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1 Feb 2010

Spring 2010 Digital Dialogues Schedule

By | 2010-02-01T15:58:19+00:00 Mon, Feb 1, 2010|Digital Dialogues, Events, News|

We are very pleased to announce another semester of Digital Dialogues. In the four year since we have made Digital Dialogues a weekly event at MITH we have hosted over 100 speakers from the College Park campus and beyond (often far beyond) to discuss their work and current issues in digital humanities and new media.

11 Dec 2009

December 15th Digital Dialogues Bonus Edition!

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:44+00:00 Fri, Dec 11, 2009|Digital Dialogues|

The Center for the Advanced Study of Communities and Information (CASCI) and the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) are pleased to co-sponsor a Digital Dialogue with Georgina Goodlander of the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Tuesday, December 15, 12:30-1:45 pm MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B013 FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC "Ghosts

13 Nov 2009

11/17 MITH Digital Dialogue: Jennifer Fleeger, “Archiving America: The Vitaphone, the DVD, and Warner Bros. (re)store Jazz History

By | 2009-11-13T14:56:36+00:00 Fri, Nov 13, 2009|Digital Dialogues|

A MITH Digital Dialogue Tuesday, November 17, 12:30 -- 1:45 MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "Archiving America: The Vitaphone, the DVD, and Warner Bros. (re)store Jazz History" by JENNIFER FLEEGER In 2007 Warner Bros. released the 80th anniversary DVD edition of The Jazz Singer, a boxed set that includes 34 conversion-era sound shorts and

12 Nov 2009

Greg Crane Podcast Now Available

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:45+00:00 Thu, Nov 12, 2009|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues|

If you missed the live version of Greg Crane's Digital Dialogue, "From the First Year Through Tenure: New Pathways for Humanities in a Digital Age," the podcast, along with the other recorded fall Digital Dialogues, are available on the MITH Podcast page. To learn more about Greg Crane and his topic click here .

4 Nov 2009

Fall Digital Dialogues Now Available

By | 2016-04-25T17:07:40+00:00 Wed, Nov 4, 2009|Digital Dialogues|

This fall's Digital Dialogues are now available with brief descriptions on our MITH Podcasting page. Topics covered this fall include videogame preservation, teaching in Second Life, data mining for metaphors in eighteenth century literature, data sets and an "abundant humanities library", how programming is taught, open source teaching and scholarship, and a close look at

4 Nov 2009

11/11 MITH Digital Dialogue: Greg Crane, “From the First Year Through Tenure: New Pathways for Humanities in a Digital Age”

By | 2009-11-04T10:29:20+00:00 Wed, Nov 4, 2009|Digital Dialogues|

A MITH Digital Dialogue Wednesday, November 11, 3:30-4:45 MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "From the First Year Through Tenure: New Pathways for Humanities in a Digital Age" by GREG CRANE Classical studies offers one particular, but potentially powerful, window onto possibilities for the humanities. A growing, international body of classicists are dedicated not simply

29 Oct 2009

Coming up @ MITH 11/3: Ben Bederson, Nick Chen, & Matt Kirschenbaum, “The Great Ebook Throwdown”

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:45+00:00 Thu, Oct 29, 2009|Digital Dialogues|

A MITH Digital Dialogue Tuesday, November 3, 12:30-1:45 MITH Conference Room, Mckeldin Library B0135 "The Great Ebook Throwdown" with Ben Bederson, Nick Chen, and Matt Kirschenbaum Ebooks are suddenly everywhere again. Kindle, Nook, iPhone . . . after 2000 years, the codex is getting an upgrade. But what kind of electronic books and electronic reading

21 Oct 2009

10/27 MITH Digital Dialogue: Mark Sample, “The Open Source Professor: Teaching, Research, and Transparency”

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:46+00:00 Wed, Oct 21, 2009|Digital Dialogues|

A MITH Digital Dialogue Tuesday, October 27, 12:30-1:45 MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "The Open Source Professor: Teaching, Research, and Transparency" by MARK SAMPLE What happens when the scholarship of teaching meets Web 2.0? Professor Sample argues the ideal result is the open source professor, a teacher and scholar who applies the tenets of

14 Oct 2009

10/20 MITH Digital Dialogue: Doug Reside, “If/Then 101: Teaching Programming at Maryland”

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:47+00:00 Wed, Oct 14, 2009|Digital Dialogues|

A MITH Digital Dialogue Tuesday, October 20, 12:30-1:45 MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "If/Then 101: Teaching Programming at Maryland" by DOUG RESIDE How is programming taught at the University of Maryland? Are there any substantive difference in the way faculty and staff in different departments communicate the core ideas of the practice? This round

7 Oct 2009

10/13 MITH Digital Dialogue: Sayeed Choudhury, “An Abundant Humanities Library”

By | 2009-10-07T08:23:22+00:00 Wed, Oct 7, 2009|Digital Dialogues|

A MITH Digital Dialogue Tuesday, October 13, 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