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Things look different around here

As you can see, we're changing MITH's website. The previous design served us for most of a decade—an eternity in Internet time. The basic organization of the MITH site stayed the same from 2011 until this year. As far back as the summer of 2012, the…continue reading

Introducing Jeffrey Moro, 2020 Winnemore Fellow

MITH is delighted to welcome Jeffrey Moro as the 2020 Winnemore Fellow. Jeffrey is a PhD candidate in English with a certificate in Digital Studies in the Arts and Humanities (DSAH). The Winnemore Digital Humanities Dissertation Fellowship supports…continue reading

Announcing the Spring 2020 Digital Dialogues Line Up

MITH is thrilled to announce the Spring 2020 Digital Dialogue line-up. This eclectic season covers a range of interesting DH topics including oral histories, music encoding, movement and technology, poetry and algorithms, and community data curation…continue reading

Nominations Open, Spring 2020 Digital Dialogues

We are delighted to open nominations for spring 2020 Digital Dialogue speakers. 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…continue reading

The Cleaners: Movie Night (Oct 30)

Please join us in MITH on October 30, 2019 (All Hallows' Eve Eve) from 6-8pm for a screening of The Cleaners, a documentary which provides an in depth look at the hidden labor of content moderation that makes today's social media platforms possible…continue reading

New Team Members at AADHum and MITH

We are delighted to announce three additions to our team this fall. These new hires will contribute to MITH's research, teaching, and public programming in the areas of African American digital humanities and the performing arts. Dr. Aleia Brown has…continue reading

My Time as a MITH Winnemore Dissertation Fellow

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…continue reading

Data Histories and Natural History—Andrea Thomer

Please join us Wednesday, April 24, at 3:30pm at MITH (0301 Hornbake Library) for a presentation by Dr. Andrea Thomer, who is visiting from the University of Michigan iSchool, and does work on data histories, with implications for cultural…continue reading

Old Futures Book Launch—Alexis Lothian

Please join us on Monday, April 29 at 4pm in MITH for a book launch and discussion of Alexis Lothian's new book Old Futures: Speculative Fiction and Queer Possibility out now from NYU Press. Lothian will talk about her book in conversation with…continue reading

Announcing the Spring 2019 Digital Dialogues!

We are delighted to announce the lineup for the Spring 2019 Digital Dialogue series. The series will begin Tuesday February 26 **at 12:30 pm**. We will then have six additional incredible sessions. All Digital Dialogues will be held at 12:30 pm in…continue reading

MITH welcomes T'Sey-Haye Preaster

We are excited to welcome T'Sey-Haye Preaster to the MITH team as the Project Coordinator for the second phase of the Documenting the Now project, generously funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. T'Sey-Haye has already been on the job since late…continue reading

Documenting the Now Phase 2

With a $1.2 Million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities in the College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Maryland, Shift, and the Department of Media Studies at the University…continue reading

MITH Appoints Affiliate Faculty

MITH is working to make the values that guide our work more transparent. In the last year, we have added a statement of values to our website. One of our core values is collaboration. In line with this commitment, we are growing the network of people…continue reading

Call for Nominations, Spring 2019 Digital Dialogues

We are delighted to open nominations for spring 2019 Digital Dialogue speakers. 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…continue reading

Reactionary Twitter Politics: A Data Story

This post is part 3 in a series about social media data collection experiments conducted in Matt Kirschenbaum's Introduction to Digital Studies. Please see parts 1 and 2 for more context. Why For this project, I chose to explore the reactionary…continue reading

Reckoning with Digital Projects: MITH Makes a Roadmap

In February of 2018, MITH spent dedicated time talking about sustainability of digital projects with a team from the University of Pittsburgh’s Visual Media Workshop (VMW) as part of a focused user testing session for The Socio-Technical…continue reading

Announcing the Fall 2018 Digital Dialogue Lineup

We are delighted to announce the lineup for the Fall 2018 Digital Dialogue series. The series will begin with our Fall Mixer, Wednesday, September 12 at 12:30 pm. We will then have seven incredible sessions. All Digital Dialogues will be held at 1…continue reading

Assessing Interest in a DH/DS Student Organization

Students who do digital humanities at the University of Maryland are spread across many different organizational positions and units—just like the faculty, librarians, and staff with whom they take courses and collaborate on research. At MITH we are…continue reading