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20 Dec 2010

First MITH barn-raising: Web-based TEI editor

By | 2010-12-20T17:35:59+00:00 Mon, Dec 20, 2010|Community|

It's January 3rd. You've taken back all your unwanted gifts and started your diet. What is there left to be excited about...except the first MITH barn raising! In the grand tradition of the Old Order Mennonites of the Pennsylvanian and Canadian prairies (well, except for that whole eschewing modern technologies thing), we're hosting a virtual barn-raising and

15 Dec 2010

Four New MITH Hires

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:34+00:00 Wed, Dec 15, 2010|Community|

Santa has arrived early this year at MITH and gifted us with four wonderful new hires. I'm delighted to be able to introduce them now to the greater MITH Community: Travis Brown (@travisbrown), who is joining us as an R&D developer, holds an M.A. in English from the University of Texas at Austin and is

15 Dec 2010

Digital Forensics and Cultural Heritage

By | 2010-12-15T10:44:48+00:00 Wed, Dec 15, 2010|News, Research|

MITH is pleased to announce the availability of Digital Forensics and Born-Digital Content in Cultural Heritage Collections, a new CLIR report emerging from a Mellon-sponsored workshop held last spring at the University of Maryland and led by MITH's own Matt Kirschenbaum. The report was written by Matthew G. Kirschenbaum, Richard Ovenden, and Gabriela Redwine, with

1 Dec 2010

MITH stickers up for grabs

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:35+00:00 Wed, Dec 1, 2010|Community|

Earlier this semester a shipment of MITH stickers arrived that we've been passing out at Digital Dialogues. We'll continue to have them available at MITH events, but want to open this opportunity to the greater DH community while supplies last. Interested? Mail us a self-addressed stamped envelope and we'll send it back with a few

4 Nov 2010

Call for Applicants: Winnemore Digital Humanities Dissertation Fellowship

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:35+00:00 Thu, Nov 4, 2010|News, Opportunities|

Applications for MITH’s Spring 2011 Winnemore Digital Humanities Dissertation Fellowship are now being accepted. Intended for students whose dissertations engage the intersections between new media and the traditional concerns of the Arts and Humanities, the Winnemore Fellowship will provide a stipend of  $9,570, plus full benefits and tuition remission up to five credits. Nominees will be evaluated

2 Nov 2010

MITH Welcomes Jason Scott

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:35+00:00 Tue, Nov 2, 2010|Community, Digital Dialogues|

On November 8th and 9th, JASON SCOTT, independent filmmaker, computer archivist, activist, and historian, and purveyor of tuna for @Sockington, the most popular cat on the internet, will be visiting the University of Maryland campus. Jason will screen his latest documentary film, GET LAMP, about text adventures aka interactive fiction, on the evening of Monday

19 Oct 2010

Neil Fraistat Delivers Keynote in Vienna

By | 2010-10-19T22:24:06+00:00 Tue, Oct 19, 2010|Community|

MITH Director Neil Fraistat delivered the keynote lecture Tuesday morning at the Supporting the Digital Humanities (SDH) Conference in Vienna. SDH2010 is the first conference that is jointly organized by the CLARIN and DARIAH initiatives, which are building the European research infrastructure for the humanities and related disciplines. You can follow the conference on Twitter

7 Oct 2010

Three New Jobs at MITH

By | 2016-02-02T20:51:37+00:00 Thu, Oct 7, 2010|Community|

MITH is looking to fill three (count ‘em) new positions: Software Architect, Software Developer, and Project Coordinator. Check out our jobs page for the full descriptions.

4 Oct 2010

Preserving Virtual Worlds 2 Funded

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:36+00:00 Mon, Oct 4, 2010|News, Research|

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH), the College of Information Studies, and the Department of English at the University of Maryland are very pleased to announce their participation in a $785,000 National Leadership Grant awarded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the next stage of the Preserving Virtual Worlds project

28 Sep 2010

MITH Welcomes Alan Liu

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:37+00:00 Tue, Sep 28, 2010|Events|

On Monday and Tuesday, October 4 and 5, Prof. Alan Liu (U California, Santa Barbara), one of the world's leading scholars in digital humanities, will be visiting the campus.. On Monday October 4, at 3:30pm, in Ulrich Recital Hall, Tawes, Prof. Liu will give a lecture titled "Rerouting Creativity: New Media Arts after the Ideology