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8 Mar 2016

Call for Applications: Winnemore Digital Humanities Dissertation Fellows Program 2016-17

By | 2016-07-11T11:41:21+00:00 Tue, Mar 8, 2016|Alerts, Fellows, Opportunities, Winnemore Fellows|

MITH is pleased to announce that we are officially accepting applications for the 2016-17 Winnemore Digital Humanities Dissertation Fellows Program. Every other academic year, MITH provides support to a graduate student whose dissertation engages the intersections between new media and the traditional concerns of the Arts and Humanities, offering a stipend equivalent to a semester-long

2 Mar 2016

Announcing TWO events in April with Andy van Dam from Brown University!

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:53+00:00 Wed, Mar 2, 2016|Alerts, Digital Dialogues, Events|

MITH is very pleased to announce two upcoming events in late April featuring renowned Computer Science and Technology professor Andy van Dam. The first event, on Monday April 25th at 7:30pm, will be a screening of the 1974 Documentary Hypertext: An Educational Experiment in English and Computer Science at Brown University, followed by a panel discussion with van Dam, UMD

17 Nov 2015

Job: Open Rank Professor and Synergies Project Director

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:55+00:00 Tue, Nov 17, 2015|Alerts, Jobs|

Come work with us on this wonderful opportunity connecting Digital Humanities and African American History and Culture! Open Rank Professor and Project Director Synergies among Digital Humanities and African American History and Culture The College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Maryland seeks a dynamic scholar at the rank of advanced assistant, associate, or

16 Nov 2015

NEH launches contest to use Chronicling America database for new web-based creative projects

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:56+00:00 Mon, Nov 16, 2015|Alerts, Opportunities, Research, Uncategorized|

MITH would like to call attention to a new opportunity from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), to create new web-based creative projects. The Library of Congress has developed a user-friendly Application Program Interface (API) to explore the data contained in Chronicling America. While previously working at the Library of Congress, MITH’s Lead Developer

3 Nov 2015

Please welcome Oliver Gaycken as MITH’s newest Vambery Fellow!

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:56+00:00 Tue, Nov 3, 2015|Alerts, Fellows, Research|

MITH is pleased to announce that Oliver Gaycken, Vambery Distinguished Professor of Comparative Studies for the 2015-16 academic year, has also been named a MITH Vambery Fellow for the same period. Faculty recipients of the Vambery fellowship are selected on the basis of demonstrated work in European and American comparative literary studies in print, in

28 Oct 2015

MITH, ARHU and Synergies Mellon project featured in President Loh video

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:56+00:00 Wed, Oct 28, 2015|Alerts, Community, Research|

This morning President Wallace D. Loh circulated a video to the UMD community that featured selected research and creative work being conducted throughout the university. In addition to all of President Loh’s narration being shot on location at MITH, the video features the new Mellon-funded project Synergies among Digital Humanities and African American History and

16 Jul 2015

MITH partners in $1.25 Million Mellon Grant Awarded to UMD’s Arts and Humanities College

By | 2016-07-11T11:44:07+00:00 Thu, Jul 16, 2015|News, Research|

A $1.25 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will fund research, education and training at the intersections of digital humanities and African American studies at the University of Maryland. The grant will help to prepare a diverse community of scholars and students whose work will both broaden the reach of the digital humanities

1 Jun 2015

Recap Part II: Engaging the Public: Best Practices for Crowdsourcing across the Disciplines Workshop (CrowdCon)

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:58+00:00 Mon, Jun 1, 2015|Events, Research|

Last week, we posted Part I of a series of two blog entries detailing the outcomes of our workshop entitled Engaging the Public: Best Practices for Crowdsourcing across the Disciplines (CrowdCon). For the second entry, we’ve gathered the final storified tweets and videos of the event, covering big challenges in research crowdsourcing, best practices and

21 May 2015

Recap Part I: Engaging the Public: Best Practices for Crowdsourcing across the Disciplines Workshop (CrowdCon)

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:58+00:00 Thu, May 21, 2015|Events, Research|

From May 6-8, 2015, MITH teamed up with Dartmouth College and the iSchool at University of Maryland to host a workshop entitled Engaging the Public: Best Practices for Crowdsourcing across the Disciplines (CrowdCon).  The goal of the workshop was to expand the ongoing conversations about best practices for engaging the public across both the humanities

15 Apr 2015

The Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies and MITH present: Digitizing the Cairo Genizah Collections, on April 29

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:59+00:00 Wed, Apr 15, 2015|Alerts, Events|

The Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies and the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) at the University of Maryland present: Digitizing the Cairo Genizah Collections Dr. Roni Shweka Harry Starr Fellow, Center for Jewish Studies, Harvard University Wednesday, April 29, 2015 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm MITH Conference Room 0301