In 1813 the United States Supreme Court heard arguments in one of the first petitions for freedom by an enslaved person. Mima Queen sued John Hepburn claiming she was descended from a free woman. Francis Scott Key argued the case for her, but Chief Justice John Marshall wrote the majority opinion denying her petition. Queen
Making the Digital Humanities More Open, a level 2 Digital Humanities Start Up grant funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, ended its work earlier this fall. A partnership between the University of South Carolina Upstate and the University of Maryland's Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH), the project featured a team
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
MITH is delighted to announce our fall 2013 slate of Digital Dialogues speakers. All events are held in the MITH Conference Room, 0301 Hornbake Library, University of Maryland. September 17th 12:30-2 pm Chris Prom Assistant University Archivist, Associate Professor, University of Illinois Libraries Documenting Science in the Digital Age: What's the Same and What's Different?
MITH is pleased to announce the addition of Stephanie Sapienza to our team! Stephanie has joined us as a Project Manager and is working with the entire MITH team to coordinate and implement research and development projects, public programs and communications. Stephanie holds an MA from UCLA in Moving Image Archive Studies, and a BA
Maryland Institute for Technology for in the Humanities (MITH) is looking for a creative undergraduate or graduate assistant specializing in graphic design. This is a great learning opportunity and a chance to work with a design professional to increase your knowledge and skills in graphic design to strengthen your resume before graduation.
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
Out of the blue, an archivist gets a call from the husband of a famous scientist who has recently passed away. He wants to donate materials to the archives that can help people to understand and learn about her research. The archivist visits their home and is handed a cardboard box. Inside are not sheets of