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18 Jun 2019
Kyle Bickoff

My Time as a MITH Winnemore Dissertation Fellow

By |2019-06-24T10:56:10-05:00Jun 18, 2019|Fellows, Winnemore Fellows|

It has been an honor for me to be a part of the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) community this spring 2019 semester as the Winnemore Dissertation Fellow. The fellowship has directly supported me this semester as I wrote the draft of my second dissertation chapter, which I sent to my advisor in May upon completion.

9 Apr 2019

Kyle Bickoff Digital Dialogue

By |2019-05-06T15:34:07-05:00Apr 9, 2019|

Kyle Bickoff
Kyle Bickoff
University of Maryland
MITH Conference Room
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
12:30 pm

Containers may be used to store information—their structures bundle together our data in discrete, lightweight, and economical units. We know that physical containers like paper [...]

2 Apr 2019

Christina Boyles Digital Dialogue

By |2019-05-06T15:36:06-05:00Apr 2, 2019|

Christina Boyles
Michigan State University
MITH Conference Room
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
12:30 pm

Due to its unique geography, Puerto Rico is at the forefront of climate catastrophe. In theory, Puerto Rico’s devastating experiences should provide nations around the [...]

26 Mar 2019

Daniel Stökl Ben Ezra Digital Dialogue

By |2019-04-10T17:34:16-05:00Mar 26, 2019|

Daniel Stökl Ben Ezra
École Pratique des Hautes Études (EPHE), Paris
MITH Conference Room
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
12:30 pm

We will present initial results on two computational projects on Medieval Hebrew manuscripts. The first, Sofer Mahir, applies an HTR (handwritten text recognition) pipeline constructed [...]

12 Mar 2019

Andrew Ferguson Digital Dialogue

By |2019-05-06T15:37:17-05:00Mar 12, 2019|

Andrew Ferguson
University of Maryland
MITH Conference Room
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
12:30 pm

The word “glitch,” meaning a small voltage variance that can short out a circuit, entered the English language through radio hobbyists and was popularized by [...]

5 Mar 2019

Howard Rambsy II Digital Dialogue

By |2019-05-13T16:10:17-05:00Mar 5, 2019|

Howard Rambsy II
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
MITH Conference Room
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
12:30 pm

Several important reports and studies have made us aware of the dismal practices of inclusion in the film industry. By drawing on extensive bodies of [...]