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25 Apr 2013

Join the MITH team as a Project Manager!

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:18+00:00 Thu, Apr 25, 2013|Jobs, News, Opportunities|

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities at the University of Maryland is seeking an experienced project manager who will provide coordination and management for research projects and initiatives in the digital humanities. The Project Manager will work with senior MITH staff to conceptualize, implement, and manage digital humanities research work in a collaborative,

17 Apr 2013

Announcing Hilt: Humanities Intensive Learning + Teaching

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:18+00:00 Wed, Apr 17, 2013|News, Opportunities|

Thanks to a group of wonderful instructors and an energetic, passionate cohort of students from around the world, the first iteration of our intensive digital humanities training institute was a great success when it was held in January 2013. We were inspired by the model pioneered at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) and we

2 Apr 2013

BitCurator Announced a Position Opening for Community Lead

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:19+00:00 Tue, Apr 2, 2013|Jobs, News, Opportunities|

The BitCurator project (www.bitcurator.net), a joint research initiative of the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) at the University of Maryland, College Park, and the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is seeking a Community Lead to build an active user community for our

25 Feb 2013

New Version of Digital Mishnah Demo

By | 2013-02-25T14:49:03+00:00 Mon, Feb 25, 2013|Faculty Fellows, Fellows, News, Research|

We have released a new version of the demo. Much of the change is in styling and branding, but there are new texts added, some new views, and a new naming convention. New texts. Gradually, I am replacing the sample files with just Bava Metsi’a Ch. 2 with transcriptions covering all of tractate Neziqin (the

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

28 Aug 2012

MITH Director Neil Fraistat to Chair the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations

By | 2012-08-28T09:00:27+00:00 Tue, Aug 28, 2012|News|

We’re delighted to announce that MITH Director Neil Fraistat has recently been elected to a two-year term as Chair of the Steering Committee of ADHO, the international Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations. ADHO is an umbrella organization whose goals are to promote and support digital research and teaching across arts and humanities disciplines, drawing together

7 Aug 2012

Announcing the Personal Digital Archiving 2013 Conference

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:26+00:00 Tue, Aug 7, 2012|Community, Events, News|

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities at the University of Maryland and the National Digital Information Infrastructure Program at the Library of Congress are pleased to announce that they will serve as co-hosts of the 2013 Personal Digital Archiving Conference in conjunction with the University of Maryland Libraries. To be held February 21st

6 Aug 2012

MITH Announces an NEH Chairman’s Cooperative Agreement for Shared Horizons

By | 2012-08-06T10:00:41+00:00 Mon, Aug 6, 2012|Community, Events, News|

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman’s Cooperative Agreement for “Shared Horizons: Data, Biomedicine, and the Digital Humanities,” an interdisciplinary symposium exploring the intersection of digital humanities and biomedicine. Working in cooperation with

20 Jul 2012

We are moving to our new campus home

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:28+00:00 Fri, Jul 20, 2012|MITH Move, News|

MITH will be moving from its current location on the McKeldin Mall to the Hornbake Library Building in the coming weeks. We anticipate being closed to walk in business beginning July 30th and plan to reopen in our new space (0301 Hornbake Library inside Non-Print Media) on Monday, August 6th. Please stay tuned for forthcoming