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1 Nov 2017

Books.Files: New project to help scholars assess digital components of today’s bookmaking

By | 2017-11-02T11:10:45+00:00 Wed, Nov 1, 2017|Alerts, Research|

COLLEGE PARK, MD—The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities at the University of Maryland and the Book Industry Study Group are pleased to announce Books.Files, a new project funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to assess the potential for the archival collection and scholarly study of digital assets associated with today’s trade publishing

14 Nov 2017

MITH Winter Term Course: Anatomy of DH Research

By | 2017-11-14T12:22:31+00:00 Tue, Nov 14, 2017|Alerts, Curriculum, Opportunities|

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

9 Nov 2017

MITH Coffee Hour December 5! Plus, Spring 2018 Digital Dialogues: Who do you want to see?

By | 2017-11-10T11:34:45+00:00 Thu, Nov 9, 2017|Uncategorized|

Fall 2017 Digital Dialogues speakers. Left to right, top to bottom: Kevin Hamilton, September 26; Nicole Cooke, October 3; Sarah Florini, October 10; Elisa Beshero-Bondar, October 24; Alexandrina Agloro, October 31; and Walter Forsberg, November 7. MITH has wrapped up another fantastic Digital Dialogues season! This semester we got to hear about groundbreaking

7 Nov 2017

Alexandrina Agloro Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-11-09T12:48:47+00:00 Tue, Nov 7, 2017|Uncategorized|

Alexandrina Agloro
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Oct 31, 2017
12:30 pm

How can interactive media supplement and support justice-related social movements? Alexandrina Agloro, media artist and assistant professor, will discuss the landscape of design and digital humanities projects geared toward social change, and share some of her current projects. Each of these projects incorporate pieces of reimagining archives, culturally relevant education, game development, and tools

31 Oct 2017

Walter Forsberg Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-11-09T12:31:35+00:00 Tue, Oct 31, 2017|Uncategorized|

Walter Forsberg
National Museum of African American History and Culture – Smithsonian Institution
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Nov 7, 2017
12:30 pm

Walter Forsberg, Media Archivist for the National Museum of African American History and Culture at the Smithsonian, will present an overview of the new museum’s audiovisual digitization programs and activities, in place since 2014. Forsberg will discuss how NMAAHC established digital file-management workflows, target specifications, equipment sourcing, and access platforms, alongside screenings of newly-digitized

17 Oct 2017

Elisa Beshero-Bondar Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-10-25T22:04:15+00:00 Tue, Oct 17, 2017|Uncategorized|

Elisa Beshero-Bondar
University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Oct 24, 2017
12:30 pm

In this talk, I will introduce the collaboration of the Pittsburgh Bicentennial Frankenstein team with MITH to produce a new and authoritative digital edition of the 1818, 1823, and 1831 published texts of Frankenstein linked with the Shelley-Godwin Archive edition of Mary Shelley’s manuscript notebooks. We have been hard at work on the project

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 | 2017-11-20T12:30:14+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 Please note that this event is now FULL. If you'd like to be placed on a waiting

27 Sep 2017

Announcing the Music Encoding Conference 2018 Call for Proposals

By | 2017-11-06T11:19:23+00:00 Wed, Sep 27, 2017|Alerts, Events, Opportunities|

** Deadline extended until November 15 11:59pm EST ** Submit at https://www.conftool.net/music-encoding2018 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

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