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21 Mar 2016

Harold Short Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-02-05T21:24:52+00:00 Mon, Mar 21, 2016|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues, Events|

Harold Short
Australian Catholic University
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Mar 29, 2016
12:30 pm

This session will include presentations on projects in three very different cultural and social contexts. The purpose of the session is to prompt and facilitate discussion around issues that arise in using digital tools and techniques to support and preserve cultural memory. Each project is nationally important in its own context, but each may also be seen as a

8 Mar 2016

Call for Applications: Winnemore Digital Humanities Dissertation Fellows Program 2016-17

By | 2016-07-11T11:41:21+00:00 Tue, Mar 8, 2016|Alerts, Fellows, Opportunities, Winnemore Fellows|

MITH is pleased to announce that we are officially accepting applications for the 2016-17 Winnemore Digital Humanities Dissertation Fellows Program. Every other academic year, MITH provides support to a graduate student whose dissertation engages the intersections between new media and the traditional concerns of the Arts and Humanities, offering a stipend equivalent to a semester-long

4 Mar 2016

Stewarding MITH’s History: A New Window Into Our Past

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:53+00:00 Fri, Mar 4, 2016|Research|

This is the third post in MITH’s series on stewarding digital humanities scholarship.  No doubt you’ve noticed that the MITH website looks a little different these days. We’re proud of this latest refresh of the site’s design, which brings a number of updates such as responsive design, better usability on mobile devices, and reorganized pages

2 Mar 2016

Announcing TWO events in April with Andy van Dam from Brown University!

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:53+00:00 Wed, Mar 2, 2016|Alerts, Digital Dialogues, Events|

MITH is very pleased to announce two upcoming events in late April featuring renowned Computer Science and Technology professor Andy van Dam. The first event, on Monday April 25th at 7:30pm, will be a screening of the 1974 Documentary Hypertext: An Educational Experiment in English and Computer Science at Brown University, followed by a panel discussion with van Dam, UMD

1 Mar 2016

Henry Lovejoy Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-03-27T17:21:57+00:00 Tue, Mar 1, 2016|Uncategorized|

Henry Lovejoy
McMaster University and Michigan State University
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Mar 8, 2016
12:30 pm

Knowing when and where people came from within Africa, and when and where they went in diaspora, is a major research question affecting the history of the continent and the broader Atlantic world. My proposed solution is to initiate the process of creating the framework to standardize Africa’s geo-political history. Creating a broadly-accepted core

29 Feb 2016

The Shelley-Godwin Archive Releases the Prometheus Unbound fair copy notebooks

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:54+00:00 Mon, Feb 29, 2016|Research|

The Shelley-Godwin Archive is pleased to announce the public release of Percy Bysshe Shelley’s Prometheus Unbound fair copy notebooks, Bodleian MSS. Shelley e.1, e.2, and e.3. Beyond the fair copy of what is arguably Shelley’s greatest poem, these notebooks contain fair copies of his lyric poems “Ode to Heaven” and “Misery.—A Fragment,” as well as

23 Feb 2016

Maxim Romanov Digital Dialogue

By | 2016-03-08T20:56:51+00:00 Tue, Feb 23, 2016|Uncategorized|

Maxim Romanov
University of Leipzig
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Mar 1, 2016
12:30 pm

In the course of 14 centuries, Muslim authors wrote, compiled and recompiled a great number of multivolume collections that often include tens of thousands of biographical, bibliographical and historical records. Over the past decade, many of these texts (predominantly in Arabic) have become available in full text format through a number of digital libraries. The

18 Feb 2016

Kim Gallon Digital Dialogue

By | 2016-01-27T19:27:50+00:00 Thu, Feb 18, 2016|Uncategorized|

Kim Gallon
Purdue University
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Feb 23, 2016
12:30 pm

In the recent past, black people have created and utilized a variety of digital spaces and media to reconfigure the terms and terrain of debates and discussions on what it means to be human. How do we as scholars, educators, librarians and archivists use specific cases and experiences to teach habits of critical thought and

16 Feb 2016

Introducing Documenting the Now

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:54+00:00 Tue, Feb 16, 2016|News, Research|

A few weeks ago MITH announced that it will be partnering with Washington University in St Louis (WUSTL) and the University of California at Riverside (UCR) on a new project called Documenting the Now. Documenting the Now is aimed at accomplishing two different, but deeply interrelated goals. The first is to develop an open source

9 Feb 2016

Thomas Haigh and Mark Priestley Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-02-06T10:47:19+00:00 Tue, Feb 9, 2016|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues|

Thomas Haigh
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
Mark Priestley
Human-Computer Interaction Lab (2105 Hornbake, South Wing)
Thu, Feb 18, 2016
12:30 pm

Books and shows about the history of information technology have usually focused on great inventors and technical breakthroughs, from Charles Babbage and Alan Turing to Steve Jobs and the World Wide Web. Computer operations work has been written out of the story, but without it no computer would be useful. Information historians Thomas Haigh and