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31 Mar 2015

Amanda Visconti Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-02-06T10:47:23+00:00 Tue, Mar 31, 2015|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues, Events|

Amanda Visconti
Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Apr 28, 2015
12:30 pm

Scholarly editors are an integral part of the continuum that keeps the stories of the past available to and understood by the present—but in Taylor’s formulation, the "you" is just as important: that public of readers beyond the academy whose interest keeps the humanities alive and relevant. This talk will explore how we can design digital archives and editions to be more than simply publicly accessible.

23 Mar 2015

Paul Jaskot Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-02-06T10:47:24+00:00 Mon, Mar 23, 2015|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues, Events|

Paul Jaskot
DePaul University
Collaboratory for Visual Culture
Mon, Mar 30, 2015
12:30 pm

Please note that this Digital Dialogue is a special co-sponsored talk in conjunction the Art History & Archaeology Department, and occurs on a different weekday and location. The Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture is located in Room 4213 of the Art and Sociology Building. The Central Building Office at Auschwitz

17 Mar 2015

Raffaele Viglianti Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-02-06T10:47:24+00:00 Tue, Mar 17, 2015|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues, Events|

Raffaele Viglianti
Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Mar 24, 2015
12:30 pm

What is the future of sheet music? The flexibility of the digital medium, as opposed to the rigidity of the printed form, calls for a more modern concept of the music score. Even digital sheet music, in most cases, is designed to be printed; it is either produced with typesetting software, or made of images

10 Mar 2015

Come read with us!: an update on the Infinite Ulysses participatory digital edition

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:00+00:00 Tue, Mar 10, 2015|Fellows, Winnemore Fellows|

Since my last post in January, I've used feedback from generous beta-testers to bring the Infinite Ulysses participatory digital edition up to where I'd hoped it would be by the end of my dissertation. In the past, I invited users in small batches from a list of readers who signed up to beta-test. I wanted to continue testing early and often,

10 Mar 2015

MITH developer Ed Summers named recipient of the 2015 Kilgour Award

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:01+00:00 Tue, Mar 10, 2015|Alerts, News, Research|

MITH is delighted to announce that our Lead Developer, Ed Summers, was recently named the 2015 recipient of the Kilgour Award. The Kilgour is jointly awarded by the The Library & Information Technology Association (LITA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), and the OCLC, for “research relevant to the development of information technologies,

2 Mar 2015

Miriam Posner Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-02-06T10:47:25+00:00 Mon, Mar 2, 2015|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues, Events|

Miriam Posner
University of California, Los Angeles
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Mar 10, 2015
12:30 pm

Walter Freeman, the world’s foremost proponent and practitioner of lobotomy, was also an obsessive photographer. He almost invariably took photos of his patients before and after surgery, often tracking them down years after the operation to capture their images. These cross-country trips to photograph patients, which Freeman called head-and-shoulder hunting expeditions, consumed the physician during

23 Feb 2015

Mauricio Giraldo Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-02-06T10:47:25+00:00 Mon, Feb 23, 2015|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues, Events|

Mauricio Giraldo
NYPL Labs
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Mar 3, 2015
12:30 pm

I'm currently an interaction designer at NYPL Labs, The New York Public Library’s digital innovation unit. One of our latest projects is Building Inspector, a tool to extract data from historic insurance atlases through a combination of computational (vectorization, computer vision, alpha shapes) and human (crowdsourcing, game design concepts) processes. This talk will provide an insight

18 Feb 2015

Open Call for Applications: “Engaging the Public: Best Practices for Crowdsourcing Across the Disciplines”

By | 2015-02-18T10:04:20+00:00 Wed, Feb 18, 2015|Alerts, Events, Research|

We are pleased to issue an open call for applications to “Engaging the Public: Best Practices for Crowdsourcing Across the Disciplines.” This workshop, to be held at the University of Maryland in College Park, MD, on May 6-8, 2015, is being led by Dartmouth College and the University of Maryland, with the support of the

9 Feb 2015

Sign up now to have lunch with our Digital Dialogue speakers!

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:02+00:00 Mon, Feb 9, 2015|Alerts, Community, Digital Dialogues|

With our Digital Dialogue speaker series, MITH aims to foster community by extending an open offer to interested graduate students, staff, and faculty to request one of a limited number of spots to join our speakers for lunch. This is a great opportunity to engage directly with the speakers and discuss their work in a less formal

22 Jan 2015

Mark your calendars … MITH’s Spring 2015 Digital Dialogues are coming up!

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:02+00:00 Thu, Jan 22, 2015|Alerts, Community, Digital Dialogues, Events|

MITH is excited to announce the lineup of speakers for our Spring 2015 Digital Dialogues season!  Our six speakers come from a wide variety of research specialties ranging from ranging from Digital Musicology to Literature/Digital Editions to Urban Media Art and Interaction Design. Reserve the date now for: Tuesday February 24, 2015: Shannon Mattern Tuesday March 3, 2015: Mauricio Giraldo Tuesday March