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2 Oct 2009

10/6 MITH Digital Dialogue: Brad Pasanek, “A Dictionary, A Database, A Desultory Reader: Metaphors for the Mind in Eighteenth-Century Literature”

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A MITH Digital Dialogue Tuesday, October 6, 12:30 -- 1:45 MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "A Dictionary, A Database, A Desultory Reader: Metaphors for the Mind in Eighteenth-Century Literature" by Brad Pasanek BRAD PASANEK is the Assistant Professor of Eighteenth-Century Literature and Digital Humanities at the University of Virginia. Brad received his B.A. from

23 Sep 2009

9/29 MITH Digital Dialogue: Zita Nunes (English and Comparative Literature), “The Harlem Renaissance in Second Life.”

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A MITH Digital Dialogue Tuesday, September 29, 12:30-1:45 MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "The Harlem Rennaisance in Second Life" By Zita Nunes This talk will address various aspects of teaching in Second Life. Drawing on their two-year experience co-teaching courses on the Harlem Renaissance that have brought together students from the University of Maryland,

8 Sep 2009

September 15th Digital Dialgoue: Rachel Donahue, “A Glance at the Current State of Video Game Preservation”

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A MITH Digital Dialogue Tuesday, September 15, 12:30-1:45 MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "At Glance at the Current State of Video Game Preservation" by RACHEL DONAHUE A number of cultural institutions have begun to take an interest in videogame preservation--but before materials make it to the archives, they are managed by their creators. Understanding

2 Sep 2009

Upcoming Digital Dialogue Lecture

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A MITH Digital Dialogue Tuesday, September 15, 12:30-1:45 MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "A Glance at the Current State of Videogame Preservation" by Rachel Donahue A number of cultural institutions have begun to take an interest in videogame preservation -- but before materials make it to the archives, they are managed by their creators.

30 Apr 2009

5/5 MITH Digital Dialogue: Katie King, “Networked Reenactments: how television, museums, and universities tried to find audiences in the nineties”

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A MITH Digital Dialogue Tuesday, May 5, 12:30-1:45 MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "Networked Reenactments: how television, museums, and universities tried to find audiences in the nineties" By KATIE KING Some knowledge engineers claim that the 20 disciplines that came into being in 1900 fractured into 8000 specialized topics in science alone ninety years

22 Apr 2009

4/28 MITH Digital Dialogue: “Preserving Virtual Worlds: A MITH Research Update”

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A MITH Digital Dialogue Tuesday, April 28, 12:30-1:45 MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "Preserving Virtual Worlds: A MITH Research Update" By NEIL FRAISTAT, MATTHEW KIRSCHENBAUM, KARI KRAUS, and DOUG RESIDE Interactive media are highly complex and at high risk for loss as technologies rapidly become obsolete. The Preserving Virtual Worlds project is actively exploring

15 Apr 2009

4/21 MITH Digital Dialogue: Mills Kelly, “What Happens When You Teach Students to Lie Online?”

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A MITH Digital Dialogue Tuesday, April 21, 12:30-1:45 MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "What Happens When You Teach Students to Lie Online?" by MILLS KELLY What happens when undergraduate students are encouraged to create false history and then post it online for all the world to see? In this talk, Professor Mills Kelly, Associate

8 Apr 2009

4/14 MITH Digital Dialogue: Andrew Stauffer, “Formalization, Transformation, and the Digital Scholarly Edition”

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A MITH Digital Dialogue Tuesday, April 14, 12:30-1:45 MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "Formalization, Transformation, and the Digital Scholarly Edition" by ANDREW STAUFFER This talk considers how the scholarly edition (whether print or digital) processes information via formalization, and about the implications of this for our understanding and practice of digital scholarly editing. More

1 Apr 2009

4/7 MITH Digital Dialogue: Wendell Piez, “How to Play XML: Markup Technologies as Nomic Game”

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A MITH Digital Dialogue Tuesday, April 7, 12:30-1:45 MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "How to Play XML: Markup Technologies as Nomic Game" by WENDELL PIEZ What is a "game"? A definition is famously difficult. Wittgenstein, for example, after having described language as a game in his Philosophical Investigations, goes on to problematize the question

27 Mar 2009

3/31 MITH Digital Dialogue: Doug Reside & Grant Dickie, "The Shakespeare Quartos Archive: A MITH Research Update"

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A MITH Digital Dialogue Tuesday, March 31, 12:30-1:45 MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "The Shakespeare Quartos Archive: A MITH Research Update" by DOUG RESIDE & GRANT DICKIE The Shakespeare Quartos Archive is a freely-accessible, high-resolution digital collection of the seventy-five pre-1641 quarto editions of William Shakespeare's plays. This one-year project has also produced an