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20 Apr 2014

MITH is Now Accepting Fall 2014 Digital Dialogues Speaker Nominations!

By | 2016-03-07T20:21:01+00:00 Sun, Apr 20, 2014|Community, Digital Dialogues|

MITH is accepting nominations for potential speakers for our Digital Dialogues series in the Fall 2014 semester.  Digital Dialogues is MITH’s signature events program, held almost every week while the academic semester is in session. Digital Dialogues is an occasion for discussion, presentation, and intellectual exchange that you can build into your weekly schedule. To

9 Apr 2014

MITH’s Research & Collections featured on NPR’s All Things Considered

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:11+00:00 Wed, Apr 9, 2014|Alerts, Community|

When National Public Radio's daily news show All Things Considered wanted to do a piece on the challenges of digital archives and preservation, they contacted MITH about coming to our offices for an interview.  Last week, Audie Cornish came to MITH and interviewed several of our research staff including Executive Director Neil Fraistat, Associate Director Trevor Muñoz, and BitCurator

20 Mar 2014

The Walt Whitman Archive

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:11+00:00 Thu, Mar 20, 2014|Community, News, Research|

In the past few months, MITH has been developing software for a project related to the Walt Whitman Archive. The Walt Whitman Archive is an electronic research and teaching tool that sets out to make Whitman's vast work, for the first time, easily and conveniently accessible to scholars, students, and general readers. Working in collaboration

4 Mar 2014

Join MITH! We’re Hiring a Lead Developer

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:11+00:00 Tue, Mar 4, 2014|Community, Jobs|

MITH is looking to hire a creative, team-oriented person to be our new Lead Developer. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with other members of the MITH staff on research-intensive projects in the digital humanities. The Lead Developer will design, write, test, document, and deploy code. The Lead Developer will also establish development milestones, help

24 Jan 2014

The Shelley-Godwin Archive: From a Textual to a Digital Condition

By | 2018-02-22T14:25:42+00:00 Fri, Jan 24, 2014|Community, Research|

At MITH we have been experimenting with the networked, distributed transcription and encoding of manuscripts during the first phase of our work on the Shelley-Godwin Archive, a project that aims to provide the digitized manuscripts of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, William Godwin, and Mary Wollstonecraft. The Archive will thus bring together for the

8 Jan 2014

Announcing the Spring 2014 MITH Digital Dialogues Lineup!

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:12+00:00 Wed, Jan 8, 2014|Community, Digital Dialogues|

MITH is excited to announce the lineup of speakers for our Spring 2014 Digital Dialogues season!  Our speakers have a wide variety of backgrounds and research interests ranging from culture and technology, to video spectatorship, and born-digital access initiatives. Reserve the date now for: Tuesday February 18, 2014: Anne Balsamo Tuesday February 25, 2014: Porter

4 Dec 2013

The Future of Accessibility with and BrailleRISE

By | 2013-12-04T09:30:08+00:00 Wed, Dec 4, 2013|Community, News, Research|

Making the Digital Humanities More Open, a level 2 Digital Humanities Start Up grant funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, ended its work earlier this fall. A partnership between the University of South Carolina Upstate and the University of Maryland's Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH), the project featured a team

12 Nov 2013

Wrapping up GSoC Work on MITHgrid

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:13+00:00 Tue, Nov 12, 2013|Community, Research|

Google Summer of Code 2013 (GSoC 2013) has successfully come to an end. I would like to thank James Smith for his patient mentoring. His conceptions on professionalism and pragmatic problem solving approach were highly useful. It was a pleasure working with the MITH team. The MITHgrid library is a data-centric, event-driven, responsibility-based library. In the

11 Nov 2013

Ten New Digital Dialogues Video Podcasts Posted!

By | 2018-02-22T14:32:08+00:00 Mon, Nov 11, 2013|Alerts, Community, Digital Dialogues|

MITH is delighted  to announce that ten Digital Dialogues video podcasts from 2013 are now available.  Here is a full list: October 29, 2013: Nicole Saylor, Head, American Folklife Center Archive Archiving Folk Culture in the Digital Age   October 15, 2013: Allen Renear, Interim Dean and Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS), University of