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3 May 2018

Monitoring Climate Data on the Web

By | 2018-05-07T13:23:30+00:00 Thu, May 3, 2018|Events, News|

Please join us on May 10 from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm in MITH for a presentation by Ray Cha, who is helping direct the efforts of the Environmental Data and Governance Initiative (EDGI) to monitor federal websites that provide access to information about climate change, the environment, and energy. The presentation and discussion will be followed in the afternoon (2 – 3 pm) with an informal demonstration to get a more hands on understanding of how EDGI’s volunteers work. Participants are welcome to attend either (or both) sessions.

5 Mar 2018

Roopika Risam, Thursday March 8 at MITH: ‘Visualizing Du Bois: The Politics of Literary Recovery’

By | 2018-04-16T15:42:08+00:00 Mon, Mar 5, 2018|Alerts, Events|

We are excited to have Roopika Risam on campus to kick off a weekend of digital humanities events between March 8 and 10th. Risam’s work focuses on the intersections between postcolonial, African American, and US ethnic studies, and the role of digital humanities in mediating between them. Please join us Thursday, March 8th at 3:00

22 Feb 2018

Inviting UMD Participants to a Regional DH Symposium, March 9, 2018

By | 2018-02-22T14:23:56+00:00 Thu, Feb 22, 2018|Community, Events|

Interested in meeting and talking with other scholars in digital studies in the arts and humanities? Join us for a working meeting on regional DHcollaborations hosted by the Scholars’ Lab at the University of Virginia, March 9th. The symposium aims to gather a diverse group of voices who are working in these areas to foster

19 Feb 2018

Ethics and Archiving the Web

By | 2018-02-19T15:11:30+00:00 Mon, Feb 19, 2018|Events, News|

MITH is very excited to announce our participation in the Ethics and Archiving the Web National Forum which will be taking place at the New Museum in New York City, March 22-24. This collaboration between Rhizome and the Documenting the Now project will bring together activists, librarians, journalists, archivists, scholars, developers, and designers who are

19 Feb 2018

Endangered Data Week, February 26 – March 2, 2018

By | 2018-02-19T14:44:29+00:00 Mon, Feb 19, 2018|Events|

Led by the Digital Library Federation, Endangered Data Week, February 26 – March 2, is an international, collaborative effort, coordinated across campuses, nonprofits, libraries, citizen science initiatives, and cultural heritage institutions, to shed light on public datasets that are in danger of being deleted, repressed, mishandled, or lost. The goals of Endangered Data Week are to

11 Jan 2018

Announcing the Spring 2018 Digital Dialogues lineup!

By | 2018-02-22T14:22:57+00:00 Thu, Jan 11, 2018|Alerts, Digital Dialogues, Events|

MITH’s Spring 2018 Digital Dialogues season is about to get underway! Starting in mid-February with Jarrett Drake from Harvard, we have SIX amazing speakers covering a wide range of research specialties: Tuesday February 13, 2018: Jarrett Drake, Ph.D. Student in Social Anthropology (Harvard University) Repositories of Failure: Creating Abolitionist Archives to Project Past the Punishment Paradigm

9 Nov 2017

MITH Coffee Hour December 5! Plus, Spring 2018 Digital Dialogues: Who do you want to see?

By | 2018-02-22T14:23:30+00:00 Thu, Nov 9, 2017|Community, Digital Dialogues, Events|

Fall 2017 Digital Dialogues speakers. Left to right, top to bottom: Kevin Hamilton, September 26; Nicole Cooke, October 3; Sarah Florini, October 10; Elisa Beshero-Bondar, October 24; Alexandrina Agloro, October 31; and Walter Forsberg, November 7. MITH has wrapped up another fantastic Digital Dialogues season! This semester we got to hear about groundbreaking

29 Sep 2017

MITH panel/workshop Nov 2nd on linked data & crowdsourcing for radio collections!

By | 2018-02-22T14:19:57+00:00 Fri, Sep 29, 2017|Alerts, Events, Opportunities|

Using the Digital to Engage Archival Radio Collections: A Panel and Workshop on Sound Studies & Digital Humanities Crowdsourcing Strategies Thursday November 2, 2017, 1:30 - 4:30pm MITH Conference Room 0301 Hornbake Library North College Park, MD 20742 Please note that this event is now FULL. If you'd like to be placed on a waiting

27 Sep 2017

Announcing the Music Encoding Conference 2018 Call for Proposals

By | 2018-02-22T14:18:46+00:00 Wed, Sep 27, 2017|Alerts, Events, Opportunities|

** Deadline extended until November 15 11:59pm EST ** Submit at https://www.conftool.net/music-encoding2018 The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities and the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library invite you to participate in the 2018 Music Encoding Conference with the theme: “Encoding and Performance”. Date: 23 – 24 May 2018 (with pre-conference workshops on 22 May and an

6 Sep 2017

Dramatic Reading of Percy Shelley’s Prometheus Unbound

By | 2018-02-22T14:26:43+00:00 Wed, Sep 6, 2017|Alerts, Events, Research|

A dramatic reading of Percy Shelley's Prometheus Unbound will take place on Wednesday, October 25, 3:00 -5:00 pm at the Cafritz Foundation Theatre. The show is directed by MITH's intern and Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies graduate student Victoria Scrimer. Victoria has been working closely with extant draft and fair copy manuscripts of Prometheus Unbound by