MITH’s Spring 2016 Digital Dialogues season is about to get underway! Starting next week with Elissa Frankle from the US Holocaust Museum, we have six amazing speakers covering a wide range of research specialties:
Tuesday February 9, 2016: Elissa Frankle, Digital Projects Coordinator of Digital Learning and New Media, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Making History with the Masses Revisited: History Unfolded and the Realities of Citizen History
Thursday February 18, 2016: Thomas Haigh, Associate Professor of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin Madison Mark Priestley, Independent Researcher
Working on ENIAC: The Lost Labors of the Information Age
This is a co-presentation with the Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL), and will occur at HCIL.
Tuesday February 23, 2016: Kim Gallon, Assistant Professor of History, Purdue University
Black Digital Humanities Pedagogy and Praxis
Tuesday March 1, 2016: Maxim Romanov, Research Fellow , University of Leipzig
Of graphs, maps, and 30,000 Muslims: Digital Humanities & The Premodern Islamic World
Tuesday March 8, 2016: Henry Lovejoy, Lecturer and Visiting Assistant Professor, McMaster University and Michigan State University
West Africa Historical GIS and the Liberated Africans Project
Monday April 11, 2016: Matthew Kirschenbaum, Associate Professor of English and Associate Director of MITH, University of Maryland, College Park
Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing Book Launch
This is a co-presentation with the English Department, and will occur at Tawes Hall.
ALSO – Save the Date for a special additional Digital Dialogues talk on Tuesday April 26, 2016 with renowned Brown University Technology and Computer Science professor Andy van Dam! More details on this event to follow. Watch the MITH blog, Twitter feed, or Digital Dialogues page for updates.
Digital Dialogues is Now Storified!
As many of you noticed last semester, MITH is now creating Storify pages for all of our Digital Dialogue talks where we post links to resources, people and projects that speakers reference during their talks, along with recaps and tweets posted during the events. Click here to look back at the talks from Fall 2015. Links to the Storify are posted on each talk’s page.