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28 Feb 2017

Amanda Starling Gould Digital Dialogue *POSTPONED*

By | 2017-02-20T13:41:37+00:00 Tue, Feb 28, 2017|Uncategorized|

Amanda Starling Gould
Duke University
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Mar 14, 2017
12:30 pm

This talk was originally scheduled for March 14, but the speaker has had to postpone her visit until Fall of 2017 due to unforeseen circumstances. MITH will post the new date for this talk along with the Fall 2017 Digital Dialogues schedule in late summer/early fall. How do we seed digital media study – and

15 Feb 2017

André Brock Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-05-12T17:54:41+00:00 Wed, Feb 15, 2017|Uncategorized|

André Brock
University of Michigan
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Feb 28, 2017
12:30 pm

A heartrending recent development of digital practice is the dissemination on social networks of videos of state violence against Black men and women, such as the Facebook video of Philando Castile’s passing, or the YouTube video depicting the arrest and beating of Sandra Bland. In response, many Black folk have begun describing the effects

7 Feb 2017

Columba Stewart Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-05-12T17:47:16+00:00 Tue, Feb 7, 2017|Digital Dialogues, Events|

Columba Stewart, OSB
Hill Museum and Manuscript Library
MITH Conference Room
Wed, Feb 15, 2017
12:30 pm

The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML) at Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota, was founded in 1965 to microfilm Benedictine libraries in Europe. The project grew rapidly beyond its monastic and European focus. In 2003, HMML began to use digital imaging technologies to document the manuscript heritage of ancient Christian communities in the Middle

30 Jan 2017

Announcing the ‘Race, Space, and Place’ sequence of Spring 2017 AADHum Events!

By | 2017-03-27T10:45:51+00:00 Mon, Jan 30, 2017|Alerts, Events, Research|

The African American History, Culture and Digital Humanities (AADHum) Initiative has just announced the its first sequence, Race, Space, and Place, which explores themes of African American labor, migration, and artistic expression, through a series of complementary Reading Groups (RG), Digital Humanities Incubator (DHI) and Digital Dialogues. A collaboration between MITH and the College of Arts and

30 Jan 2017

Kishonna Gray Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-05-12T17:44:38+00:00 Mon, Jan 30, 2017|Digital Dialogues, Events|

Kishonna L Gray, Ph.D.
Fellow, Berkman-Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Feb 7, 2017
12:30 pm

As racial projects, video games legitimize white masculinity and hegemonic ideology through the ‘othering’ process. This is performed via pixelated minstrelsy by depicting Black and Brown bodies as objects to be destroyed and women as bodies to be dominated. The mediated story of Black characters is limited and situated within buffoonery (comedy) or crime

25 Jan 2017

Announcing the Society for Textual Scholarship’s 2017 Call for Papers

By | 2017-03-27T10:50:14+00:00 Wed, Jan 25, 2017|Alerts, Opportunities|

** NOTE - We've listened to your requests, and are extending the deadline for STS submissions to Monday March 6th by 9:00am EST. ** The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) and the Andrew W. Mellon-funded African American Digital Humanities Initiative (AADHum) invite your participation in “Textual Embodiments,” the Society for Textual Scholarship’s

25 Jan 2017

Tracking Changes With diffengine

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:44+00:00 Wed, Jan 25, 2017|Research|

Our most respected newspapers want their stories to be accurate because once the words are on paper, and the paper is in someone’s hands, there’s no changing them. The words are literally fixed in ink to the page, and mass produced into many copies that are pretty much impossible to recall. Reputations can rise and

24 Jan 2017

Announcing the Spring 2017 Digital Dialogues Lineup!

By | 2017-03-27T10:49:16+00:00 Tue, Jan 24, 2017|Digital Dialogues, Events|

MITH’s Spring 2017 Digital Dialogues season is about to get underway! Starting two weeks from today with Kishonna Gray from MIT and Harvard, we have SEVEN amazing speakers covering a wide range of research specialties: Tuesday February 7, 2017: Kishonna Gray, Martin Luther King Jr. Scholar and Visiting Professor, Comparative Media Studies and Women and Gender Studies

23 Jan 2017

Archiving Usenet: Adopting an Ethics of Care

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:45+00:00 Mon, Jan 23, 2017|Research, Winnemore Fellows|

This is the fourth in series of blog posts by 2016-17 Winnemore Digital Dissertation Fellow Avery Dame on the progress of his dissertation, “Talk Amongst Yourselves: Community Formation in Transgender Counterpublic Discourse Online,” which explores the affective and structural meanings assigned to “community” in English-language transgender discourse online. “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a

9 Dec 2016

Listening for the Static

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:45+00:00 Fri, Dec 9, 2016|Research, Winnemore Fellows|

This is the third in series of blog posts by 2016-17 Winnemore Digital Dissertation Fellow Avery Dame on the progress of his dissertation, “Talk Amongst Yourselves: Community Formation in Transgender Counterpublic Discourse Online,” which explores the affective and structural meanings assigned to “community” in English-language transgender discourse online. As you can guess from my last