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29 Jan 2016

African American History, Culture and Digital Humanities

By | 2017-02-05T21:25:29+00:00 Fri, Jan 29, 2016|

African American History, Culture and Digital Humanities (AADHum) was awarded to the College of Arts and Humanities (ARHU) and is being co-directed by MITH and the Arts and Humanities Center for Synergy (Center for Synergy). The project was funded by a $1.25 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for research, education and training at the intersections of digital humanities and African American studies, and will help to prepare a diverse community of scholars and students whose work will both broaden the reach of the digital humanities in African American history and cultural studies, and enrich humanities research with new methods, archives and tools.

28 Jan 2016

Digital Humanities Incubator 2014–15: Researching Ferguson

By | 2017-02-05T21:25:30+00:00 Thu, Jan 28, 2016|

The 2014 – 2015 Digital Humanities Incubator, entitled “Researching Ferguson,” is a campus-wide initiative which aims to provide leadership and training on event-based social media data and network analysis. These workshops are part of the broader, university-wide effort to engage the #BlackLivesMatter movement at the University of Maryland.

20 Oct 2015

Matthew Lincoln Digital Dialogue

By | 2017-02-06T10:47:21+00:00 Tue, Oct 20, 2015|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues, Events|

"In the context of research, a model is an experimental device, modelling an experimental technique." Willard McCarty, Humanities Computing. What is a research model, and what is an experiment, in the context of art history? As we begin to compute data troves derived from catalogues raisonné and museum collections in new ways, we are challenged

7 Oct 2015

Humanities Intensive Learning + Training

By | 2016-01-28T21:59:03+00:00 Wed, Oct 7, 2015|

Humanities Intensive Learning and Teaching (HILT) is an intensive digital humanities training institute: a slate of engaging courses taught by some of the best scholars and teachers in the digital humanities, plentiful opportunities to meet and network with colleagues, and access to all the cultural resources of the Washington, D.C., area.

7 Oct 2015

Digital Humanities 2009

By | 2016-01-19T20:08:37+00:00 Wed, Oct 7, 2015|

Digital Humanities 2009–the annual joint meeting of the Association for Computers and the Humanities, the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing, and the Society for Digital Humanities / Société pour l’étude des médias interactifs–was hosted by the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) at the University of Maryland in College Park.

7 Oct 2015

Shared Horizons

By | 2016-01-14T18:52:08+00:00 Wed, Oct 7, 2015|

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) invites biomedical and humanities scholars to join us in investigating data, biomedicine, and the digital humanities.

5 Oct 2015

Personal Digital Archiving 2013

By | 2017-02-05T21:25:31+00:00 Mon, Oct 5, 2015|

PDA provides a two-day-long opportunity for researchers and practitioners in the field of personal archiving to convene for presentations and networking. The conference supports a broad community of practitioners working to ensure long term access for various personal collections and archives.

5 Oct 2015

Off the Tracks

By | 2017-02-05T21:25:31+00:00 Mon, Oct 5, 2015|

Tanya Clement and Doug Reside led a workshop on professionalization in digital humanities centers called, "Off the Tracks—Laying New Lines for Digital Humanities Scholars," which addressed the rapidly emerging phenomenon of alternative academic careers among the hybrid scholar-programmers now staffing many DH centers.

5 Oct 2015

Digital Humanities Winter Institute

By | 2017-02-05T21:25:32+00:00 Mon, Oct 5, 2015|

MITH hosted the first annual Digital Humanities Winter Institute (DHWI) in January 2013, providing an opportunity for scholars to learn new skills relevant to different kinds of digital scholarship while mingling with like-minded colleagues in coursework, social events, and lectures during an intensive, week-long event located amid the many attractions of the Washington, D.C. region.