKeldin Library, Room 6137 (Special Events Room) Next Tuesday, don't miss Professor of English and Director of the Graduate Certificate in Digital Studies (DSAH) Matthew Kirschenbaum as he discusses his new book Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing. Light refreshments will be

11 Oct 2016

Come join MITH Thursday 10/13 for a Night Against Hate!

By | Tue, Oct 11, 2016|Alerts, Events|

Please join us at MITH (and remotely) this Thursday to gather with others looking to learn from each other about how to investigate and thwart hate speech in social media. At our Night Against Hate event we will collaboratively try to link the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Extremist Files to social media accounts. This list

5 Oct 2016

MITH Welcomes Avery Dame as the 2016-17 Winnemore Fellow!

By | Wed, Oct 5, 2016|Fellows, News, Winnemore Fellows|

MITH is pleased to announce Avery Dame, doctoral candidate in the department of Women’s Studies at the University of Maryland, as the Winnemore Dissertation Fellow for 2016-2017. Dame is completing his dissertation, “Talk Amongst Yourselves: Community Formation in Transgender Counterpublic Discourse Online,” which explores the affective and structural meanings assigned to “community” in English-language transgender

6 Jul 2016

Job: Processing Archivist (Term Contract)

By | Wed, Jul 6, 2016|Jobs|

The University of Maryland Libraries are seeking a Processing Archivist for a term contract as part of the “Synergies among Digital Humanities and African American History and Culture” (AADHum) project. See below for more information about this opportunity. From the job ad: The Processing Archivist is responsible for carrying out the day-to-day workflows of surveying, processing,

30 Jun 2016

Jobs: Postdoctoral Positions in Digital Humanities and African American History and Culture

By | Thu, Jun 30, 2016|Jobs|

Overview The University of Maryland is offering two Postdoctoral positions in the fields of Digital Humanities and African American History and Culture. Eligible candidates will have completed a doctoral program in African American Studies, Art History, United States Labor History, United States or Global Migration Studies,  Digital Media, Historical and Cultural Visualization, or a related

22 Jun 2016

Please join MITH in welcoming Purdom Lindblad to our team!

By | Wed, Jun 22, 2016|Alerts|

MITH is excited to announce that Purdom Lindblad will be joining us in the newly established position of Assistant Director for Innovation and Learning, beginning in July. In this position, she will play a leadership role in managing MITH’s growing portfolio of courses and instructional programs. Purdom comes to us from Scholars’ Lab at the