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18 May 2016

Call for Applications: MITH Summer Audiovisual Data Curation Intern

By | Wed, May 18, 2016|Alerts, Opportunities|

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH), University of Maryland’s digital humanities institute, is seeking a graduate student intern to assist with a data curation and stewardship project during the summer 2016 term to assist with the assessment, organization and curation of our collection of audiovisual recordings covering MITH’s speaker series and events. [...]

12 May 2016

Recap: MITH’s April events on Humanities and Computing Collaborations with Andy van Dam

By | Thu, May 12, 2016|Digital Dialogues, Events, News|

This spring, MITH worked with the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the University of Maryland Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL) to bring renowned technology scholar Andy van Dam to campus for two successful events. The first, on Monday April 25th, was a screening of a recently-unearthed 1974 documentary made at the end of an [...]

12 Apr 2016

Andy Van Dam Digital Dialogue

By | Tue, Apr 12, 2016|Digital Dialogues|

Andries van Dam
Brown University
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Apr 26, 2016
12:30 pm

Since 1967, when my students and I, collaborating with Theodor Nelson, built the Hypertext Editing System on an IBM /360 mainframe, I’ve been involved with building a succession of hypermedia systems primarily but not exclusively for the humanities. I will begin this talk with a brief description of the history of this work at Brown, [...]

11 Apr 2016

Documenting the Now Team Announced

By | Mon, Apr 11, 2016|Research|

Back in February we announced MITH's involvement in the Documenting the Now project, which is now under way. In a nutshell, Documenting the Now is an effort to build an application called DocNow, that helps researchers and archivists collect Web content about current events using Twitter. The project is also about building a community and [...]

8 Apr 2016

Job: Assistant Director for Innovation and Learning

By | Fri, Apr 8, 2016|Alerts, Jobs, Opportunities|

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) at the University of Maryland seeks an Assistant Director for Innovation and Learning to play a leadership role in managing MITH’s growing portfolio of courses and instructional programs. The successful candidate will report to MITH’s Director and be adept at fostering the development of exciting digital [...]

5 Apr 2016

Matthew Kirschenbaum Digital Dialogue (and book launch)

By | Tue, Apr 5, 2016|Uncategorized|

Matthew Kirschenbaum
University of Maryland, College Park
Tawes Hall, Room 2115
Tue, Apr 12, 2016
12:30 pm

This Digital Dialogue is also a launch event for Matthew Kirschenbaum's new book Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing, sponsored by the English department's Center for Literary and Comparative Studies. Neil Fraistat will be on hand to host, and discuss the book with Matt. Copies will be available! About the Book: The story of [...]

21 Mar 2016

Harold Short Digital Dialogue

By | Mon, Mar 21, 2016|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues, Events|

Harold Short
Australian Catholic University
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Mar 29, 2016
12:30 pm

This session will include presentations on projects in three very different cultural and social contexts. The purpose of the session is to prompt and facilitate discussion around issues that arise in using digital tools and techniques to support and preserve cultural memory. Each project is nationally important in its own context, but each may also be seen as a [...]

8 Mar 2016

Call for Applications: Winnemore Digital Humanities Dissertation Fellows Program 2016-17

By | Tue, Mar 8, 2016|Alerts, Fellows, Opportunities|

MITH is pleased to announce that we are officially accepting applications for the 2016-17 Winnemore Digital Humanities Dissertation Fellows Program. Every other academic year, MITH provides support to a graduate student whose dissertation engages the intersections between new media and the traditional concerns of the Arts and Humanities, offering a stipend equivalent to a semester-long [...]

4 Mar 2016

Stewarding MITH’s History: A New Window Into Our Past

By | Fri, Mar 4, 2016|Research|

This is the third post in MITH’s series on stewarding digital humanities scholarship.  No doubt you’ve noticed that the MITH website looks a little different these days. We’re proud of this latest refresh of the site’s design, which brings a number of updates such as responsive design, better usability on mobile devices, and reorganized pages [...]

2 Mar 2016

Announcing TWO events in April with Andy van Dam from Brown University!

By | Wed, Mar 2, 2016|Alerts, Digital Dialogues, Events|

MITH is very pleased to announce two upcoming events in late April featuring renowned Computer Science and Technology professor Andy van Dam. The first event, on Monday April 25th at 7:30pm, will be a screening of the 1974 Documentary Hypertext: An Educational Experiment in English and Computer Science at Brown University, followed by a panel discussion with van Dam, UMD [...]