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16 Oct 2014

Books on the Digital Humanities available through UMD Libraries!

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:08+00:00 Thu, Oct 16, 2014|Alerts|

As part of the ongoing collaboration between the University of Maryland Libraries and MITH, the Libraries have allocated a portion of collections funds to expand the number of books related to the digital humanities available to our community. Kelsey Corlett-Rivera, Librarian for the School of Languages, Literatures, and Culture, has served as liaison to MITH

13 Oct 2014

Alexis Lothian: From Transformative Works to #transformDH: Digital Humanities as (Critical) Fandom

By | 2017-02-06T10:47:27+00:00 Mon, Oct 13, 2014|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues, Events|

Alexis Lothian
University of Maryland College Park
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Oct 21, 2014
12:30 pm

The identity of the field, network, discourse, or discipline of "Digital Humanities" is a source of endless discussion among its practitioners and critics – from conflicting genealogies of humanities computing and new media studies, to the gendered and raced institutional logics critiqued in the recent Differences issue on "The Dark Side of Digital Humanities." This

6 Oct 2014

Marisa Parham: Without Innovation: African American Lifeworlds and the Internet of Things

By | 2017-02-06T10:47:27+00:00 Mon, Oct 6, 2014|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues, Events|

Marisa Parham
Amherst College
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Oct 14, 2014
12:30 pm

This is the second talk in a series. (The first was a TEDx talk given at Amherst College in 2013). Each talk is a speculation on a set of questions about technology, embodiment, and temporality. How can we build a future when we have already had a past? How might we account for how unremembered

29 Sep 2014

Department of Art History and Archaeology and MITH awarded planning grant from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:08+00:00 Mon, Sep 29, 2014|News|

The Department of Art History and Archaeology and the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) are pleased to announce a grant from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation in support of a planning meeting for a major symposium entitled Art History in Digital Dimensions, to be held in College Park and Washington, DC in

29 Sep 2014

Stephanie Ceraso: Listening Bodies, Digital Production, and the Pursuit of Invigorated Sonic Experiences

By | 2017-02-06T10:47:27+00:00 Mon, Sep 29, 2014|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues, Events|

Stephanie Ceraso
University of Maryland Baltimore County
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Oct 7, 2014
12:30 pm

Steph Ceraso will discuss her in-progress book project, Sounding Composition, Composing Sound, which re-imagines the teaching of listening in relation to digital media and multimodal experience. Drawing from the listening and composing practices of deaf percussionist Evelyn Glennie, acoustic designers, and automotive acoustic engineers, Ceraso proposes an expansive, explicitly embodied listening pedagogy that is based

25 Sep 2014

Hester Baer named MITH Fellow

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:08+00:00 Thu, Sep 25, 2014|Alerts, Faculty Fellows, Fellows|

MITH is pleased to announce that Hester Baer, Vambery Distinguished Professor of Comparative Studies for the 2014-15 academic year, has also been named a MITH Fellow for the same period.  During her fellowship year, Hester will be working on her project, Digital Feminisms: Transnational Activism in German Protest Cultures. Hester Baer is Associate Professor of

23 Sep 2014

Alison Booth: "Prosopography and Crowding Attention"

By | 2017-02-05T21:25:00+00:00 Tue, Sep 23, 2014|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues, Events|

Alison Booth
University of Virginia
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Sep 30, 2014
12:30 pm

Almost a century ago, Virginia Woolf lamented the absence of biographies of housemaids in the great national prosopography circa 1900, The Dictionary of National Biography.  Recent feminist scholarship continues to overlook other widespread records of women’s lives in print well before 1900, in collective biographies. Booth’s book, How to Make It as a Woman, called

18 Sep 2014

Limited Spaces Open for Lunch with Our Digital Dialogue Speakers!

By | 2016-07-11T11:47:09+00:00 Thu, Sep 18, 2014|Alerts, Community, Digital Dialogues|

As part of our Digital Dialogue series, we are able to offer a small number of spaces for graduate students, staff, and faculty 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 setting. We are now getting ready for our

16 Sep 2014

RSVP by this Wednesday, September 17th to join MITH for a Digital Dialogues mixer!

By | 2016-04-25T17:07:42+00:00 Tue, Sep 16, 2014|Alerts, Digital Dialogues, Events|

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