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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

18 May 2017

Learning and Teaching Initiatives at MITH

By | 2017-05-18T16:22:05+00:00 Thu, May 18, 2017|Community, News|

MITH launched exciting curricular initiatives this past year, with the hiring of Purdom Lindblad as Assistant Director for Innovation and Learning and with Matthew Kirschenbaum taking on a new role as Director of the Digital Studies in Arts and Humanities (DSAH--pronounced DASH!) Graduate Certificate. These new activities complement MITH’s established role as a research institute

27 Oct 2016

A Block List Against Hate

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:47+00:00 Thu, Oct 27, 2016|Community, Events|

Twitter User Identifiers Two weeks ago a group of students, scholars and activists gathered in the evening at MITH for an event called the Night Against Hate. Our goal was to spend two hours working together to link groups and individuals documented in the Southern Poverty Law Center's Extremist Files to their respective Twitter

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

1 Sep 2016

Announcing the Fall 2016 Digital Dialogues lineup!

By | 2017-03-27T10:47:13+00:00 Thu, Sep 1, 2016|Alerts, Community, Digital Dialogues|

We may have spent the summer organizing and exploring Digital Dialogues past, but now it's time to remind you all that over a decade after we've begun this series, we're still here bringing you amazing talks by groundbreaking academics. Our Fall 2016 series starts off strong with talks from our two newest hires, Assistant Director of Innovation

28 Oct 2015

MITH, ARHU and Synergies Mellon project featured in President Loh video

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:56+00:00 Wed, Oct 28, 2015|Alerts, Community, Research|

This morning President Wallace D. Loh circulated a video to the UMD community that featured selected research and creative work being conducted throughout the university. In addition to all of President Loh’s narration being shot on location at MITH, the video features the new Mellon-funded project Synergies among Digital Humanities and African American History and

23 Apr 2015

Chances and Challenges of Studying Social Media Data

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:59+00:00 Thu, Apr 23, 2015|Alerts, Community, Events|

Please join us at MITH on April 30th between 11-12 for a conversation with Katrin Weller about some of the methodological challenges around studying Twitter. Weller is a postdoctoral researcher at GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences in Cologne, Germany. At GESIS she is working in the field of Computational Social Science, focusing of

9 Feb 2015

Sign up now to have lunch with our Digital Dialogue speakers!

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:02+00:00 Mon, Feb 9, 2015|Alerts, Community, Digital Dialogues|

With our Digital Dialogue speaker series, MITH aims to foster community by extending an open offer to interested graduate students, staff, and faculty to request one of a limited number of spots to join our speakers for lunch. This is a great opportunity to engage directly with the speakers and discuss their work in a less formal

22 Jan 2015

Mark your calendars … MITH’s Spring 2015 Digital Dialogues are coming up!

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:02+00:00 Thu, Jan 22, 2015|Alerts, Community, Digital Dialogues, Events|

MITH is excited to announce the lineup of speakers for our Spring 2015 Digital Dialogues season!  Our six speakers come from a wide variety of research specialties ranging from ranging from Digital Musicology to Literature/Digital Editions to Urban Media Art and Interaction Design. Reserve the date now for: Tuesday February 24, 2015: Shannon Mattern Tuesday March 3, 2015: Mauricio Giraldo Tuesday March