MITH congratulates Tanya Clement (Associate Director, Digital Cultures and Creativity), Dave Lester (Assistant Director, MITH), and Doug Reside (Associate Director, MITH) on the receipt of two new Digital Humanities Start Up Grants in the latest round of competition from the National Endowment for the Humanities' Office of Digital Humanities. Both awards will support events addressing
Following Matthew Kirschenbaum's appearance on the Kojo Nnamdi show last month, Rachel Donahue and Kari Kraus discuss the Preserving Virtual Worlds project on today's Maryland Morning show with Sheilah Kast on Baltimore's WYPR 88.1 FM (their segment starts about 11 minutes in).
MITH is currently inviting applications from the University of Maryland's College of Arts & Humanities and from the University Libraries for a MITH Resident Fellowship during the 2010-2011 academic year. Resident Fellowships offer customized programming and technical support, as well as server space, consultation on project design, project management, software selection, and other crucial components
The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) is proud to announce the launch of the prototype of Music Theatre Online (MTO), a freely accessible web-based archive of musical and music theatre. Funded by a Digital Humanities Startup grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, MTO provides a model for online scholarly archives
Dear all, It is my great pleasure to share with you the news that Doug Reside has just been promoted from Assistant to Associate Director of MITH in recognition of the superb work he has done since arriving here in 2006. As many of you know, Doug is one of those rare humanities scholars who
For any of you who are snowed in or otherwise looking for interesting reading, The Atlantic has a brief piece about the Preserving Virtual Worlds Project, featuring Matt Kirschenbaum and Kari Kraus. The second link is from an online New York Times debate about whether school libraries still need books, featuring Matt Kirschenbaum as one
We are very pleased to announce another semester of Digital Dialogues. In the four year since we have made Digital Dialogues a weekly event at MITH we have hosted over 100 speakers from the College Park campus and beyond (often far beyond) to discuss their work and current issues in digital humanities and new media.
The Shakespeare Quartos Archive is written up in today's edition of The Guardian.