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10 May 2018

MITH receives NEH grant for “Unlocking the Airwaves: Revitalizing an Early Public and Educational Radio Collection”

By | 2018-05-10T11:17:56+00:00 Thu, May 10, 2018|Alerts, News, Research|

MITH is pleased to announce an award from the National Endowment for the Humanities 2017 Humanities Collections and Reference Resources program for Unlocking the Airwaves: Revitalizing an Early Public and Educational Radio Collection. Unlocking the Airwaves, directed by Stephanie Sapienza with Co-PI Eric Hoyt, is a multi-institutional collaboration between MITH, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the

9 Apr 2018

MITH Receives NEH Grant

By | 2018-04-16T14:02:39+00:00 Mon, Apr 9, 2018|Alerts, News, Research|

MITH is pleased to announce an award from the National Endowment for the Humanities 2017 Humanities Collections and Reference Resources program for Unlocking the Airwaves: Revitalizing an Early Public and Educational Radio Collection. Unlocking the Airwaves, directed by Stephanie Sapienza with Co-PI Eric Hoyt, is a multi-institutional collaboration between MITH, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the

5 Mar 2018

Roopika Risam, Thursday March 8 at MITH: ‘Visualizing Du Bois: The Politics of Literary Recovery’

By | 2018-04-16T15:42:08+00:00 Mon, Mar 5, 2018|Alerts, Events|

We are excited to have Roopika Risam on campus to kick off a weekend of digital humanities events between March 8 and 10th. Risam’s work focuses on the intersections between postcolonial, African American, and US ethnic studies, and the role of digital humanities in mediating between them. Please join us Thursday, March 8th at 3:00

11 Jan 2018

Announcing the Spring 2018 Digital Dialogues lineup!

By | 2018-02-22T14:22:57+00:00 Thu, Jan 11, 2018|Alerts, Digital Dialogues, Events|

MITH’s Spring 2018 Digital Dialogues season is about to get underway! Starting in mid-February with Jarrett Drake from Harvard, we have SIX amazing speakers covering a wide range of research specialties: Tuesday February 13, 2018: Jarrett Drake, Ph.D. Student in Social Anthropology (Harvard University) Repositories of Failure: Creating Abolitionist Archives to Project Past the Punishment Paradigm

2 Jan 2018

MITH is hiring a Graduate Assistant for Spring 2018!

By | 2018-02-19T12:40:06+00:00 Tue, Jan 2, 2018|Alerts, Jobs|

MITH Graduate Assistant, Call for Applications The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) is seeking applications for a Graduate Assistant position for the Spring 2018 semester. This is an approximately 10-hour per week position starting in January 2018 and ending in May 2018, with a possibility of renewal. The Graduate Assistant will support

14 Nov 2017

MITH Winter Term Course: Anatomy of DH Research

By | 2018-02-22T14:37:40+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

1 Nov 2017

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

By | 2018-03-26T15:25:17+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

29 Sep 2017

MITH panel/workshop Nov 2nd on linked data & crowdsourcing for radio collections!

By | 2018-02-22T14:19:57+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 | 2018-02-22T14:18:46+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

19 Sep 2017

DocNow and Rhizome receive IMLS National Forum grant!

By | 2018-02-22T14:34:45+00:00 Tue, Sep 19, 2017|Alerts, News, Research|

We are thrilled to announce that Documenting the Now, MITH's Mellon-funded collaborative social media preservation initiative with Washington University and the University of California, Riverside, has been awarded a National Forum Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), as part of a new collaboration with arts organization Rhizome. For the full