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20 Sep 2016

Purdom Lindblad Digital Dialogue

By | Tue, Sep 20, 2016|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues|

Purdom Lindblad
Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH)
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Oct 4, 2016
12:30 pm

In the Republic of the Imagination, Azar Nafisi champions reading as a way to open ourselves to deepen empathy and entice our curiosity. Inspired, I am developing ways of documenting and visualizing not only what I read, but also what caused me to read using linked open data. Through a custom Jekyll plugin, RDFa triples [...]

8 Sep 2016

Join us at MITH for a mixer to kick off the Fall 2016 season of Digital Dialogues!

By | Thu, Sep 8, 2016|Alerts, Community, Digital Dialogues|

Doing digital scholarly work, or curious about the digital humanities and related digital studies? The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) is a digital humanities center located right at the heart of campus in Hornbake Library. During the semester, MITH hosts a signature event series, Digital Dialogues, featuring talks by local and visiting [...]

1 Sep 2016

Announcing the Fall 2016 Digital Dialogues lineup!

By | Thu, Sep 1, 2016|Alerts, Community, Digital Dialogues|

We may have spent the summer organizing and exploring Digital Dialogues past, but now it's time to remind you all that over a decade after we've begun this series, we're still here bringing you amazing talks by groundbreaking academics. Our Fall 2016 series starts off strong with talks from our two newest hires, Assistant Director of Innovation [...]

8 Aug 2016

The Digital Dialogues Collection, chronicling a slice of the digital humanities since 2005

By | Mon, Aug 8, 2016|Digital Dialogues, Research|

This is the 6th post in MITH’s Digital Stewardship Series. In this post, MITH’s summer intern David Durden discusses his work on MITH’s audiovisual collection of historic Digital Dialogues events. The Digital Dialogues series showcases many prominent figures from the digital humanities community (e.g., Tara McPherson, Mark Sample, Trevor Owens, Julia Flanders, and MITH’s own [...]

14 Jul 2016

A Decade of Digital Dialogues Event Recordings and the Challenges of Implementing a Retroactive Digital Asset Management Plan

By | Thu, Jul 14, 2016|Uncategorized|

This is the 5th post in MITH's Digital Stewardship Series. In this post, MITH's summer intern David Durden discusses his work on MITH's audiovisual collection of historic Digital Dialogues events. I was brought on as a summer intern at MITH to work on a digital curation project involving Digital Dialogues, MITH’s signature events program featuring speakers from around [...]

6 Jul 2016

Job: Processing Archivist (Term Contract)

By | Wed, Jul 6, 2016|Jobs|

The University of Maryland Libraries are seeking a Processing Archivist for a term contract as part of the “Synergies among Digital Humanities and African American History and Culture” (AADHum) project. See below for more information about this opportunity. From the job ad: The Processing Archivist is responsible for carrying out the day-to-day workflows of surveying, processing, [...]

30 Jun 2016

Jobs: Postdoctoral Positions in Digital Humanities and African American History and Culture

By | Thu, Jun 30, 2016|Jobs|

Overview The University of Maryland is offering two Postdoctoral positions in the fields of Digital Humanities and African American History and Culture. Eligible candidates will have completed a doctoral program in African American Studies, Art History, United States Labor History, United States or Global Migration Studies,  Digital Media, Historical and Cultural Visualization, or a related [...]

22 Jun 2016

Please join MITH in welcoming Purdom Lindblad to our team!

By | Wed, Jun 22, 2016|Alerts|

MITH is excited to announce that Purdom Lindblad will be joining us in the newly established position of Assistant Director for Innovation and Learning, beginning in July. In this position, she will play a leadership role in managing MITH’s growing portfolio of courses and instructional programs. Purdom comes to us from Scholars’ Lab at the [...]

6 Jun 2016

Please welcome MITH summer intern Xiaoyu Tai!

By | Mon, Jun 6, 2016|Alerts|

Please join us in welcoming our new summer intern Xiaoyu Tai! Xiaoyu will be working with us for six weeks on a project related to the design and development of a newspaper viewing application powered by the IIIF standard.  Xiaoyu is a first year graduate student studying Human-Computer Interaction at the University of Maryland, and [...]

27 May 2016

The Web’s Past is Not Evenly Distributed

By | Fri, May 27, 2016|Research|

This is the 4th post in MITH's Digital Stewardship Series. In this post Ed Summers discusses ways to align your content with the grain of the Web so that it can last (a bit) longer. If I had to guess I would bet you found the document you are reading right now by following a [...]