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15 Jun 2017

My Fond Farewell to MITH

By | 2017-06-15T09:40:04+00:00 Thu, Jun 15, 2017|Alerts, Community, News|

I can’t begin to say how grateful I am for the privilege of having served as Director of MITH for the past twelve years. If there is a more inspiring job anywhere, I’m not aware of it. I count myself especially fortunate to have held this position during the intellectual ferment marking the emergence of

14 Jun 2017

MITH is now accepting Digital Dialogues speaker nominations for Fall 2017!

By | 2017-06-14T14:15:04+00:00 Wed, Jun 14, 2017|Alerts, Community, Digital Dialogues|

MITH is accepting nominations for potential speakers for our Digital Dialogues series in the Fall 2017 semester.  Digital Dialogues is MITH’s signature events program, held almost every week while the academic semester is in session. Digital Dialogues is an occasion for discussion, presentation, and intellectual exchange that you can build into your weekly schedule. To

17 May 2017

Register for one or more FREE workshop(s), hosted by MITH on Wednesday, May 31st

By | 2017-05-17T11:37:32+00:00 Wed, May 17, 2017|Alerts, Events, Opportunities|

MITH is hosting the 2017 annual conference of the Society for Textual Scholarship (STS), Textual Embodiments. As part of our pre-conference activities, we are hosting five FREE workshops on Wednesday, May 31st. Conference attendees have had the first chance to register and select workshops, and now we are opening up all remaining slots to the

18 Apr 2017

Two important S-GA announcements: Scrope Davies Notebook publication, plus a new grant!

By | 2017-04-18T11:21:13+00:00 Tue, Apr 18, 2017|Alerts, Research|

The Shelley-Godwin Archive, one of MITH's longstanding projects, is pleased to share two important announcements: The first is the publication of the Scrope Davies Notebook in the Archive. Mislaid and then forgotten from 1818 to 1976, this notebook that Percy Bysshe Shelley entrusted to Byron’s friend Scrope Davies was famously discovered in a trunk in

4 Apr 2017

Registration is now open for ‘Textual Embodiments,’ the 2017 STS annual conference!

By | 2017-04-04T16:22:18+00:00 Tue, Apr 4, 2017|Alerts, Events, Opportunities|

MITH, AADHum, and the Society for Textual Scholarship (STS) are thrilled to announce that registration is now open for the forthcoming annual STS conference, Textual Embodiments. The conference will engage a range of issues involving the materiality of texts, including their physical, virtual, and performative manifestations as objects that can decay or break down and

28 Mar 2017

Ryan Long Vambery Lecture: ‘Hannes Meyer in Europe and Mexico: Building, a Poetics of Displacement’

By | 2017-03-27T18:31:47+00:00 Tue, Mar 28, 2017|Alerts, Fellows|

This Wednesday March 29th, the Comparative Literature Department will present the Vambery Lecture with current Vambery Distinguished Professor Ryan Long of the Spanish Department. Hannes Meyer in Europe and Mexico: Building, a Poetics of Displacement Wednesday, March 29, 2017 11:30am to 1:00pm Tawes Hall 2115 (Faculty Lounge) Lunch will be served Please RSVP to Gerard Passannante

13 Mar 2017

Announcing the Transgender Usenet Archive!

By | 2017-03-13T14:29:30+00:00 Mon, Mar 13, 2017|Alerts, Fellows|

I’m happy to announce that after almost a year of hard work, the Transgender Usenet Archive is now officially available for public use! You can search the archive for any single word or two word phrase, and searches can be filtered by newsgroup or post publication year. By default, all searches are case sensitive, but

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

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

4 Nov 2016

MITH announces first courses ever for spring 2017!

By | 2017-03-27T10:46:38+00:00 Fri, Nov 4, 2016|Alerts, News, Opportunities|

MITH is thrilled to announce that we will be offering two courses in the spring as part of the new interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate Digital Studies in the Arts and Humanities (DSAH). Designed to allow graduate students to explore traditional humanities concepts alongside forms of digital media and computational tools and techniques, DSAH offers students a