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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

16 Feb 2011

Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) – VIDEO featuring MITH’s Matthew Kirschenbaum and Rachel Donahaue – Digital Forensics & Cultural Heritage

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:31+00:00 Wed, Feb 16, 2011|Community|

A new video from Coalition for Networked Information's (CNI) 2010 fall membership meeting is now available from CNI's video channels on YouTube and Vimeo.  In Digital Forensics & Cultural Heritage, MITH Associate Director Matthew Kirschenbaum and University of Maryland, College Park doctoral candidate Rachel Donahue, MITH Program Associate, present a summary of findings from the recently published

14 Feb 2011

Introducing TILE 0.9

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:32+00:00 Mon, Feb 14, 2011|Research|

We’re excited to announce the redesigned website for and public release of The Text-Image Linking Environment (TILE), a web-based tool for creating and editing image-based electronic editions and digital archives of humanities texts. This initial release of TILE 0.9 features tools for importing and exporting transcript lines and images of text, an image markup tool,

7 Feb 2011

Digital Dialogues returns to MITH

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:33+00:00 Mon, Feb 7, 2011|Community, Digital Dialogues|

Beginning February 15th, Digital Dialogues returns to MITH on Tuesday afternoons from 12:30-1:45PM during the academic semester. Digital Dialogues are an occasion for discussion, presentation, and intellectual exchange. Guests are welcome to bring their lunches and all talks are open to the public. At this time we'd like to announce our slate of February presenters. Trevor

4 Feb 2011

Maria Velazquez, American Studies PhD student, latest MITH Winnemore Digital Humanities Dissertation Fellow

By | 2011-02-04T19:33:55+00:00 Fri, Feb 4, 2011|Community|

MITH is proud to announce that Maria Velazquez, a University of Maryland, College Park PhD student in American Studies, as our spring 2011 member for MITH's Winnemore Digital Humanities Dissertation Fellows program. Each spring semester MITH provides support to a graduate student whose dissertation engages the intersections between new media and the traditional concerns of

24 Jan 2011

Collaborators’ Bill of Rights from recent “Off The Tracks” workshop

By | 2011-01-24T13:44:15+00:00 Mon, Jan 24, 2011|Community|

The recent workshop “Off the Tracks—Laying New Lines for Digital Humanities Scholars” held on January 20th and 21st, 2011 at MITH was an extreme success and we are grateful to our now former Associate Director, Doug Reside and current Research Associate, Tanya Clement for their leadership. One of the most salient outcomes of the workshop

19 Jan 2011

Advanced TEI Seminar & Workshop on Professionalization in DH Centers

By | 2016-02-02T20:46:12+00:00 Wed, Jan 19, 2011|Events|

Despite the recent icy weather and the relative quiet of campus during winter term, MITH continues to remain a center of activity in the world of digital humanities. On Monday January 17, MITH welcomed an advanced seminar on TEI (Text Encoding Initiative) funded by the NEH and conducted by the Brown University Women Writers Project

14 Jan 2011

Barn raising report

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:33+00:00 Fri, Jan 14, 2011|Community|

The MITH barn raising finished last week with resounding success. As previously reported, the group (participants listed in the early blog entry here) split into two teams: one working to extend the tei-ann plugin for CKEditor ( to allow for TEI-lite annotations, and one building an XML source editor with color coding and code suggestion.