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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

9 Jan 2012

Reinventing the Boundaries of American Literature

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:55+00:00 Mon, Jan 9, 2012|Community, Faculty Fellows, Research|

I began my career as a graduate student in literature knowing that, with how literary studies stand now, I would have to choose for my focus between my two great fascinations: 19th-century Russian and 20th-century American literature. The former seemed pre-destined to remain a hobby or a neglected interest. But thanks to the inventiveness of

3 Jan 2012

MITH’s Associate Director in The New York Times

By | 2012-01-03T11:50:17+00:00 Tue, Jan 3, 2012|Community, Research|

For those who might have missed it during the vacation, The New York Times ran a long article about Matt Kirschenbaum’s research for his upcoming book, “Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing,” set to be published by Harvard University Press in 2013. Congratulations Matt!

2 Jan 2012

Report: Workshop on Tools for Digital Scholarly Editions (Cologne, Germany)

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:56+00:00 Mon, Jan 2, 2012|Community, News, Research|

Link to the Event On Monday, November 28th and Tuesday, November 29th, Dave Lester (Creative Lead for MITH) and I (Web Developer for MITH) attended the Institute fuer Dokumentologie and Editorik (I-D-E) workshop for Tools for Digital Scholarly Editions held at the University of Cologne, Germany. Alexander Czmiel from the University of Berlin and fellow for

17 Nov 2011

11/29 MITH Digital Dialogue: Beth Bonsignore, Ann Fraistat, Kari Kraus, Amanda Visconti, “‘It’s not a game to me:’ ARGs, Game Design & Secret Agents in the Schoolroom”

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:59+00:00 Thu, Nov 17, 2011|Community, Digital Dialogues|

Tuesday, November 29, 12:30-1:45PM MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "'It's not a game to me:' ARGs, Game Design & Secret Agents in the Schoolroom"  by BETH BONSIGNORE, ANN FRAISTAT, KARI KRAUS, AMANDA VISCONTI The Arcane Gallery of Gadgetry (AGOG) is a sort of narrative wunderkammer of an alternate reality game (ARG), a "cabinet of

14 Nov 2011

Come chat about DH, gender & sexuality…

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:59+00:00 Mon, Nov 14, 2011|Community|

MITH and the Women's Studies Multimedia Studio is pleased to announce: the first MITH/Digital Humanities "Gender Mixer" on Monday, December 5, 12-1pm in 0135 Taliaferro. A collaboration between MITH and the Women's Studies Multimedia Studio, this is an opportunity for women and others interested in integrating digital humanities with such fields as gender and sexuality

14 Nov 2011

Delmas Grant to Support the Shelley-Godwin Archive

By | 2018-02-22T14:34:55+00:00 Mon, Nov 14, 2011|Community|

MITH is pleased to announce the receipt of a generous grant from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation to support our work on the Shelley-Godwin Archive, under the supervision of MITH Director and Shelley scholar, Neil Fraistat. A recent recipient of a three-year grant from NEH’s division of Preservation and Access, the Shelley-Godwin Archive will contain

10 Nov 2011

11/15 MITH Digital Dialogue: Beth Coleman, “Everything is Animated: Pervasive Media and the Networked Subject”

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:00+00:00 Thu, Nov 10, 2011|Community, Digital Dialogues|

Tuesday, November 15, 12:30-1:45PM NOTE LOCATION: Women's Studies Multimedia Studio, 0135 Taliaferro Hall, University of Maryland "Everything is Animated: Pervasive Media and the Networked Subject" by BETH COLEMAN In a world of pervasive media and ubiquitous computing, this talk asks what happens as everything (objects, subjects, and actions) moves toward animation across a network. How