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14 Jul 2011

Welcome Clay and Sayan

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:22+00:00 Thu, Jul 14, 2011|Community, Research|

We are excited to welcome Clay Templeton and Sayan Bhattacharyya as graduate interns in residence at MITH for six weeks this summer. Clay is currently a third year doctoral candidate in the University of Maryland’s iSchool. Sayan is a first year master’s student in the University of Michigan’s School of Information, and holds a PhD

18 Jun 2011

MITH Welcomes New Associate Director

By | 2016-03-07T20:30:47+00:00 Sat, Jun 18, 2011|Community, News|

The University of Maryland Libraries and the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities are very pleased to announce the joint appointment of Trevor Muñoz as an Assistant Dean of the Libraries for Digital Humanities Research and an Associate Director of MITH. Trevor Muñoz holds an MA (with distinction) in Digital Humanities from King’s College,

14 Jun 2011

NEA Grant to Build Music Theater Online: 1866-1923

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:24+00:00 Tue, Jun 14, 2011|Community, News|

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) continues to produce groundbreaking work in the performing arts. We are pleased to announce that we have received a grant from the Access to Artistic Excellence program of the National Endowment for the Arts to build Music Theater Online: 1866-1923. Music Theater Online (MTO) will continue

24 May 2011

Preserving the Roguish Form: A Conversation in Hypertexts with Bill Bly and Deena Larsen

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:25+00:00 Tue, May 24, 2011|Community|

In 2007, MITH acquired the Deena Larsen Collection (DLC). The collection consists of Macintosh SE computers, archived press materials, and early hypertexts and electronic literature from 1987 to 2004. I recently had the fortunate opportunity to sit down with Deena and fellow hypertext author, Bill Bly. How did you both become involved in hypertext literature?

5 May 2011

Semester Finale of Stylish Happenings

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:26+00:00 Thu, May 5, 2011|Community|

MITH recently hosted a farewell party to close out the spring semester in honor of our student staff. Thank you Alex, Brooks, James, Jordan, Sahil and TinTin for your hard work, enthusiasm, support, and stellar Kinect skills. Enjoy the summer! On April 30th, MITH participated in Maryland Day, an annual event at University of Maryland,

29 Mar 2011

MITH and DH in the News and in the World

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:29+00:00 Tue, Mar 29, 2011|Community, News, Research|

There has been so much recent activity at MITH that we'd like to take a moment and share a brief digest of MITH in the news and in the world. Two weeks ago, Penn State University was host to the Society for Textual Scholarship 2011 International Conference for which. MITH’s Associate Director Matthew Kirschenbaum served

18 Mar 2011

We’re Hiring: Associate Director, MITH; Assistant Dean for Digital Humanities Research, Libraries

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:30+00:00 Fri, Mar 18, 2011|Jobs|

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) and the University Libraries at the University of Maryland are seeking an experienced, dynamic, and highly talented individual to fill a joint position as an Associate Director of MITH and Assistant Dean for Digital Humanities Research in the Libraries. The successful candidate will have primary responsibility

8 Mar 2011

‘How Byronic is Emma’: Woodchipping the Digital Humanities

By | 2016-03-07T17:13:17+00:00 Tue, Mar 8, 2011|Community|

During the three-day CorporaCamp code sprint at MITH the participants built a prototype application designed to work across three large text collections. The result of our efforts is ‘Woodchipper’ — a tool that allows the scholar to select a set of texts from these collections and to produce visualizations of thematic relationships between them. Woodchipper

2 Mar 2011

MITH Hosts CorporaCamp

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:30+00:00 Wed, Mar 2, 2011|Community|

This week MITH is hosting CorporaCamp, the first three-day Corpora Space workshop. The event brings together scholars and software developers from the Universities of Maryland, Chicago, Illinois and Wisconsin, as well as Northwestern, Tufts, Georgetown, and Google. During the next three days we will be building a prototype application which works across three corpora -

18 Feb 2011

Position Available: MITH Community Lead

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:31+00:00 Fri, Feb 18, 2011|Jobs, Opportunities|

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) is seeking a full time Community Lead for at least 12 months to represent MITH projects using social media (including our blog, Twitter feeds, and Website), and to communicate the importance of the work to a range of different constituencies, including scholars, librarians, and university administrators. The Community