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.
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
11/17 MITH Digital Dialogue: Jennifer Fleeger, “Archiving America: The Vitaphone, the DVD, and Warner Bros. (re)store Jazz History
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
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 .
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
11/11 MITH Digital Dialogue: Greg Crane, “From the First Year Through Tenure: New Pathways for Humanities in a Digital Age”
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
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
10/27 MITH Digital Dialogue: Mark Sample, “The Open Source Professor: Teaching, Research, and Transparency”
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
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
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