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
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
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
MITH is delighted to announce our fall 2013 slate of Digital Dialogues speakers. All events are held in the MITH Conference Room, 0301 Hornbake Library, University of Maryland. September 17th 12:30-2 pm Chris Prom Assistant University Archivist, Associate Professor, University of Illinois Libraries Documenting Science in the Digital Age: What's the Same and What's Different?
Tara McPherson's Digital Dialogue this Tuesday, October 30th has been canceled due to Hurricane Sandy.
As part of our Digital Dialogue series, we're offering a small number of spaces for graduate students, staff, and junior 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. Space is limited, so please fill out the
5/8 MITH Digital Dialogue: Mark Matienzo, “Contextual Futures: The Meaning, Structure, and Use of Archival Description”
Tuesday, May 8, 2012, 12:30-1:45pm MITH Conference Room co-sponsored by University Libraries "Contextual Futures: The Meaning, Structure, and Use of Archival Description" by MARK MATIENZO Archival description is a cornerstone of the practice of archivy, and in most cases is the initial interface between an archival institution’s holdings and the audience for those holdings. While
5/1 MITH Digital Dialogue: Carla Peterson and Seth Denbo, “From Print to Digital: The Black Gotham Digital Archive”
Tuesday, May 1, 12:30-1:45pm 6137 McKeldin Library, Special Events Cosponsored by the Departments of African-American Studies, American Studies, and English "From Print to Digital: The Black Gotham Digital Archive" by CARLA PETERSON Co-presenter: SETH DENBO I’ve spent my MITH fellowship year working on “The Black Gotham Digital Archive.” My goal is to link an interactive
4/24 MITH Digital Dialogue: Jeremy Dibbell, “Enhancing the Bibliosphere: Bringing Historical Libraries to Life at LibraryThing”
Tuesday, April 24, 12:30-1:45pm B0135 McKeldin Library, MITH Conference Room "Enhancing the Bibliosphere: Bringing Historical Libraries to Life at LibraryThing" by JEREMY DIBBELL I will discuss the Libraries of Early America project, an effort to digitize and make widely available the library collections of American readers from the early colonial period through 1825. Using the
Tuesday, April 17, 12:30-1:45pm 6137 McKeldin Library, Special Events Co-sponsored by the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures "Building the Digital Public Library of America" by JEFFREY SCHNAPP I will be speaking about extraMUROS/Zeega, metaLAB's effort to allow anyone to easily explore, visualize and curate collections from public APIs and then use this media to collaboratively