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Learning and Teaching Initiatives at MITH

MITH launched exciting curricular initiatives this past year, with the hiring of Purdom Lindblad as Assistant Director for Innovation and Learning and with Matthew Kirschenbaum taking on a new role as Director of the Digital Studies in Arts and…continue reading

Return of the Digital Dialogues Podcast

Since 2005 MITH's Digital Dialogues series has served as our signature events program, where we invite members of the digital humanities community to join us to talk about their work. From the beginning it was important for these discussions to serve…continue reading

Announcing the Transgender Usenet Archive!

I’m happy to announce that after almost a year of hard work, the Transgender Usenet Archive is now officially available for public use! You can search the archive for any single word or two word phrase, and searches can be filtered by newsgroup or…continue reading

Tracking Changes With diffengine

Our most respected newspapers want their stories to be accurate because once the words are on paper, and the paper is in someone’s hands, there’s no changing them. The words are literally fixed in ink to the page, and mass produced into many copies…continue reading

Announcing the Spring 2017 Digital Dialogues Lineup!

MITH’s Spring 2017 Digital Dialogues season is about to get underway! Starting two weeks from today with Kishonna Gray from MIT and Harvard, we have SEVEN amazing speakers covering a wide range of research specialties: Tuesday February 7, 201…continue reading

Archiving Usenet: Adopting an Ethics of Care

This is the fourth in series of blog posts by 2016-17 Winnemore Digital Dissertation Fellow Avery Dame on the progress of his dissertation, “Talk Amongst Yourselves: Community Formation in Transgender Counterpublic Discourse Online,” which explores…continue reading

Listening for the Static

This is the third in series of blog posts by 2016-17 Winnemore Digital Dissertation Fellow Avery Dame on the progress of his dissertation, “Talk Amongst Yourselves: Community Formation in Transgender Counterpublic Discourse Online,” which explores…continue reading

Visualizing Poster Activity on Usenet

This is the second in series of blog posts by 2016-17 Winnemore Digital Dissertation Fellow Avery Dame on the progress of his dissertation, “Talk Amongst Yourselves: Community Formation in Transgender Counterpublic Discourse Online,” which explores…continue reading

MITH announces first courses ever for spring 2017!

MITH is thrilled to announce that we will be offering two courses in the spring as part of the new interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate Digital Studies in the Arts and Humanities (DSAH). Designed to allow graduate students to explore traditional…continue reading

A Block List Against Hate

Two weeks ago a group of students, scholars and activists gathered in the evening at MITH for an event called the Night Against Hate. Our goal was to spend two hours working together to link groups and individuals documented in the Southern Poverty…continue reading

Announcing the Fall 2016 Digital Dialogues lineup!

We may have spent the summer organizing and exploring Digital Dialogues past, but now it's time to remind you all that over a decade after we've begun this series, we're still here bringing you amazing talks by groundbreaking academics. Our Fall 201…continue reading