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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 | 2018-01-22T15:18:35+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

6 Sep 2017

Dramatic Reading of Percy Shelley’s Prometheus Unbound

By | 2018-02-22T14:26:43+00:00 Wed, Sep 6, 2017|Alerts, Events, Research|

A dramatic reading of Percy Shelley's Prometheus Unbound will take place on Wednesday, October 25, 3:00 -5:00 pm at the Cafritz Foundation Theatre. The show is directed by MITH's intern and Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies graduate student Victoria Scrimer. Victoria has been working closely with extant draft and fair copy manuscripts of Prometheus Unbound by

29 Aug 2017

Announcing the Fall 2017 Digital Dialogues lineup!

By | 2017-09-06T15:24:28+00:00 Tue, Aug 29, 2017|Alerts, Digital Dialogues, Events|

MITH’s Fall 2017 Digital Dialogues season is about to get underway! Starting four weeks from today with Kevin Hamilton from University of Illinois, we have SIX amazing speakers covering a wide range of research specialties: Tuesday September 26, 2017: Kevin Hamilton, Professor of New Media, College of Fine and Applied Arts (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign​) Unfixed

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