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2 Mar 2015

Miriam Posner Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-02-06T10:47:25+00:00 Mon, Mar 2, 2015|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues, Events|

Miriam Posner
University of California, Los Angeles
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Mar 10, 2015
12:30 pm

Walter Freeman, the world’s foremost proponent and practitioner of lobotomy, was also an obsessive photographer. He almost invariably took photos of his patients before and after surgery, often tracking them down years after the operation to capture their images. These cross-country trips to photograph patients, which Freeman called head-and-shoulder hunting expeditions, consumed the physician during

23 Feb 2015

Mauricio Giraldo Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-02-06T10:47:25+00:00 Mon, Feb 23, 2015|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues, Events|

Mauricio Giraldo
NYPL Labs
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Mar 3, 2015
12:30 pm

I'm currently an interaction designer at NYPL Labs, The New York Public Library’s digital innovation unit. One of our latest projects is Building Inspector, a tool to extract data from historic insurance atlases through a combination of computational (vectorization, computer vision, alpha shapes) and human (crowdsourcing, game design concepts) processes. This talk will provide an insight

18 Feb 2015

Open Call for Applications: “Engaging the Public: Best Practices for Crowdsourcing Across the Disciplines”

By | 2015-02-18T10:04:20+00:00 Wed, Feb 18, 2015|Alerts, Events, Research|

We are pleased to issue an open call for applications to “Engaging the Public: Best Practices for Crowdsourcing Across the Disciplines.” This workshop, to be held at the University of Maryland in College Park, MD, on May 6-8, 2015, is being led by Dartmouth College and the University of Maryland, with the support of the

9 Feb 2015

Sign up now to have lunch with our Digital Dialogue speakers!

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:02+00:00 Mon, Feb 9, 2015|Alerts, Community, Digital Dialogues|

With our Digital Dialogue speaker series, MITH aims to foster community by extending an open offer to interested graduate students, staff, and faculty to request one of a limited number of spots to join our speakers for lunch. This is a great opportunity to engage directly with the speakers and discuss their work in a less formal

22 Jan 2015

Mark your calendars … MITH’s Spring 2015 Digital Dialogues are coming up!

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:02+00:00 Thu, Jan 22, 2015|Alerts, Community, Digital Dialogues, Events|

MITH is excited to announce the lineup of speakers for our Spring 2015 Digital Dialogues season!  Our six speakers come from a wide variety of research specialties ranging from ranging from Digital Musicology to Literature/Digital Editions to Urban Media Art and Interaction Design. Reserve the date now for: Tuesday February 24, 2015: Shannon Mattern Tuesday March 3, 2015: Mauricio Giraldo Tuesday March

20 Jan 2015

Shannon Mattern Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-02-06T10:47:26+00:00 Tue, Jan 20, 2015|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues, Events|

Shannon Mattern
The New School
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Feb 24, 2015
12:30 pm

While “smart” cities and urban “sentience” seem to be products of new networked technologies, our cities have actually been mediated, and intelligent, for millennia. They’ve long been shaped by their roles as substrates for and containers of mediation, and they've long reflected the logics, politics, and aesthetics of their prevailing communications technologies. I advocate for an “urban

19 Jan 2015

A Look at #FergusonSyllabus

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:02+00:00 Mon, Jan 19, 2015|Alerts, Community, Research|

As a new semester is about to begin academics are busily putting finishing touches on their course syllabi. Here at the University of Maryland there has been sustained interest over the past few months in integrating discussion and thinking about the recent events in Ferguson, and subsequent #BlackLivesMatter movement into our classes. Look for news

15 Jan 2015

Researching Ferguson Update: Previewing MITH’s Teach Ins for #BlackLivesMatter at UMD

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:03+00:00 Thu, Jan 15, 2015|Alerts, Community, Events, Research|

Tuesday January 27, 2015 at 12:30pm MITH Conference Room 0301 Hornbake Library North A MITH Digital Humanities Incubator Roundtable Discussion of our ongoing work with Event-Based Social Media Data and Network AnalysisAs many of you know, MITH has been spearheading a series of meetings to develop research and teaching opportunities for the use of the

14 Jan 2015

An Invitation to Beta-Test the Infinite Ulysses Digital Edition

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:03+00:00 Wed, Jan 14, 2015|Fellows, Research, Winnemore Fellows|

In my previous post on this blog, I introduced my dissertational Infinite Ulysses project: a participatory digital edition that I've designed and coded for my uniquely shaped literature dissertation. I've now finished most of the work of building of the site. I've also finalized decisions around the online community experience such as writing statements on

13 Jan 2015

Ilya Kreymer will speak at MITH on January 20th on web archiving tools

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:03+00:00 Tue, Jan 13, 2015|Alerts, Community, Events|

Please join us at MITH on Tuesday, January 20th at 11am for a presentation by Ilya Kreymer about his work on web archiving tools. Ilya’s open-source pywb software allows for high-quality replay (browsing) of archived web data stored in standardized ARC and WARC file formats. It is similar in principle to the Internet Archive's Wayback