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19 Sep 2017

DocNow and Rhizome receive IMLS National Forum grant!

By | 2017-09-19T12:35:49+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 full details

6 Sep 2017

Dramatic Reading of Percy Shelley’s Prometheus Unbound

By | 2017-09-06T13:14:08+00:00 Wed, Sep 6, 2017|Alerts, Events, Research|

A dramatic reading of Percy Shelley's Prometheus Unbound will take place on Wednesday, October 25, 3:00 -5:00 pm at the Cafritz Foundation Theatre. The show is directed by MITH's intern and Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies graduate student Victoria Scrimer. Victoria has been working closely with extant draft and fair copy manuscripts of Prometheus Unbound by

18 Apr 2017

Two important S-GA announcements: Scrope Davies Notebook publication, plus a new grant!

By | 2017-04-18T11:21:13+00:00 Tue, Apr 18, 2017|Alerts, Research|

The Shelley-Godwin Archive, one of MITH's longstanding projects, is pleased to share two important announcements: The first is the publication of the Scrope Davies Notebook in the Archive. Mislaid and then forgotten from 1818 to 1976, this notebook that Percy Bysshe Shelley entrusted to Byron’s friend Scrope Davies was famously discovered in a trunk in

30 Jan 2017

Announcing the ‘Race, Space, and Place’ sequence of Spring 2017 AADHum Events!

By | 2017-03-27T10:45:51+00:00 Mon, Jan 30, 2017|Alerts, Events, Research|

The African American History, Culture and Digital Humanities (AADHum) Initiative has just announced the its first sequence, Race, Space, and Place, which explores themes of African American labor, migration, and artistic expression, through a series of complementary Reading Groups (RG), Digital Humanities Incubator (DHI) and Digital Dialogues. A collaboration between MITH and the College of Arts and

25 Jan 2017

Tracking Changes With diffengine

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:44+00:00 Wed, Jan 25, 2017|Research|

Our most respected newspapers want their stories to be accurate because once the words are on paper, and the paper is in someone’s hands, there’s no changing them. The words are literally fixed in ink to the page, and mass produced into many copies that are pretty much impossible to recall. Reputations can rise and

23 Jan 2017

Archiving Usenet: Adopting an Ethics of Care

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:45+00:00 Mon, Jan 23, 2017|Research, Winnemore Fellows|

This is the fourth in series of blog posts by 2016-17 Winnemore Digital Dissertation Fellow Avery Dame on the progress of 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 discourse online. “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a

9 Dec 2016

Listening for the Static

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:45+00:00 Fri, Dec 9, 2016|Research, Winnemore Fellows|

This is the third in series of blog posts by 2016-17 Winnemore Digital Dissertation Fellow Avery Dame on the progress of 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 discourse online. As you can guess from my last

17 Nov 2016

Visualizing Poster Activity on Usenet

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:46+00:00 Thu, Nov 17, 2016|Fellows, Research|

This is the second in series of blog posts by 2016-17 Winnemore Digital Dissertation Fellow Avery Dame on the progress of 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 discourse online. One of the biggest challenges of working

27 Oct 2016

Next Wednesday 11/2, don’t miss Matt Kirschenbaum discuss his new book ‘Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing!’

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:46+00:00 Thu, Oct 27, 2016|Alerts, Events, Research|

What: Speaking of Books: A Conversation with Matthew Kirschenbaum When: Wednesday, November 2 at 3:30pm Where: McKeldin Library, Room 6137 (Special Events Room) Next Tuesday, don't miss Professor of English and Director of the Graduate Certificate in Digital Studies (DSAH) Matthew Kirschenbaum as he discusses his new book Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing. Light refreshments will be