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11 Apr 2016

Documenting the Now Team Announced

By | 2018-02-22T14:22:05+00:00 Mon, Apr 11, 2016|Research|

Back in February we announced MITH's involvement in the Documenting the Now project, which is now under way. In a nutshell, Documenting the Now is an effort to build an application called DocNow, that helps researchers and archivists collect Web content about current events using Twitter. The project is also about building a community and

8 Apr 2016

Job: Assistant Director for Innovation and Learning

By | 2017-02-05T21:13:53+00:00 Fri, Apr 8, 2016|Alerts, Jobs, Opportunities|

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) at the University of Maryland seeks an Assistant Director for Innovation and Learning to play a leadership role in managing MITH’s growing portfolio of courses and instructional programs. The successful candidate will report to MITH’s Director and be adept at fostering the development of exciting digital

5 Apr 2016

Matthew Kirschenbaum Digital Dialogue (and book launch)

By | 2016-04-22T21:21:10+00:00 Tue, Apr 5, 2016|Uncategorized|

Matthew Kirschenbaum
University of Maryland, College Park
Tawes Hall, Room 2115
Tue, Apr 12, 2016
12:30 pm

This Digital Dialogue is also a launch event for Matthew Kirschenbaum's new book Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing, sponsored by the English department's Center for Literary and Comparative Studies. Neil Fraistat will be on hand to host, and discuss the book with Matt. Copies will be available! About the Book: The story of

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