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17 Dec 2014

NEH and Sloan award funds to University of Maryland and Dartmouth to host crowdsourcing workshop in May 2015

By | 2018-02-22T15:23:08+00:00 Wed, Dec 17, 2014|Alerts, Events, Research|

The NEH has announced the award of a Cooperative Agreement to Dartmouth College and University of Maryland for a May 2015 event entitled “Engaging the Public: Best Practices for Crowdsourcing Across the Disciplines.”  In addition to support from NEH, additional funds have been provided through a generous grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to

3 Nov 2014

Digital Lecture Series on the Impact of Feminist Activisms in the 21st Century Starts Today

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:07+00:00 Mon, Nov 3, 2014|Events|

During her tenure as Clara and Robert Vambery Distinguished Professor of Comparative Studies, MITH fellow Hester Baer will be collaborating with an international group of scholars to convene a conversation around feminist activisms through digital lectures and discussions on social media. This exciting series of lectures starts today. From the abstract for the series: "Feminisms in the

16 Oct 2014

Books on the Digital Humanities available through UMD Libraries!

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:08+00:00 Thu, Oct 16, 2014|Alerts|

As part of the ongoing collaboration between the University of Maryland Libraries and MITH, the Libraries have allocated a portion of collections funds to expand the number of books related to the digital humanities available to our community. Kelsey Corlett-Rivera, Librarian for the School of Languages, Literatures, and Culture, has served as liaison to MITH

29 Sep 2014

Department of Art History and Archaeology and MITH awarded planning grant from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation

By | 2018-02-22T14:34:48+00:00 Mon, Sep 29, 2014|News|

The Department of Art History and Archaeology and the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) are pleased to announce a grant from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation in support of a planning meeting for a major symposium entitled Art History in Digital Dimensions, to be held in College Park and Washington, DC in

25 Sep 2014

Hester Baer named MITH Fellow

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:08+00:00 Thu, Sep 25, 2014|Alerts, Faculty Fellows, Fellows|

MITH is pleased to announce that Hester Baer, Vambery Distinguished Professor of Comparative Studies for the 2014-15 academic year, has also been named a MITH Fellow for the same period.  During her fellowship year, Hester will be working on her project, Digital Feminisms: Transnational Activism in German Protest Cultures. Hester Baer is Associate Professor of

26 Aug 2014

MITH Welcomes Amanda Visconti as Winnemore Fellow!

By | 2018-02-22T14:30:21+00:00 Tue, Aug 26, 2014|Community, Fellows, News, Winnemore Fellows|

MITH is pleased to announce that we are welcoming Amanda Visconti as the recipient of the 2014-15 Winnemore Digital Humanities Dissertation Fellowship at MITH.  Applications for the fellowship were given careful consideration based on the extent to which new media and digital technologies were an integral part of the research plan and/or the pedagogical methodology being developed. Amanda is

21 Aug 2014

Ed Summers joins MITH as Lead Developer!

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:09+00:00 Thu, Aug 21, 2014|Alerts, News|

MITH is delighted to announce that Ed Summers will be joining us as Lead Developer beginning September 2. For the Lead Developer role, MITH sought a candidate with excellent technical abilities and familiarity with the application domains of humanities research and cultural heritage, both areas in which we found a perfect match in Ed Summers.

23 Jul 2014

MITH Directors Kirschenbaum and Muñoz featured at Digital Preservation 2014

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:09+00:00 Wed, Jul 23, 2014|Alerts, Research|

Two MITH Directors played key roles at the 2014 Digital Preservation conference, the annual meeting of the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program and the National Digital Stewardship Alliance.  The goal of the conference is to bring together the brightest minds exploring solutions to the challenges of stewarding digital content over the long-term.  Associate Director Matthew

29 Apr 2014

MITH Submits Digital Humanities Innovation Testimony to Congress

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:10+00:00 Tue, Apr 29, 2014|Alerts, Community|

The following was submitted to the Senate Appropriations Committee by MITH Associate Director Matthew Kirschenbaum.  This was in response to an invited opportunity for researchers and innovators to give testimony for an April 29, 2014 hearing on how federal research dollars can help drive innovation. Public Witness Testimony Submitted to the Senate Appropriations Committee Digital Humanities Innovation

27 Apr 2014

Two New Start-Up Grants

By | 2018-02-22T14:34:49+00:00 Sun, Apr 27, 2014|News, Research|

MITH is delighted to announce that the University of Maryland has been awarded two Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Enhancing Music Notation Addressability (EMA) was awarded $59,971, and will be led by MITH Research Programmer Raffaele Viglianti. EMA originates from the idea that music notation, like text, can be