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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

1 Jun 2015

Recap Part II: Engaging the Public: Best Practices for Crowdsourcing across the Disciplines Workshop (CrowdCon)

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:58+00:00 Mon, Jun 1, 2015|Events, Research|

Last week, we posted Part I of a series of two blog entries detailing the outcomes of our workshop entitled Engaging the Public: Best Practices for Crowdsourcing across the Disciplines (CrowdCon). For the second entry, we’ve gathered the final storified tweets and videos of the event, covering big challenges in research crowdsourcing, best practices and

21 May 2015

Recap Part I: Engaging the Public: Best Practices for Crowdsourcing across the Disciplines Workshop (CrowdCon)

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:58+00:00 Thu, May 21, 2015|Events, Research|

From May 6-8, 2015, MITH teamed up with Dartmouth College and the iSchool at University of Maryland to host a workshop entitled Engaging the Public: Best Practices for Crowdsourcing across the Disciplines (CrowdCon).  The goal of the workshop was to expand the ongoing conversations about best practices for engaging the public across both the humanities

23 Apr 2015

Chances and Challenges of Studying Social Media Data

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:59+00:00 Thu, Apr 23, 2015|Alerts, Community, Events|

Please join us at MITH on April 30th between 11-12 for a conversation with Katrin Weller about some of the methodological challenges around studying Twitter. Weller is a postdoctoral researcher at GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences in Cologne, Germany. At GESIS she is working in the field of Computational Social Science, focusing of

15 Apr 2015

The Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies and MITH present: Digitizing the Cairo Genizah Collections, on April 29

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:59+00:00 Wed, Apr 15, 2015|Alerts, Events|

The Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies and the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) at the University of Maryland present: Digitizing the Cairo Genizah Collections Dr. Roni Shweka Harry Starr Fellow, Center for Jewish Studies, Harvard University Wednesday, April 29, 2015 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm MITH Conference Room 0301