MITH’s Spring 2017 Digital Dialogues season is about to get underway! Starting two weeks from today with Kishonna Gray from MIT and Harvard, we have SEVEN amazing speakers covering a wide range of research specialties:

Tuesday February 7, 2017: Kishonna Gray, Martin Luther King Jr. Scholar and Visiting Professor, Comparative Media Studies and Women and Gender Studies (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and Fellow, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society (Harvard University)
Buffoons, Goons, and Pixelated Minstrels: The Digital Story That Games Tell

Wednesday February 15, 2017: Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director  (Hill Museum and Manuscript Library) and 2016–17 Member of the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton University)
Giving Voice to Ancient Texts: Digital Preservation and Access for Endangered Manuscripts from Threatened Communities
This is a co-presentation with the Roshan Institute for Persian Studies.
Please note the change in weekday from Tuesday to Wednesday this week!

Tuesday February 28, 2017: André Brock, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies (University of Michigan)
The Price of the Ticket: Racism, Black Digital Practice, and Racism Battle Fatigue

Tuesday March 14, 2017: Amanda Gould, PhD Candidate (Duke University)
Dirty Digital Environmental Humanities: From iPhones to eWaste

Tuesday March 28, 2017: Avery Dame, PhD Candidate (University of Maryland)
Spotlighting Hidden Histories: Archiving Transgender Usenet, 1994-2013

Tuesday April 4, 2017: Joanna Swafford, Assistant Professor for Interdisciplinary and Digital Teaching and Scholarship (SUNY New Paltz)
Sounding Poetry with Digital Tools

Tuesday April 11, 2017: Josh Shepperd, Assistant Professor of Media and Communication (Catholic University)
Public Media’s Origin as a Strategically Networked Archive, 1949-1953

All talks are at 12:30 pm in the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities Conference Room, 0301 Hornbake Library. All talks are open to the public. Speakers will be listed on the Digital Dialogues schedule here, which will be updated with more information about each talk as it becomes available.

Digital Dialogues is MITH’s signature events program, held during the academic year, and is an occasion for discussion, presentation and intellectual exchange that you can build into your schedule.