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17 Dec 2014

NEH and Sloan award funds to University of Maryland and Dartmouth to host crowdsourcing workshop in May 2015

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:06+00:00 Wed, Dec 17, 2014|Alerts, Events, Research|

The NEH has announced the award of a Cooperative Agreement to Dartmouth College and University of Maryland for a May 2015 event entitled “Engaging the Public: Best Practices for Crowdsourcing Across the Disciplines.”  In addition to support from NEH, additional funds have been provided through a generous grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to

3 Nov 2014

Digital Lecture Series on the Impact of Feminist Activisms in the 21st Century Starts Today

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:07+00:00 Mon, Nov 3, 2014|Events|

During her tenure as Clara and Robert Vambery Distinguished Professor of Comparative Studies, MITH fellow Hester Baer will be collaborating with an international group of scholars to convene a conversation around feminist activisms through digital lectures and discussions on social media. This exciting series of lectures starts today. From the abstract for the series: "Feminisms in the

16 Sep 2014

RSVP by this Wednesday, September 17th to join MITH for a Digital Dialogues mixer!

By | 2016-04-25T17:07:42+00:00 Tue, Sep 16, 2014|Alerts, Digital Dialogues, Events|

Doing digital scholarly work, or curious about the digital humanities and related digital studies? The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) is a digital humanities center located right at the heart of campus in Hornbake Library. During the semester, MITH hosts a signature event series, Digital Dialogues, featuring talks by local and visiting

29 Oct 2013

It’s Alive! The Shelley-Godwin Archive Launches this Thursday!

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:14+00:00 Tue, Oct 29, 2013|Alerts, Events|

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The University of Maryland's Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) announces the launch of the Shelley-Godwin Archive (S-GA), a new digital resource that allows scholars, students and the public to explore in one place the widely scattered texts of England's "first family of writers." For the first time together, the archive will

3 Oct 2013

This Friday, October 4th: MITH Hosts a Special *Unconference*

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:14+00:00 Thu, Oct 3, 2013|Alerts, Community, Events, News|

WHERE: 0301 Hornbake Library, University of Maryland, College Park WHEN: Friday, October 4, 2013 TIME: 10:00 am TWITTER: #dhkeepson Congress may shut down, but Digital Humanities can’t be stopped! Join the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) this Friday, October 4th at 10:00 am to present the project you would have presented at the NEH project directors meeting. We’ll

26 Jul 2013

Announcing Accessible Future and “O Say Can You See”: Early Washington, D.C. Law and Family Project

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:16+00:00 Fri, Jul 26, 2013|Community, Events, Research|

MITH is delighted to announce that it has received an award from the 2013 National Endowment for the Humanities Office of Digital Humanities Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities (IATDH) competition for the Building an Accessible Future for Humanities Project and will also serve as a partner in "O Say Can You See":

21 Jun 2013

MITH is delighted to welcome Heather Froehlich, July 2nd

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:17+00:00 Fri, Jun 21, 2013|Events, News|

MITH is delighted to welcome Heather Froehlich of the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, UK) for an lecture entitled "To any count, to all counts, to what is man": finding patterns of gender in Early Modern" on July 2nd at 3 pm in MITH's Conference Room. The statistical computation of possible collocates creates a distance view

9 Apr 2013

MITH Participating in Google Summer of Code 2013

By | 2013-04-09T14:27:37+00:00 Tue, Apr 9, 2013|Community, Events|

MITH is pleased to announce that Google has selected us as one of a hundred seventy seven mentoring organizations to participate in the 2013 Google Summer of Code (GSoC). Google is offering students a stipend to work with MITH and other organizations on open source projects, giving students an opportunity to see software development and

14 Feb 2013

MITH to Host U.S. East Coast Open Annotation Data Model Rollout

By | 2013-02-14T14:05:04+00:00 Thu, Feb 14, 2013|Community, Events|

MITH is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the U.S. East Coast Open Annotation Data Model Rollout on Monday, May 6th. This meeting is free, but registration is required due to space limitations. Lunch will be provided. Visit the rollout page for more information, including an agenda and registration. Please register by April

29 Nov 2012

Shared Horizons Update

By | 2016-02-02T20:44:13+00:00 Thu, Nov 29, 2012|Events, News|

I am delighted to announce that David B. Searls will be joining us as the featured keynote for the Shared Horizons symposia. David was a Senior Vice President at GlaxoSmithKline, where he led the bioinformatics group for 13 years. He is now an independent consultant and serves on a number of scientific advisory boards. He