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3 Oct 2017

Sarah Florini Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-10-10T16:45:53+00:00 Tue, Oct 3, 2017|Uncategorized|

Sarah Florini
Arizona State University
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Oct 10, 2017
12:30 pm

Though publics are often conceived of as bounded by platform, users frequently deploy platforms in conjunction to create trans-platform digitally networked publics. The multi-media and trans-platform nature of such publics provide users with a range of affordances that allow them to oscillate the public between functioning as an enclave or as a counter-public. This

29 Sep 2017

MITH panel/workshop Nov 2nd on linked data & crowdsourcing for radio collections!

By | 2017-10-03T14:16:57+00:00 Fri, Sep 29, 2017|Alerts, Events, Opportunities|

Using the Digital to Engage Archival Radio Collections: A Panel and Workshop on Sound Studies & Digital Humanities Crowdsourcing Strategies Thursday November 2, 2017, 1:30 - 4:30pm MITH Conference Room 0301 Hornbake Library North College Park, MD 20742 Space for this event is limited, so please RSVP here. Understanding the contents of institutional and digital

27 Sep 2017

Announcing the Music Encoding Conference 2018 Call for Proposals

By | 2017-09-27T15:30:50+00:00 Wed, Sep 27, 2017|Alerts, Events, Opportunities|

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities and the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library invite you to participate in the 2018 Music Encoding Conference with the theme: “Encoding and Performance”. Date: 23 – 24 May 2018 (with pre-conference workshops on 22 May and an ‘un-conference’ day on 25 May) Location: University of Maryland, College

26 Sep 2017

Nicole Cooke Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-10-10T13:56:39+00:00 Tue, Sep 26, 2017|Uncategorized|

Nicole A. Cooke
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Oct 3, 2017
12:30 pm

Library and information science (LIS) has a dual history; as a profession that is over 80% white and female, the LIS workforce has been plagued with segregation and a lack of representation. However, LIS also has many amazing stories, stories of people of color changing the profession and the lives of their patrons. It

19 Sep 2017

DocNow and Rhizome receive IMLS National Forum grant!

By | 2017-09-19T12:35:49+00:00 Tue, Sep 19, 2017|Alerts, News, Research|

We are thrilled to announce that Documenting the Now, MITH's Mellon-funded collaborative social media preservation initiative with Washington University and the University of California, Riverside, has been awarded a National Forum Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), as part of a new collaboration with arts organization Rhizome. For full details

6 Sep 2017

Dramatic Reading of Percy Shelley’s Prometheus Unbound

By | 2017-09-06T13:14:08+00:00 Wed, Sep 6, 2017|Alerts, Events, Research|

A dramatic reading of Percy Shelley's Prometheus Unbound will take place on Wednesday, October 25, 3:00 -5:00 pm at the Cafritz Foundation Theatre. The show is directed by MITH's intern and Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies graduate student Victoria Scrimer. Victoria has been working closely with extant draft and fair copy manuscripts of Prometheus Unbound by

29 Aug 2017

Announcing the Fall 2017 Digital Dialogues lineup!

By | 2017-09-06T15:24:28+00:00 Tue, Aug 29, 2017|Alerts, Digital Dialogues, Events|

MITH’s Fall 2017 Digital Dialogues season is about to get underway! Starting four weeks from today with Kevin Hamilton from University of Illinois, we have SIX amazing speakers covering a wide range of research specialties: Tuesday September 26, 2017: Kevin Hamilton, Professor of New Media, College of Fine and Applied Arts (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign​) Unfixed

29 Aug 2017

Kevin Hamilton Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-09-26T18:45:15+00:00 Tue, Aug 29, 2017|Uncategorized|

Kevin Hamilton
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign​
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Sep 26, 2017
12:30 pm

This presentation will explore the unique ethical, creative, and epistemological potentials of explicitly placing art or design in a subservient role to other disciplinary agendas in research-based inquiry. Historical and contemporary examples from within and without the presenter’s experiences will animate this overview and dialogue on intentional asymmetry in arts-integrative collaborative relationships.

15 Jun 2017

My Fond Farewell to MITH

By | 2017-06-15T09:40:04+00:00 Thu, Jun 15, 2017|Alerts, Community, News|

I can’t begin to say how grateful I am for the privilege of having served as Director of MITH for the past twelve years. If there is a more inspiring job anywhere, I’m not aware of it. I count myself especially fortunate to have held this position during the intellectual ferment marking the emergence of