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8 Feb 2012

2/14 MITH Digital Dialogue: Melanie Kill, “Knowledge and Meaning in the Information Age: A Humanist Perspective on Wikipedia”

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:48+00:00 Wed, Feb 8, 2012|Community, Digital Dialogues|

Tuesday, February 14, 12:30-1:45PM MITH Conference Room, B0135 McKeldin Library Co-sponsored by the Department of English "Knowledge and Meaning in the Information Age: A Humanist Perspective on Wikipedia" by MELANIE KILL Over the past decade, Wikipedia has drawn together a community of volunteer editors, translators, and programmers who have created the largest encyclopedia in history

7 Feb 2012

Extremely Visible and Incredibly Close Reading of Logos

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:49+00:00 Tue, Feb 7, 2012|Community|

The Foreign Literatures in America (FLA) project’s intellectual goals present a graphic design challenge marked by a delicate balance. We’re creating an archive that will demonstrate how the idea of Americanness has been shaped by actors beyond those traditionally labelled “American”; how do we create a logo and other graphic properties that reflect this focus

7 Feb 2012

The DLC is Back!

By | 2012-02-07T09:27:18+00:00 Tue, Feb 7, 2012|Community|

The Deena Larsen Collection (DLC) is back up and running. Thank you for your patience while we fixed the website.

2 Feb 2012

Former MITHer Doug Reside Featured in The New York Times

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:50+00:00 Thu, Feb 2, 2012|Community, News|

Former MITH Associate Director Doug Reside, now Digital Curator for the Performing Arts at the New York Public Library, was recently covered by Jennifer Schuessler in "Tale of the Floppy Disks: How Jonathan Larsen Created 'Rent'" on The New York Times Arts Beat blog. The article highlights Doug's research on musical theatre preservation, specifically the

31 Jan 2012

2/7 MITH Digital Dialogue: Julia Flanders, “Small TEI Projects on a Large Scale: TAPAS”

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:50+00:00 Tue, Jan 31, 2012|Community, Digital Dialogues|

*As of 10 am on 2/6/2012, this talk has been cancelled due to illness. MITH will be rescheduling and will update as soon as we have a new date. * Tuesday, February 7, 12:30-1:45PM 2115 Tawes Hall Co-sponsored by the Department of English "Small TEI Projects on a Large Scale: TAPAS" by JULIA FLANDERS The

27 Jan 2012

Spring MITH Monitor Hot Off the Press!

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:51+00:00 Fri, Jan 27, 2012|Community, News|

A new semester has begun here at the Maryland Institute of Technology for the Humanities (MITH). With it brings news of collaborative projects, successful workshops we’ve attended and hosted, and the fun always had in the daily life of MITH. The MITH Monitor is available in hard copy and digital formats. We invite you to

25 Jan 2012

THATCamp Games: Maryland Is For Gamers

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:52+00:00 Wed, Jan 25, 2012|Community, Events, News|

Sheet of stickers from THATCamp Games 2012. THATCamp Games, last weekend’s four-day unconference on digital humanities and gaming, had its origin in a packed “humanities gaming” catch-all session at THATCamp Prime 2011, where we quickly realized that “games” was too broad a topic for a single session. THATCamp Games brought together members of

23 Jan 2012

Telling the Story of Foreign Literatures in America

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:53+00:00 Mon, Jan 23, 2012|Community, Faculty Fellows|

Over the past few years, I've spent a good deal of time thinking about storytellers and storytelling. In fact, it was my interest in the work of the Polish author Joseph Conrad, who's Marlow is arguably one of the most widely recognized storytelling characters in twentieth-century literature, which started me on the path that eventually

18 Jan 2012

MITH Welcomes Lisa Rhody as Winnemore Fellow

By | 2012-01-18T09:18:46+00:00 Wed, Jan 18, 2012|Community, Fellows, Winnemore Fellows|

MITH is pleased to announce Lisa Rhody,  doctoral candidate in the department of English at the University of Maryland, as the Winnemore Dissertation Fellow for Spring 2012. Rhody is completing her dissertation, "Ekphrastic Revisions: Models of Verbal-Visual Networks in Women's Contemporary Poetry," which theorizes a broader, more complex understanding of ekphrastic poetry—poems written to, for,