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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

27 Oct 2016

Next Wednesday 11/2, don’t miss Matt Kirschenbaum discuss his new book ‘Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing!’

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:46+00:00 Thu, Oct 27, 2016|Alerts, Events, Research|

What: Speaking of Books: A Conversation with Matthew Kirschenbaum When: Wednesday, November 2 at 3:30pm Where: McKeldin Library, Room 6137 (Special Events Room) Next Tuesday, don't miss Professor of English and Director of the Graduate Certificate in Digital Studies (DSAH) Matthew Kirschenbaum as he discusses his new book Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing. Light refreshments will be

11 Oct 2016

Come join MITH Thursday 10/13 for a Night Against Hate!

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:47+00:00 Tue, Oct 11, 2016|Alerts, Events|

Please join us at MITH (and remotely) this Thursday to gather with others looking to learn from each other about how to investigate and thwart hate speech in social media. At our Night Against Hate event we will collaboratively try to link the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Extremist Files to social media accounts. This list

8 Sep 2016

Join us at MITH for a mixer to kick off the Fall 2016 season of Digital Dialogues!

By | 2017-03-27T10:47:47+00:00 Thu, Sep 8, 2016|Alerts, Community, Digital Dialogues|

Doing digital scholarly work, or curious about the digital humanities and related digital studies? The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) is a digital humanities center located right at the heart of campus in Hornbake Library. During the semester, MITH hosts a signature event series, Digital Dialogues, featuring talks by local and visiting