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4 Apr 2017

Registration is now open for ‘Textual Embodiments,’ the 2017 STS annual conference!

By | 2017-04-04T16:22:18+00:00 Tue, Apr 4, 2017|Alerts, Events, Opportunities|

MITH, AADHum, and the Society for Textual Scholarship (STS) are thrilled to announce that registration is now open for the forthcoming annual STS conference, Textual Embodiments. The conference will engage a range of issues involving the materiality of texts, including their physical, virtual, and performative manifestations as objects that can decay or break down and

4 Apr 2017

Josh Shepperd Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-04-17T10:53:15+00:00 Tue, Apr 4, 2017|Uncategorized|

Josh Shepperd
Catholic University
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Apr 11, 2017
12:30 pm

At a moment when public media is facing the threat of elimination from lawmakers, this presentation examines the organizational contributions made by noncommercial media research to U.S. informational history. Taking an institutional approach, this presentation looks at the infrastructural origins of public media in archival distribution practices after WWII. In 1948 educational broadcasters were

3 Apr 2017

Return of the Digital Dialogues Podcast

By | 2017-04-03T16:23:06+00:00 Mon, Apr 3, 2017|News|

Since 2005 MITH's Digital Dialogues series has served as our signature events program, where we invite members of the digital humanities community to join us to talk about their work. From the beginning it was important for these discussions to serve not just our local community here at the University of Maryland, but also for

28 Mar 2017

Ryan Long Vambery Lecture: ‘Hannes Meyer in Europe and Mexico: Building, a Poetics of Displacement’

By | 2017-03-27T18:31:47+00:00 Tue, Mar 28, 2017|Alerts, Fellows|

This Wednesday March 29th, the Comparative Literature Department will present the Vambery Lecture with current Vambery Distinguished Professor Ryan Long of the Spanish Department. Hannes Meyer in Europe and Mexico: Building, a Poetics of Displacement Wednesday, March 29, 2017 11:30am to 1:00pm Tawes Hall 2115 (Faculty Lounge) Lunch will be served Please RSVP to Gerard Passannante

28 Mar 2017

Joanna Swafford Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-04-10T10:57:25+00:00 Tue, Mar 28, 2017|Uncategorized|

Joanna Swafford
SUNY New Paltz
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Apr 4, 2017
12:30 pm

Although poetry is often treated as silent print on the page, this talk details how digital tools can augment poetry’s aural and performed dimensions. The talk presents three such digital projects: Songs of the Victorians, an archive and analysis of musical settings of famous Victorian poems, Augmented Notes, a tool for creating digital scores

14 Mar 2017

Avery Dame Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-04-06T12:54:41+00:00 Tue, Mar 14, 2017|Uncategorized|

Avery Dame
University of Maryland
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Mar 28, 2017
12:30 pm

Digitization and online access are often presented as an important tool for making history, particularly those whose histories are rarely told, accessible to a broader audience. However, what happens to born-digital materials which can technically be accessed—but whose content and format may not be accessible in the contemporary media environment? In this presentation, I’ll

13 Mar 2017

Announcing the Transgender Usenet Archive!

By | 2017-03-13T14:29:30+00:00 Mon, Mar 13, 2017|Alerts, Fellows|

I’m happy to announce that after almost a year of hard work, the Transgender Usenet Archive is now officially available for public use! You can search the archive for any single word or two word phrase, and searches can be filtered by newsgroup or post publication year. By default, all searches are case sensitive, but

28 Feb 2017

Amanda Starling Gould Digital Dialogue *POSTPONED*

By | 2017-02-20T13:41:37+00:00 Tue, Feb 28, 2017|Uncategorized|

Amanda Starling Gould
Duke University
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Mar 14, 2017
12:30 pm

This talk was originally scheduled for March 14, but the speaker has had to postpone her visit until Fall of 2017 due to unforeseen circumstances. MITH will post the new date for this talk along with the Fall 2017 Digital Dialogues schedule in late summer/early fall. How do we seed digital media study – and

15 Feb 2017

André Brock Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-05-12T17:54:41+00:00 Wed, Feb 15, 2017|Uncategorized|

André Brock
University of Michigan
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Feb 28, 2017
12:30 pm

A heartrending recent development of digital practice is the dissemination on social networks of videos of state violence against Black men and women, such as the Facebook video of Philando Castile’s passing, or the YouTube video depicting the arrest and beating of Sandra Bland. In response, many Black folk have begun describing the effects

7 Feb 2017

Columba Stewart Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-05-12T17:47:16+00:00 Tue, Feb 7, 2017|Digital Dialogues, Events|

Columba Stewart, OSB
Hill Museum and Manuscript Library
MITH Conference Room
Wed, Feb 15, 2017
12:30 pm

The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML) at Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota, was founded in 1965 to microfilm Benedictine libraries in Europe. The project grew rapidly beyond its monastic and European focus. In 2003, HMML began to use digital imaging technologies to document the manuscript heritage of ancient Christian communities in the Middle