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Three New Jobs at MITH

MITH is looking to fill three (count ‘em) new positions: Software Architect, Software Developer, and Project Coordinator. Check out our jobs page for the full descriptions.continue reading

Preserving Virtual Worlds 2 Funded

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH), the College of Information Studies, and the Department of English at the University of Maryland are very pleased to announce their participation in a $785,000 National Leadership Grant…continue reading

MITH Welcomes Alan Liu

On Monday and Tuesday, October 4 and 5, Prof. Alan Liu (U California, Santa Barbara), one of the world's leading scholars in digital humanities, will be visiting the campus.. On Monday October 4, at 3:30pm, in Ulrich Recital Hall, Tawes, Prof. Liu…continue reading

MITH Launches Vintage Computing Site

MITH is very pleased to announce a new Web site devoted to its sizable (and growing) collection of vintage computers, retro software, and other artifacts from the early era of personal computing. The centerpiece of the site is a a considered metadata…continue reading

Fall 2010 Digital Dialogues Schedule

The Fall 2010 MITH Digital Dialogues schedule is now available (PDF). As always, Digital Dialogues are Tuesdays at 12:30 in the MITH conference room (McKeldin Library). We especially like seeing visitors from our neighboring campuses around town…continue reading

Welcome Back to MITH!

Dear MITH Community, As another academic year begins, I have the happy opportunity of welcoming you all back to MITH for what promises to be another exciting, event-laden year. While I’m at it, I’ll review some of the highlights from last year and…continue reading

TEDx Potomac Simulcast at MITH

On Thursday May 20th, MITH will be hosting a live simulcast of TEDx Potomac, a 1-day, independently-organized TED event, from 9am to 5pm. The event will happen in our conference room, and is free and open to the public. The theme is “Beyond Politics…continue reading

Preserving Virtual Worlds Hits the Airwaves Again

Following Matthew Kirschenbaum's appearance on the Kojo Nnamdi show last month, Rachel Donahue and Kari Kraus discuss the Preserving Virtual Worlds project on today's Maryland Morning show with Sheilah Kast on Baltimore's WYPR 88.1 FM (their segment…continue reading

MITH Fellowship Call

MITH is currently inviting applications from the University of Maryland's College of Arts & Humanities and from the University Libraries for a MITH Resident Fellowship during the 2010-2011 academic year. Resident Fellowships offer customized…continue reading

Announcing Musical Theatre Online!

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) is proud to announce the launch of the prototype of Music Theatre Online (MTO), a freely accessible web-based archive of musical and music theatre. Funded by a Digital Humanities Startup…continue reading

Doug Reside Promoted to Associate Director!

Dear all, It is my great pleasure to share with you the news that Doug Reside has just been promoted from Assistant to Associate Director of MITH in recognition of the superb work he has done since arriving here in 2006. As many of you know, Doug is…continue reading

Rosenzweig Forum for the Digital Humanities

"Negotiating the Cultural Turn(s): Subjectivity, Sustainability, and Authority in the Digital Humanities" — a conversation with Tim Powell and Bethany Nowviskie Wednesday, February 17, 2010 from 4:30 to 6:30pm Murray Room, Lauinger Library…continue reading

Reading for the Snowbound (and the Rest of You)

For any of you who are snowed in or otherwise looking for interesting reading, The Atlantic has a brief piece about the Preserving Virtual Worlds Project, featuring Matt Kirschenbaum and Kari Kraus. The second link is from an online New York Times…continue reading

Spring 2010 Digital Dialogues Schedule

We are very pleased to announce another semester of Digital Dialogues. In the four year since we have made Digital Dialogues a weekly event at MITH we have hosted over 100 speakers from the College Park campus and beyond (often far beyond) to discuss…continue reading

Announcing the Deena Larsen Collection

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) is very pleased to announce the release of a new Web site showcasing the Deena Larsen Collection we house and maintain: mith.umd.edu/larsen Deena Larsen, whose best-known works include…continue reading

MITH Welcomes Dave Lester

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) is very pleased to welcome Dave Lester to its leadership team as an Assistant Director. Dave Lester has been employed by George Mason University's Center for History & New Media where he…continue reading

Shakespeare Quartos Archive Launched

http://quartos.org/ MITH is pleased to report the launching of the Shakespeare Quartos Archive by the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington DC and the Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford. Funded by a JISC/ NEH Transatlantic Digitization…continue reading

Greg Crane Podcast Now Available

If you missed the live version of Greg Crane's Digital Dialogue, "From the First Year Through Tenure: New Pathways for Humanities in a Digital Age," the podcast, along with the other recorded fall Digital Dialogues, are available on the MITH Podcast…continue reading

centerNet Joins CHAIN Gang

Coalition of Humanities and Arts Infrastructures and Networks - CHAIN A meeting was held at King's College, London, on 26th and 27th October 2009, between representatives of the following networks, infrastructure projects, and planning initiatives…continue reading

Fall Digital Dialogues Now Available

This fall's Digital Dialogues are now available with brief descriptions on our MITH Podcasting page. Topics covered this fall include videogame preservation, teaching in Second Life, data mining for metaphors in eighteenth century literature, data…continue reading