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3 Nov 2014

Digital Lecture Series on the Impact of Feminist Activisms in the 21st Century Starts Today

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:07+00:00 Mon, Nov 3, 2014|Events|

During her tenure as Clara and Robert Vambery Distinguished Professor of Comparative Studies, MITH fellow Hester Baer will be collaborating with an international group of scholars to convene a conversation around feminist activisms through digital lectures and discussions on social media. This exciting series of lectures starts today. From the abstract for the series: "Feminisms in the

3 Nov 2014

Alex Wright: The Platonic Network

By | 2017-02-06T10:47:26+00:00 Mon, Nov 3, 2014|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues, Events|

Alex Wright
Etsy, The New York Times, and IBM
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Nov 11, 2014
12:30 pm

In 1934, a little-known Belgian bibliographer named Paul Otlet described something very much like the World Wide Web, sketching out plans for a network of "electric telescopes" connecting people to a vast collection of documents, images, and audio-visual material. He dubbed the whole thing the Mundaneum, describing it as a "réseau mondial" - a worldwide

27 Oct 2014

Darius Kazemi: Strange Bedfellows: Digital Humanities, Internet Art, and the Weird Internet

By | 2017-02-06T10:47:26+00:00 Mon, Oct 27, 2014|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues, Events|

Darius Kazemi
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Nov 4, 2014
12:30 pm

Kazemi will discuss the "Weird Internet," a wildly popular creative internet-native subculture, and its intersections with Digital Humanities and Internet Art (in the fine arts tradition). The Big Data approach to analysis of texts is painfully limited in the knowledge it can produce. This talk will take Bruno Latour's Compositionist Manifesto as well as the speaker's

20 Oct 2014

Andrew Johnston: Models of Code and the Digital Architecture of Time

By | 2017-02-06T10:47:27+00:00 Mon, Oct 20, 2014|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues, Events|

Andrew Johnston
North Carolina State University
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Oct 28, 2014
12:30 pm

Andrew Johnston will discuss a portion of his forthcoming book, Pulses of Abstraction: Episodes from a History of Animation, which traces the emergence of real-time computer graphics and animation in the 1970s. Focusing especially on a programming language developed through funding from the National Science Foundation and that language’s use at the art and engineering collective called the Circle

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