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10 May 2018

MITH receives NEH grant for “Unlocking the Airwaves: Revitalizing an Early Public and Educational Radio Collection”

By | 2018-05-10T11:17:56+00:00 Thu, May 10, 2018|Alerts, News, Research|

MITH is pleased to announce an award from the National Endowment for the Humanities 2017 Humanities Collections and Reference Resources program for Unlocking the Airwaves: Revitalizing an Early Public and Educational Radio Collection. Unlocking the Airwaves, directed by Stephanie Sapienza with Co-PI Eric Hoyt, is a multi-institutional collaboration between MITH, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the

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.

9 Apr 2018

MITH Receives NEH Grant

By | 2018-04-16T14:02:39+00:00 Mon, Apr 9, 2018|Alerts, News, Research|

MITH is pleased to announce an award from the National Endowment for the Humanities 2017 Humanities Collections and Reference Resources program for Unlocking the Airwaves: Revitalizing an Early Public and Educational Radio Collection. Unlocking the Airwaves, directed by Stephanie Sapienza with Co-PI Eric Hoyt, is a multi-institutional collaboration between MITH, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the

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 Sep 2017

DocNow and Rhizome receive IMLS National Forum grant!

By | 2018-02-22T14:34:45+00:00 Tue, Sep 19, 2017|Alerts, News, Research|

We are thrilled to announce that Documenting the Now, MITH's Mellon-funded collaborative social media preservation initiative with Washington University and the University of California, Riverside, has been awarded a National Forum Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), as part of a new collaboration with arts organization Rhizome. For the full

15 Jun 2017

My Fond Farewell to MITH

By | 2017-06-15T09:40:04+00:00 Thu, Jun 15, 2017|Alerts, Community, News|

I can’t begin to say how grateful I am for the privilege of having served as Director of MITH for the past twelve years. If there is a more inspiring job anywhere, I’m not aware of it. I count myself especially fortunate to have held this position during the intellectual ferment marking the emergence of

18 May 2017

Learning and Teaching Initiatives at MITH

By | 2018-02-22T14:37:16+00:00 Thu, May 18, 2017|Community, Curriculum, News|

MITH launched exciting curricular initiatives this past year, with the hiring of Purdom Lindblad as Assistant Director for Innovation and Learning and with Matthew Kirschenbaum taking on a new role as Director of the Digital Studies in Arts and Humanities (DSAH--pronounced DASH!) Graduate Certificate. These new activities complement MITH’s established role as a research institute

3 Apr 2017

Return of the Digital Dialogues Podcast

By | 2017-04-03T16:23:06+00:00 Mon, Apr 3, 2017|News|

Since 2005 MITH's Digital Dialogues series has served as our signature events program, where we invite members of the digital humanities community to join us to talk about their work. From the beginning it was important for these discussions to serve not just our local community here at the University of Maryland, but also for

4 Nov 2016

MITH announces first courses ever for spring 2017!

By | 2017-03-27T10:46:38+00:00 Fri, Nov 4, 2016|Alerts, News, Opportunities|

MITH is thrilled to announce that we will be offering two courses in the spring as part of the new interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate Digital Studies in the Arts and Humanities (DSAH). Designed to allow graduate students to explore traditional humanities concepts alongside forms of digital media and computational tools and techniques, DSAH offers students a

5 Oct 2016

MITH Welcomes Avery Dame as the 2016-17 Winnemore Fellow!

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:48+00:00 Wed, Oct 5, 2016|Fellows, News, Winnemore Fellows|

MITH is pleased to announce Avery Dame, doctoral candidate in the department of Women’s Studies at the University of Maryland, as the Winnemore Dissertation Fellow for 2016-2017. Dame is completing his dissertation, “Talk Amongst Yourselves: Community Formation in Transgender Counterpublic Discourse Online,” which explores the affective and structural meanings assigned to “community” in English-language transgender