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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,

12 Jan 2012

Announcing our Spring Digital Dialogues!

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:53+00:00 Thu, Jan 12, 2012|Community, Digital Dialogues|

A new semester is here! And with it brings a stellar list of speakers for our spring Digital Dialogues, a speaker series hosted by The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH). We are delighted to host this impressive list of innovative scholars, and would love for you to join us! 02.07     Julia

11 Jan 2012

Digitally Networking the Humanities

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:54+00:00 Wed, Jan 11, 2012|Community, News|

Last week, MITH Director Neil Fraistat traveled to the 2012 Modern Language Association (MLA) Convention to work with literary scholars interested in exploring digital humanities and alternative academic careers, while our own Associate Director Matt Kirschenbaum was being quoted in the New York Times by the critic Stanley Fish. Speaking at MLA on "#alt-ac: The

10 Jan 2012

Publicist Wanted

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:54+00:00 Tue, Jan 10, 2012|Community, News|

Word processing is hot and the media is on the trail. This morning The New York Times Arts Beat blog published "Who Word-Processed First? Professor's History Has Writers Staking Their Claim" on MITH Associate Director Matt Kirschenbaum, which covered the early word processing authors who have contacted Matt (several staking their claim in the chronicle