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20 Mar 2009

3/24 MITH Digital Dialogue: Despina Kakoudaki, “Are Robots Real? The Robot as an Object of Study”

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A MITH Digital Dialogue Tuesday, March 24, 12:30-1:45 MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "Are Robots Real? The Robot as an Object of Study" by DESPINA KAKOUDAKI This talk explores the figure of the robot as an object of study, and one that specifically requires an integration of methodologies from both the humanities and the

25 Feb 2009

3/3 MITH Digital Dialogue: Sayeed Choudhury, “An Abundant Humanities Library”

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A MITH Digital Dialogue Tuesday, March 3, 12:30-1:45 MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "An Abundant Humanities Library" by Sayeed Choudhury One of the most exciting and potentially transformative aspects of digital humanities is an inflection from dealing with scarcity to dealing with abundance. Traditionally, humanities libraries have been defined by their emphasis on rare

21 Feb 2009

2/24 MITH Digital Dialogue: William Noel (Walters Art Museum), “Archimedes in Bits: Ten Years of Work on the Archimedes Palimpsest”

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:55+00:00 Sat, Feb 21, 2009|Digital Dialogues|

A MITH Digital Dialogue Tuesday, February 24, 12:30-1:45 MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 The Archimedes Palimpsest is a manuscript of extraordinary importance to the history of science. This thirteenth century prayer book contains erased texts that were written several centuries earlier still. These erased texts include two treatises by Archimedes that can be found

12 Feb 2009

2/17 MITH Digital Dialogue: Jean Dryden, “Copyright in the Real World”

By | 2009-02-12T09:45:23+00:00 Thu, Feb 12, 2009|Digital Dialogues|

A MITH Digital Dialogue Tuesday, February 17, 12:30-1:45 MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "Copyright in the Real World" by JEAN DRYDEN Archival institutions have enthusiastically begun to digitize their holdings to make them more widely available via the Internet; however, in doing so, they face a number of challenging copyright issues. As yet, we

4 Feb 2009

2/10 MITH Digital Dialogue: Jeremy Boggs, “Managing Projects in the Digital Humanities”

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:56+00:00 Wed, Feb 4, 2009|Digital Dialogues|

A MITH Digital Dialogue Tuesday, February 10, 12:30-1:45 MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "Managing Projects in the Digital Humanities" by JEREMY BOGGS Crucial to the success of any digital humanities project is a clear and deliberate plan for management, design and development, and connecting with users. In this presentation, Jeremy Boggs will discuss project

29 Jan 2009

2/3 MITH Digital Dialogue: Merle Collins, “Saracca and Nation: African Memory and Re-creation in Grenada” (film screening)

By | 2009-01-29T10:47:32+00:00 Thu, Jan 29, 2009|Digital Dialogues|

A MITH Digital Dialogue Tuesday, February 3, 12:30-1:45 MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "Saracca and Nation: African Memory and Re-creation in Grenada" (film screening) by MERLE COLLINS The video documentary Saracca and Nation, an exploration of the role of memory in the creation of contemporary culture, presents two cultural "performances" in the Caribbean island

1 Dec 2008

12/2 MITH Digital Dialogue: Elizabeth Bearden, “Renaissance Moving Pictures: From Sidney’s Funeral materials to Collaborative, Multimedia Nachleben.”

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A MITH Digital Dialogue Tuesday, December 2, 12:30-1:45 MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "Renaissance Moving Pictures: From Sidney's Funeral materials to Collaborative, Multimedia Nachleben." by ELIZABETH BEARDEN, STEPHANIE CLARKE-GRAHAM, ELIZABETH MARTIN, and MICHAEL QUILLIGAN Come hear us talk about the creation and significance of our multimedia website dedicated to the funeral procession of Sir

12 Nov 2008

11/18 MITH Digital Dialogue: Ann Weeks and Benjamin Bederson, “The International Children’s Digital Library – Not Just for Children Anymore”

By | 2008-11-12T16:55:17+00:00 Wed, Nov 12, 2008|Digital Dialogues|

A MITH Digital Dialogue Tuesday, November 18, 12:30-1:45 MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "The International Children's Digital Library: Not Just for Children Anymore" By Ann Weeks, Professor of the Practice, College of Information Studies and Benjamin Bederson, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science The International Children's Digital Library (ICDL) is a full-text library of