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26 Aug 2014

MITH Welcomes Amanda Visconti as Winnemore Fellow!

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:09+00:00 Tue, Aug 26, 2014|Alerts, 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 | 2017-02-05T21:14:10+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

20 Apr 2014

MITH is Now Accepting Fall 2014 Digital Dialogues Speaker Nominations!

By | 2016-03-07T20:21:01+00:00 Sun, Apr 20, 2014|Community, Digital Dialogues|

MITH is accepting nominations for potential speakers for our Digital Dialogues series in the Fall 2014 semester.  Digital Dialogues is MITH’s signature events program, held almost every week while the academic semester is in session. Digital Dialogues is an occasion for discussion, presentation, and intellectual exchange that you can build into your weekly schedule. To

15 Apr 2014

MITH awarded HathiTrust Research Center grant

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:10+00:00 Tue, Apr 15, 2014|News|

MITH is pleased to announce that we have been awarded $39,690 from the HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) for a prototyping grant in support of the HTRC’s Workset Creation For Scholarly Analysis project. In collaboration with HTRC, MITH will develop a prototype application to facilitate the distributed correction and enhancement of HathiTrust metadata records. This work builds

9 Apr 2014

MITH’s Research & Collections featured on NPR’s All Things Considered

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:11+00:00 Wed, Apr 9, 2014|Alerts, Community|

When National Public Radio's daily news show All Things Considered wanted to do a piece on the challenges of digital archives and preservation, they contacted MITH about coming to our offices for an interview.  Last week, Audie Cornish came to MITH and interviewed several of our research staff including Executive Director Neil Fraistat, Associate Director Trevor Muñoz, and BitCurator

11 Nov 2013

Ten New Digital Dialogues Video Podcasts Posted!

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:13+00:00 Mon, Nov 11, 2013|Alerts, Community, Digital Dialogues|

MITH is delighted  to announce that ten Digital Dialogues video podcasts from 2013 are now available.  Here is a full list: October 29, 2013: Nicole Saylor, Head, American Folklife Center Archive Archiving Folk Culture in the Digital Age   October 15, 2013: Allen Renear, Interim Dean and Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS), University of

29 Oct 2013

It’s Alive! The Shelley-Godwin Archive Launches this Thursday!

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:14+00:00 Tue, Oct 29, 2013|Alerts, Events|

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The University of Maryland's Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) announces the launch of the Shelley-Godwin Archive (S-GA), a new digital resource that allows scholars, students and the public to explore in one place the widely scattered texts of England's "first family of writers." For the first time together, the archive will