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24 Jan 2014

The Shelley-Godwin Archive: From a Textual to a Digital Condition

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:12+00:00 Fri, Jan 24, 2014|Community, Research|

At MITH we have been experimenting with the networked, distributed transcription and encoding of manuscripts during the first phase of our work on the Shelley-Godwin Archive, a project that aims to provide the digitized manuscripts of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, William Godwin, and Mary Wollstonecraft. The Archive will thus bring together for the

8 Jan 2014

Announcing the Spring 2014 MITH Digital Dialogues Lineup!

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:12+00:00 Wed, Jan 8, 2014|Community, Digital Dialogues|

MITH is excited to announce the lineup of speakers for our Spring 2014 Digital Dialogues season!  Our speakers have a wide variety of backgrounds and research interests ranging from culture and technology, to video spectatorship, and born-digital access initiatives. Reserve the date now for: Tuesday February 18, 2014: Anne Balsamo Tuesday February 25, 2014: Porter

4 Dec 2013

The Future of Accessibility with BrailleSC.org and BrailleRISE

By | 2013-12-04T09:30:08+00:00 Wed, Dec 4, 2013|Community, News, Research|

Making the Digital Humanities More Open, a level 2 Digital Humanities Start Up grant funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, ended its work earlier this fall. A partnership between the University of South Carolina Upstate and the University of Maryland's Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH), the project featured a team

12 Nov 2013

Wrapping up GSoC Work on MITHgrid

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:13+00:00 Tue, Nov 12, 2013|Community, Research|

Google Summer of Code 2013 (GSoC 2013) has successfully come to an end. I would like to thank James Smith for his patient mentoring. His conceptions on professionalism and pragmatic problem solving approach were highly useful. It was a pleasure working with the MITH team. The MITHgrid library is a data-centric, event-driven, responsibility-based library. In the

11 Nov 2013

Ten New Digital Dialogues Video Podcasts Posted!

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:13+00:00 Mon, Nov 11, 2013|Alerts, Community, Digital Dialogues|

MITH is delighted  to announce that ten Digital Dialogues video podcasts from 2013 are now available.  Here is a full list: October 29, 2013: Nicole Saylor, Head, American Folklife Center Archive Archiving Folk Culture in the Digital Age   October 15, 2013: Allen Renear, Interim Dean and Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS), University of

25 Oct 2013

MITH is now accepting Digital Dialogues speaker nominations!

By | 2016-03-07T20:21:01+00:00 Fri, Oct 25, 2013|Community|

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

3 Oct 2013

This Friday, October 4th: MITH Hosts a Special *Unconference*

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:14+00:00 Thu, Oct 3, 2013|Alerts, Community, Events, News|

WHERE: 0301 Hornbake Library, University of Maryland, College Park WHEN: Friday, October 4, 2013 TIME: 10:00 am TWITTER: #dhkeepson Congress may shut down, but Digital Humanities can’t be stopped! Join the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) this Friday, October 4th at 10:00 am to present the project you would have presented at the NEH project directors meeting. We’ll

10 Sep 2013

Visualizing Data with MITHgrid

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:15+00:00 Tue, Sep 10, 2013|Community, Research|

We are quite a way through GSoC! It has been very interesting and informative experience until now. MITHgrid is a very powerful library because it places data at the center of its activities. It is very structured taking into the fact that JavaScript lacks many of the classical object oriented concepts. We are working on

4 Sep 2013

MITH welcomes Stephanie Sapienza as Project Manager!

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:15+00:00 Wed, Sep 4, 2013|Community|

MITH is pleased to announce the addition of Stephanie Sapienza to our team!  Stephanie has joined us as a Project Manager and is working with the entire MITH team to coordinate and implement research and development projects, public programs and communications. Stephanie holds an MA from UCLA in Moving Image Archive Studies, and a BA