HILT 2014

Inspired by the model pioneered at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI), the Humanities Intensive Learning & Teaching Institute is in its second year at the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities. Hosted August 4-8, 2014, on the campus of the University of Maryland in College Park,we are offering a slate of incredible courses and instructors capped by networking events both with participants and local cultural heritage organizations. Confirmed instructors are:

  • Anastasia Salter, Games in the Classroom
  • Elijah Meeks, Network Analysis and Visualization
  • Jeremy Boggs and Jeri Wieringa, Introduction to Web Development, Design, and Principles: HTML5, CSS, and Javascript for beginners
  • Kam Woods and Porter Olsen, Born-Digital Forensics
  • Mark Algee-Hewitt, Large Scale Text Analysis with R
  • Simon Appleford and Jennifer Guiliano, Project Development
  • Wayne Graham and Brandon Walsh, Humanities Programming
  • **Mia Ridge **and Ben Brumfield, Crowdsourcing Cultural Heritage
  • Jarah Moesh, Critical Race and Gender in Digital Humanities

For the 2014 institute, we’ve expanded our offerings included a series of public DH opportunities to highlight the ways in which digital humanities is working in cultural heritage organizations. The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, the Folger Shakespeare Library, the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health, the National Air and Space Museum, the National Museum of American History, and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum are each hosting a behind the scenes event to highlight how they are incorporating digital technologies in their institutions.