Since the early days of the field, art and architectural historians have relied on image-based reproductions of our primary source material to do our work. And yet, Photography and digitization—the two main image-reproduction technologies of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries—do not duplicate their subjects uncritically. They have actively shaped our disciplines in sometimes overt, sometimes
MITH is very excited to announce our participation in the Ethics and Archiving the Web National Forum which will be taking place at the New Museum in New York City, March 22-24. This collaboration between Rhizome and the Documenting the Now project will bring together activists, librarians, journalists, archivists, scholars, developers, and designers who are
Led by the Digital Library Federation, Endangered Data Week, February 26 – March 2, is an international, collaborative effort, coordinated across campuses, nonprofits, libraries, citizen science initiatives, and cultural heritage institutions, to shed light on public datasets that are in danger of being deleted, repressed, mishandled, or lost. The goals of Endangered Data Week are to
Social media have transformed our societies and contributed to creation of online public spaces. In the past few years, we witnessed how social media were central to any debate of socio-political movements around the world. Social media were cited as the new catalysts of social change in these contexts. However, still controversies exist about the
Part 3 of a short series of a lightly edited posts from of Purdom Lindblad's keynote for the University of Maryland Library Research and Innovative Practice Forum.
Part 2 of a short series of a lightly edited posts from of Purdom Lindblad's keynote for the University of Maryland Library Research and Innovative Practice Forum.
MITH’s Spring 2018 Digital Dialogues season is about to get underway! Starting in mid-February with Jarrett Drake from Harvard, we have SIX amazing speakers covering a wide range of research specialties: Tuesday February 13, 2018: Jarrett Drake, Ph.D. Student in Social Anthropology (Harvard University) Repositories of Failure: Creating Abolitionist Archives to Project Past the Punishment Paradigm
This talk will speculate on the following questions: to what extent and in what ways might communities use archives as avenues to abolish police and prisons in the United States? How can archivists, organizers, and resource allocators use the archive as a means and a method to envision a world without police and prisons,
MITH Graduate Assistant, Call for Applications The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) is seeking applications for a Graduate Assistant position for the Spring 2018 semester. This is an approximately 10-hour per week position starting in January 2018 and ending in May 2018, with a possibility of renewal. The Graduate Assistant will support
MITH 498: Anatomy of DH Research Winter Term 2018: Jan 2 - 22 (click here to enroll) In-class meeting: Tuesdays / Thursdays 1 - 4:30 PM in 0301A Hornbake (MITH offices) Online or Team Time: Mondays / Wednesdays unless indicated by * Instructors: Purdom Lindblad Stephanie Sapienza Ed Summers Raff Viglianti This course will frame and