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We're Hiring: Full-Time GA Positions Available

The Maryland Institute of Technology in the Humanities (MITH) is pleased to announce two (2) full-time graduate assistantships for the 2007-2008 academic year. We require Web programmers with extensive experience in PHP and JavaScript. Knowledge of…continue reading

MITH Receives NEH Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant

MITH is delighted to announce we have received a Digital Humanities Start-Up grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities's Digital Humanities Initiative. The $30,000 award will support development of a tool called the Ajax XML Encoder (AXE…continue reading

Kirschenbaum in the Chronicle

MITH Associate Director and Associate Professor of English MATTHEW KIRSCHENBAUM has the cover story in this week's edition of the Chronicle Review in the Chronicle of Higher Education with an essay entitled "Hamlet.doc? Literature in a Digital Age…continue reading

centerNet Web Site Opens

The fledgling Web site for centerNet, a new international network of digital humanities centers, is now open. If you know of centers that are not already part of the network, we would appreciate it if you could point them to the Web site and…continue reading

MITH to Host Digital Humanities 2009 Conference

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) is privileged to announce it will be hosting Digital Humanities 2009, the joint annual conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO, encompassing three different…continue reading

MITH and Maryland at Digital Humanities 2007

The annual Digital Humanities 2007 conference, held this year at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, has now concluded, and as usual MITH and the University of Maryland community were well-represented, with papers, posters, and/or sessions…continue reading

MITH Fellow Angel David Nieves Presents Research

Dr. Angel David Nieves, assistant professor in the Historic Preservation Program in the School of Architecture, Planning, & Preservation and Director of Graduate Research and Training in the Consortium on Race, Gender and Ethnicity was recently named…continue reading

MITH Fellow Merle Collins Presents Research

At the 32nd Annual Conference of the Caribbean Studies Association, to be held in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, MITH Fellow Merle Collins (Professor of English and Comparative Literature) will present on "Africa to the Caribbean: Saraka and Nation in…continue reading

Stan Ruecker at HCIL

On Tuesday, April 24 at 12:30 (MITH's usual Digital Dialogues slot) Stan Ruecker (Humanities Computing, Alberta) will present "The Research Potential of Transferability" as part of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab's Seminar Series, in A.V. Williams…continue reading

MITH is Hiring: 12-month GA Position(s)

MITH Program Associate12-month GA positionMaryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) MITH will be filling at least one twelve-month GA position that reports directly to MITH's Director, Neil Fraistat. Responsibilities include…continue reading

Brad Paley at Maryland

*** BRAD PALEY at MARYLAND *** The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) and the Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL) at the University of Maryland are jointly sponsoring two events by BRAD PALEY, the innovative information…continue reading

MITH Fellowship Call 2007-8

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 2007-2008 academic year. Resident Fellowships offer customized…continue reading

Second Annual Nebraska Digital Workshop

The Center for Digital Research in the Humanities (CDRH) at the University of Nebraskaâ€"Lincoln will host the second annual Nebraska Digital Workshop on October 5 & 6, 2007. Through a competitive process, selected early-career scholars will…continue reading

Silvia Mejia's Film to be Screened at SCMS

MITH Fellow Silvia Mejia's documentary film Just a Click Away (part of her dissertation work) has been selected as one of the official screenings at the upcoming Society for Cinema and Media Studies national conference in Chicago, March 8-1…continue reading

Mellon Gives MONK a Million

The University of Maryland is part of an international and multi-institutional research team recently awarded a two-year $1,000,000 grant by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for a humanities text-mining project called "Metadata Offer New Knowledge…continue reading

MITH Welcomes Winnemore Dissertation Fellows

We are delighted to announce that MITH's Winnemore Digital Dissertation Fellowships for spring 2007 have been awarded to Nadja Masura (Theatre) and Michael Evans (GVPT). Nadja's dissertation, "Digital Theatre," examines the ways that digital…continue reading

Digital Dialogues Spring Schedule Posted

MITH is pleased to announce its spring 2007 Digital Dialogues schedule. In addition to presentations from fellows and various colleagues around campus, highlights include visits from Georgetown's** Randy Bass, the Center for History and New Media's…continue reading

MITH Joins DC Area Technology and Humanities Forum

MITH is pleased to announce we have accepted an invitation to join Georgetown and George Mason as third regional host of the Washington DC Area Technology and Humanities Forum. Co-sponsored by the Center for History & New Media (CHNM) at GMU and the…continue reading

Companion to Digital Humanities Online

The complete text of A Companion to Digital Humanities, ed. Susan Schreibman, Ray Siemens, John Unsworth (Oxford: Blackwell, 2004) is now freely available online, at: This volume covers the full range of…continue reading