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19 Jan 2015

A Look at #FergusonSyllabus

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:02+00:00 Mon, Jan 19, 2015|Alerts, Community, Research|

As a new semester is about to begin academics are busily putting finishing touches on their course syllabi. Here at the University of Maryland there has been sustained interest over the past few months in integrating discussion and thinking about the recent events in Ferguson, and subsequent #BlackLivesMatter movement into our classes. Look for news

15 Jan 2015

Researching Ferguson Update: Previewing MITH’s Teach Ins for #BlackLivesMatter at UMD

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:03+00:00 Thu, Jan 15, 2015|Alerts, Community, Events, Research|

Tuesday January 27, 2015 at 12:30pm MITH Conference Room 0301 Hornbake Library North A MITH Digital Humanities Incubator Roundtable Discussion of our ongoing work with Event-Based Social Media Data and Network AnalysisAs many of you know, MITH has been spearheading a series of meetings to develop research and teaching opportunities for the use of the

13 Jan 2015

Ilya Kreymer will speak at MITH on January 20th on web archiving tools

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:03+00:00 Tue, Jan 13, 2015|Alerts, Community, Events|

Please join us at MITH on Tuesday, January 20th at 11am for a presentation by Ilya Kreymer about his work on web archiving tools. Ilya’s open-source pywb software allows for high-quality replay (browsing) of archived web data stored in standardized ARC and WARC file formats. It is similar in principle to the Internet Archive's Wayback

24 Nov 2014

MITH is Now Accepting Spring 2015 Digital Dialogues Speaker Nominations!

By | 2016-07-11T11:46:31+00:00 Mon, Nov 24, 2014|Alerts, Community, Digital Dialogues|

MITH is accepting nominations for potential speakers for our Digital Dialogues series in the Spring 2015 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 see

18 Sep 2014

Limited Spaces Open for Lunch with Our Digital Dialogue Speakers!

By | 2016-07-11T11:47:09+00:00 Thu, Sep 18, 2014|Alerts, Community, Digital Dialogues|

As part of our Digital Dialogue series, we are able to offer a small number of spaces for graduate students, staff, and faculty 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 setting. We are now getting ready for our

29 Apr 2014

MITH Submits Digital Humanities Innovation Testimony to Congress

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:10+00:00 Tue, Apr 29, 2014|Alerts, Community|

The following was submitted to the Senate Appropriations Committee by MITH Associate Director Matthew Kirschenbaum.  This was in response to an invited opportunity for researchers and innovators to give testimony for an April 29, 2014 hearing on how federal research dollars can help drive innovation. Public Witness Testimony Submitted to the Senate Appropriations Committee Digital Humanities Innovation

20 Apr 2014

MITH is Now Accepting Fall 2014 Digital Dialogues Speaker Nominations!

By | 2016-03-07T20:21:01+00:00 Sun, Apr 20, 2014|Community, Digital Dialogues|

MITH is accepting nominations for potential speakers for our Digital Dialogues series in the Fall 2014 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

9 Apr 2014

MITH’s Research & Collections featured on NPR’s All Things Considered

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:11+00:00 Wed, Apr 9, 2014|Alerts, Community|

When National Public Radio's daily news show All Things Considered wanted to do a piece on the challenges of digital archives and preservation, they contacted MITH about coming to our offices for an interview.  Last week, Audie Cornish came to MITH and interviewed several of our research staff including Executive Director Neil Fraistat, Associate Director Trevor Muñoz, and BitCurator

20 Mar 2014

The Walt Whitman Archive

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:11+00:00 Thu, Mar 20, 2014|Community, News, Research|

In the past few months, MITH has been developing software for a project related to the Walt Whitman Archive. The Walt Whitman Archive is an electronic research and teaching tool that sets out to make Whitman's vast work, for the first time, easily and conveniently accessible to scholars, students, and general readers. Working in collaboration

4 Mar 2014

Join MITH! We’re Hiring a Lead Developer

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:11+00:00 Tue, Mar 4, 2014|Community, Jobs|

MITH is looking to hire a creative, team-oriented person to be our new Lead Developer. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with other members of the MITH staff on research-intensive projects in the digital humanities. The Lead Developer will design, write, test, document, and deploy code. The Lead Developer will also establish development milestones, help