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5 Feb 2016

Announcing the Spring 2016 Digital Dialogues Lineup, plus Digital Dialogues is Storified!

By |Fri, Feb 5, 2016|Uncategorized|

MITH’s Spring 2016 Digital Dialogues season is about to get underway! Starting next week with Elissa Frankle from the US Holocaust Museum, we have six amazing speakers covering a wide range of research specialties: Tuesday February 9, 2016: Elissa Frankle, Digital Projects Coordinator of Digital Learning and New Media, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Making [...]

21 Jan 2016
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Elissa Frankle Digital Dialogue

By |Thu, Jan 21, 2016|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues|

Elissa Frankle

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
@museums365
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Feb 9, 2016
12:30 pm

In 2013, Ms. Frankle gave her first Digital Dialogue, "Making History with the Masses: Citizen History and Radical Trust in Museums." Three years later, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has taken the theory of citizen history into practice with the launch of a full-scale citizen history project, History Unfolded: US Newspapers and the Holocaust. [...]

17 Nov 2015

Job: Open Rank Professor and Synergies Project Director

By |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 |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 |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 [...]

3 Nov 2015
  • Trisha Campbell

Trisha Campbell Digital Dialogue

By |Tue, Nov 3, 2015|Digital Dialogues, Events|

Trisha Campbell

Salisbury University
@digitaltrisha
Speaker Website
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Nov 10, 2015
12:30 pm

For some time, there has been a pressing need for studies that approach murder as something other than a pathological, criminological, or sociological problem to be explained, analyzed, and resolved. In this talk, I take up a new materialist approach to murder, arguing, first, that we must begin by postponing blame, and, second, that inner-city [...]

28 Oct 2015

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

By |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 [...]

27 Oct 2015
  • Richard_Freedman

Richard Freedman Digital Dialogue

By |Tue, Oct 27, 2015|Digital Dialogues, Events|

Richard Freedman

Haverford College
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Nov 3, 2015
12:30 pm

Putting new media in the service of old scores, the digital environment offers much that will advance the study, teaching, and performance of music. There are on-line image archives, research databases, digital editions, tools for computational analysis, and even social media sites devoted to the serious study of music, in all its richness. But what [...]

20 Oct 2015
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Matthew Lincoln Digital Dialogue

By |Tue, Oct 20, 2015|Digital Dialogues, Events|

Matthew Lincoln

University of Maryland
@matthewdlincoln
Speaker Website
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Oct 27, 2015
12:30 pm

"In the context of research, a model is an experimental device, modelling an experimental technique." Willard McCarty, Humanities Computing. What is a research model, and what is an experiment, in the context of art history? As we begin to compute data troves derived from catalogues raisonné and museum collections in new ways, we are challenged [...]

6 Oct 2015
  • Cheryl_Ball

Cheryl Ball Digital Dialogue

By |Tue, Oct 6, 2015|Digital Dialogues, Events|

Cheryl Ball

West Virginia University
@s2ceball
Speaker Website
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Oct 13, 2015
12:30 pm

As academic publishing turns more and more toward peer-to-peer review, multimedia-rich work, and publication of data sets, the Vega team is developing a modular, open-source platform that can accommodate a broader range of publishing models that scholars and practitioners want to and can publish. Vega will be a free, editorial-management platform that supports peer review, copy-editing, [...]