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4 Apr 2017

Registration is now open for ‘Textual Embodiments,’ the 2017 STS annual conference!

By | 2017-04-04T16:22:18+00:00 Tue, Apr 4, 2017|Alerts, Events, Opportunities|

MITH, AADHum, and the Society for Textual Scholarship (STS) are thrilled to announce that registration is now open for the forthcoming annual STS conference, Textual Embodiments. The conference will engage a range of issues involving the materiality of texts, including their physical, virtual, and performative manifestations as objects that can decay or break down and

30 Jan 2017

Announcing the ‘Race, Space, and Place’ sequence of Spring 2017 AADHum Events!

By | 2017-03-27T10:45:51+00:00 Mon, Jan 30, 2017|Alerts, Events, Research|

The African American History, Culture and Digital Humanities (AADHum) Initiative has just announced the its first sequence, Race, Space, and Place, which explores themes of African American labor, migration, and artistic expression, through a series of complementary Reading Groups (RG), Digital Humanities Incubator (DHI) and Digital Dialogues. A collaboration between MITH and the College of Arts and

24 Jan 2017

Announcing the Spring 2017 Digital Dialogues Lineup!

By | 2017-03-27T10:49:16+00:00 Tue, Jan 24, 2017|Digital Dialogues, Events|

MITH’s Spring 2017 Digital Dialogues season is about to get underway! Starting two weeks from today with Kishonna Gray from MIT and Harvard, we have SEVEN amazing speakers covering a wide range of research specialties: Tuesday February 7, 2017: Kishonna Gray, Martin Luther King Jr. Scholar and Visiting Professor, Comparative Media Studies and Women and Gender Studies

28 Nov 2016

MITH is now accepting Digital Dialogues speaker nominations for Spring 2017!

By | 2017-03-27T10:49:04+00:00 Mon, Nov 28, 2016|Digital Dialogues, Events|

MITH is accepting nominations for potential speakers for our Digital Dialogues series in the Spring 2017 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

27 Oct 2016

Next Wednesday 11/2, don’t miss Matt Kirschenbaum discuss his new book ‘Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing!’

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:46+00:00 Thu, Oct 27, 2016|Alerts, Events, Research|

What: Speaking of Books: A Conversation with Matthew Kirschenbaum When: Wednesday, November 2 at 3:30pm Where: McKeldin Library, Room 6137 (Special Events Room) Next Tuesday, don't miss Professor of English and Director of the Graduate Certificate in Digital Studies (DSAH) Matthew Kirschenbaum as he discusses his new book Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing. Light refreshments will be

27 Oct 2016

A Block List Against Hate

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:47+00:00 Thu, Oct 27, 2016|Community, Events|

Twitter User Identifiers Two weeks ago a group of students, scholars and activists gathered in the evening at MITH for an event called the Night Against Hate. Our goal was to spend two hours working together to link groups and individuals documented in the Southern Poverty Law Center's Extremist Files to their respective Twitter

11 Oct 2016

Come join MITH Thursday 10/13 for a Night Against Hate!

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:47+00:00 Tue, Oct 11, 2016|Alerts, Events|

Please join us at MITH (and remotely) this Thursday to gather with others looking to learn from each other about how to investigate and thwart hate speech in social media. At our Night Against Hate event we will collaboratively try to link the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Extremist Files to social media accounts. This list

12 May 2016

Recap: MITH’s April events on Humanities and Computing Collaborations with Andy van Dam

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:52+00:00 Thu, May 12, 2016|Digital Dialogues, Events, News|

This spring, MITH worked with the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the University of Maryland Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL) to bring renowned technology scholar Andy van Dam to campus for two successful events. The first, on Monday April 25th, was a screening of a recently-unearthed 1974 documentary made at the end of an

2 Mar 2016

Announcing TWO events in April with Andy van Dam from Brown University!

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:53+00:00 Wed, Mar 2, 2016|Alerts, Digital Dialogues, Events|

MITH is very pleased to announce two upcoming events in late April featuring renowned Computer Science and Technology professor Andy van Dam. The first event, on Monday April 25th at 7:30pm, will be a screening of the 1974 Documentary Hypertext: An Educational Experiment in English and Computer Science at Brown University, followed by a panel discussion with van Dam, UMD

5 Feb 2016

Announcing the Spring 2016 Digital Dialogues Lineup, plus Digital Dialogues is Storified!

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:55+00:00 Fri, Feb 5, 2016|Digital Dialogues, Events|

MITH’s Spring 2016 Digital Dialogues season is about to get underway! Starting next week with Elissa Frankle from the US Holocaust Museum, we have six amazing speakers covering a wide range of research specialties: Tuesday February 9, 2016: Elissa Frankle, Digital Projects Coordinator of Digital Learning and New Media, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Making