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10 Apr 2012

Looking Back and Looking Ahead: Interedition Symposium 2012

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:39+00:00 Tue, Apr 10, 2012|Community, Research|

Why do informal hackathons matter in the Digital Humanities community? I argue that the answer can be found by reading the (soon to be written and released) proceedings of the Interedition Symposium: Scholarly Digital Editions, Tools and Infrastructure. Joris Van Zundert, a member of the Huygens Institut in The Hague, Netherlands, played host to over

4 Apr 2012

4/10 MITH Digital Dialogue: Jordan Boyd-Graber, “Making Topics More Human(e)”

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:40+00:00 Wed, Apr 4, 2012|Community|

Tuesday, April 10, 12:30-1:45PM MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "Making Topics More Human(e)" by JORDAN BOYD-GRABER Imagine you need to get the gist of what's going on in a large text dataset such as all tweets that mention Obama, all e-mails sent within a company, or all newspaper articles published by The New York

2 Apr 2012

Small Projects & Limited Datasets

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:40+00:00 Mon, Apr 2, 2012|Community|

I've been thinking a lot lately about the significance of small projects in an increasingly large-scale DH environment.  We seem almost inherently to know the value of "big data:" scale changes the name of the game.  Still, what about the smaller universes of projects with minimal budgets, fewer collaborators, and limited scopes, which also have

28 Mar 2012

4/3 MITH Digital Dialogue: Bill Ferster, “Historical Interactive Visualization: Coaxing Data to Tell Stories”

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:41+00:00 Wed, Mar 28, 2012|Community, Digital Dialogues|

Tuesday, April 3, 12:30-1:45pm 2117 Hornbake, South Wing (HCIL) Co-sponsored by the Human Computer Interaction Lab "Historical Interactive Visualization: Coaxing Data to Tell Stories" by BILL FERSTER This talk will take an informal look at interactive visualization projects done at the University of Virginia's Virginia Center for Digital History (VCDH) and the Sciences, Arts, &

14 Mar 2012

3/27 MITH Digital Dialogue: Craig Saper, “R\e\a\d/i/n/g/ as a Publishing Practice”

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:42+00:00 Wed, Mar 14, 2012|Community, Digital Dialogues|

Tuesday, March 27, 12:30-1:45PM MITH Conference Room, B0135 McKeldin Library “R\e\a\d/i/n/g/ as a Publishing Practice” by CRAIG SAPER Digital Humanities research has found increased funding and job opportunities, and it has become a center piece of efforts to raise the rankings and profile of universities seeking the highest Carnegie Research status. It also has a blossoming

12 Mar 2012

MITH Associate Director Participating in “Knowledge Organization and Data Modeling in the Humanities” Workshop

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:42+00:00 Mon, Mar 12, 2012|Community, News, Research|

This week I will be one of the participants at a three-day workshop on “Knowledge Organization and Data Modeling in the Humanities” co-sponsored by the Centre for Digital Editions at the University of Würzburg and the Brown University Center for Digital Scholarship, and hosted by Brown. The workshop was organized by Julia Flanders (Brown University)

8 Mar 2012

MITH Associate Director Speaking at DC Public Library Panel Discussion on History of Reading

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:43+00:00 Thu, Mar 8, 2012|Community, News|

This Saturday from 2:00-4:00PM, Matthew Kirschenbaum, MITH Associate Director and professor of English, will be participating in "From the Stone Age to the Digital Age," a panel discussion about the history of reading -- past, present and future. The event will be hosted by the Watha T. Daniel-Shaw Library. Matt will be joined by panelists

8 Mar 2012

3/13 MITH Digital Dialogue: Lisa M. Snyder, “A Conversation about Compulsion, the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893, and Virtual Reality”

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:43+00:00 Thu, Mar 8, 2012|Community, Digital Dialogues|

Tuesday, March 13, 2:00-3:15PM 1111 School of Architecture (Building 145) "A Conversation about Compulsion, the World's Columbia Exposition of 1893, and Virtual Reality" by LISA M. SNYDER Is there a place for virtual reality in the digital humanities toolkit? For all of the early hype surrounding the use virtual reality for teaching and learning and

7 Mar 2012

Announcing MITH’s Newly Launched Website!

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:43+00:00 Wed, Mar 7, 2012|Community, News|

MITH is excited to announce the release of the newest iteration of our website. As you browse through the site, you will see revised content and a fresh design that we hope will make it easier for you to navigate through our projects, staff pages, and blog posts. We’ve added in new sections highlighting DH

5 Mar 2012

MITH Faculty Fellow to Speak at UM Libraries’ Campus Author Series

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:44+00:00 Mon, Mar 5, 2012|Community, Faculty Fellows, News|

Wednesday, March 7th at 4:30pm Carla Peterson, Ph.D, professor of English, MITH Faculty Fellow, and director of the Black Gotham Archive, will be giving a talk as part of the University of Maryland Libraries' Speaking of Books... Conversations with Campus Authors series. Carla will be speaking on her recently published book, Black Gotham: A Family