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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

29 Aug 2017

Announcing the Fall 2017 Digital Dialogues lineup!

By | 2017-09-06T15:24:28+00:00 Tue, Aug 29, 2017|Alerts, Digital Dialogues, Events|

MITH’s Fall 2017 Digital Dialogues season is about to get underway! Starting four weeks from today with Kevin Hamilton from University of Illinois, we have SIX amazing speakers covering a wide range of research specialties: Tuesday September 26, 2017: Kevin Hamilton, Professor of New Media, College of Fine and Applied Arts (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign​) Unfixed

29 Aug 2017

Kevin Hamilton Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-09-26T18:45:15+00:00 Tue, Aug 29, 2017|Uncategorized|

Kevin Hamilton
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign​
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Sep 26, 2017
12:30 pm

This presentation will explore the unique ethical, creative, and epistemological potentials of explicitly placing art or design in a subservient role to other disciplinary agendas in research-based inquiry. Historical and contemporary examples from within and without the presenter’s experiences will animate this overview and dialogue on intentional asymmetry in arts-integrative collaborative relationships.

15 Jun 2017

My Fond Farewell to MITH

By | 2017-06-15T09:40:04+00:00 Thu, Jun 15, 2017|Alerts, Community, News|

I can’t begin to say how grateful I am for the privilege of having served as Director of MITH for the past twelve years. If there is a more inspiring job anywhere, I’m not aware of it. I count myself especially fortunate to have held this position during the intellectual ferment marking the emergence of

14 Jun 2017

MITH is now accepting Digital Dialogues speaker nominations for Fall 2017!

By | 2017-06-14T14:15:04+00:00 Wed, Jun 14, 2017|Alerts, Community, Digital Dialogues|

MITH is accepting nominations for potential speakers for our Digital Dialogues series in the Fall 2017 semester.  Digital Dialogues is MITH’s signature events program, held almost every week while the academic semester is in session. Digital Dialogues is an occasion for discussion, presentation, and intellectual exchange that you can build into your weekly schedule. To

18 May 2017

Learning and Teaching Initiatives at MITH

By | 2017-05-18T16:22:05+00:00 Thu, May 18, 2017|Community, News|

MITH launched exciting curricular initiatives this past year, with the hiring of Purdom Lindblad as Assistant Director for Innovation and Learning and with Matthew Kirschenbaum taking on a new role as Director of the Digital Studies in Arts and Humanities (DSAH--pronounced DASH!) Graduate Certificate. These new activities complement MITH’s established role as a research institute

17 May 2017

Register for one or more FREE workshop(s), hosted by MITH on Wednesday, May 31st

By | 2017-05-17T11:37:32+00:00 Wed, May 17, 2017|Alerts, Events, Opportunities|

MITH is hosting the 2017 annual conference of the Society for Textual Scholarship (STS), Textual Embodiments. As part of our pre-conference activities, we are hosting five FREE workshops on Wednesday, May 31st. Conference attendees have had the first chance to register and select workshops, and now we are opening up all remaining slots to the

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