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#Engineering: A Data Story

This post is part 2 in a series about social media data collection experiments conducted in Matt Kirschenbaum‘s Introduction to Digital Studies. Fred Turner’s interview with Logic Magazine1 was one of the first readings for MITH 610: Critical Topics…continue reading

Little Big Data

This past spring Purdom Lindblad and I had the opportunity to participate in several praxis oriented sessions involving social media data collection and analysis for Matt Kirschenbaum's Introduction to Digital Studies (MITH 610). We thought that some…continue reading

Report: Music Encoding Conference 2018

Raffaele Viglianti (MITH) and Stephen Henry (Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library) hosted the Music Encoding Conference last week (22 - 25 May 2018). For the first time, the conference had a theme: “Encoding and Performance,” which was well…continue reading

MITH Receives NEH Grant for “Unlocking the Airwaves"

MITH is pleased to announce an award from the National Endowment for the Humanities 2017 Humanities Collections and Reference Resources program for Unlocking the Airwaves: Revitalizing an Early Public and Educational Radio Collection. Unlocking the…continue reading

Monitoring Climate Data on the Web

Monitoring Climate Data on the Web Ray Cha Software Project Manager Environmental Data and Governance Initiative MITH Conference Room 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, 2:00 – 3:00 pm Please join us on May 10 from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm in MITH for a presentation by…continue reading

Archives in the Anthropocene

Arte Público Press, Recovery Project, Social Justice and DH Speaker Series Feb 15, 2018 · Houston, TX I want to frame my talk around a quote from Community Futures Lab co-director Rasheedah Phillips from her workshop “Time, Memory, and Justice in…continue reading

Ethics and Archiving the Web

MITH is very excited to announce our participation in the Ethics and Archiving the Web National Forum which will be taking place at the New Museum in New York City, March 22-24. This collaboration between Rhizome and the Documenting the Now project…continue reading

Endangered Data Week, February 26 - March 2, 2018

Led by the Digital Library Federation, Endangered Data Week, February 26 – March 2, is an international, collaborative effort, coordinated across campuses, nonprofits, libraries, citizen science initiatives, and cultural heritage institutions, to…continue reading

Announcing the Spring 2018 Digital Dialogues Lineup!

MITH’s Spring 2018 Digital Dialogues season is about to get underway! Starting in mid-February with Jarrett Drake from Harvard, we have SIX amazing speakers covering a wide range of research specialties: Tuesday February 13, 2018: Jarrett Drake, Ph.D…continue reading

MITH is Hiring a Graduate Assistant for Spring 2018!

MITH Graduate Assistant, Call for Applications The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) is seeking applications for a Graduate Assistant position for the Spring 2018 semester. This is an approximately 10-hour per week position…continue reading

MITH Winter Term Course: Anatomy of DH Research

MITH 498: Anatomy of DH Research Winter Term 2018: Jan 2 - 22 (click here to enroll) In-class meeting: Tuesdays / Thursdays 1 - 4:30 PM in 0301A Hornbake (MITH offices) Online or Team Time: Mondays / Wednesdays unless indicated by * Instructors…continue reading

DocNow and Rhizome receive IMLS National Forum grant!

We are thrilled to announce that Documenting the Now, MITH's Mellon-funded collaborative social media preservation initiative with Washington University and the University of California, Riverside, has been awarded a National Forum Grant from the…continue reading

Dramatic Reading of Percy Shelley's Prometheus Unbound

A dramatic reading of Percy Shelley's Prometheus Unbound will take place on Wednesday, October 25, 3:00 -5:00 pm at the Cafritz Foundation Theatre. The show is directed by MITH's intern and Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies graduate student…continue reading

Announcing the Fall 2017 Digital Dialogues lineup!

MITH’s Fall 2017 Digital Dialogues season is about to get underway! Starting four weeks from today with Kevin Hamilton from University of Illinois, we have SIX amazing speakers covering a wide range of research specialties: Tuesday September 26, 201…continue reading

My Fond Farewell to MITH

I can’t begin to say how grateful I am for the privilege of having served as Director of MITH for the past twelve years. If there is a more inspiring job anywhere, I’m not aware of it. I count myself especially fortunate to have held this position…continue reading