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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 | 2017-02-05T21:13:46+00:00 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 | 2017-02-05T21:13:47+00:00 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 | 2017-02-05T21:13:48+00:00 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 | 2016-07-11T11:40:46+00:00 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 | 2017-02-05T21:13:50+00:00 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 | 2017-02-05T21:13:50+00:00 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

6 Jun 2016

Please welcome MITH summer intern Xiaoyu Tai!

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:51+00:00 Mon, Jun 6, 2016|Alerts|

Please join us in welcoming our new summer intern Xiaoyu Tai! Xiaoyu will be working with us for six weeks on a project related to the design and development of a newspaper viewing application powered by the IIIF standard.  Xiaoyu is a first year graduate student studying Human-Computer Interaction at the University of Maryland, and

18 May 2016

Call for Applications: MITH Summer Audiovisual Data Curation Intern

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:51+00:00 Wed, May 18, 2016|Alerts, Opportunities|

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH), University of Maryland’s digital humanities institute, is seeking a graduate student intern to assist with a data curation and stewardship project during the summer 2016 term to assist with the assessment, organization and curation of our collection of audiovisual recordings covering MITH’s speaker series and events.

12 May 2016

Recap: MITH’s April events on Humanities and Computing Collaborations with Andy van Dam

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:52+00:00 Thu, May 12, 2016|Digital Dialogues, Events, News|

This spring, MITH worked with the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the University of Maryland Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL) to bring renowned technology scholar Andy van Dam to campus for two successful events. The first, on Monday April 25th, was a screening of a recently-unearthed 1974 documentary made at the end of an

8 Apr 2016

Job: Assistant Director for Innovation and Learning

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:53+00:00 Fri, Apr 8, 2016|Alerts, Jobs, Opportunities|

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) at the University of Maryland seeks an Assistant Director for Innovation and Learning to play a leadership role in managing MITH’s growing portfolio of courses and instructional programs. The successful candidate will report to MITH’s Director and be adept at fostering the development of exciting digital