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Hester Baer named MITH Fellow

MITH is pleased to announce that Hester Baer, Vambery Distinguished Professor of Comparative Studies for the 2014-15 academic year, has also been named a MITH Fellow for the same period. During her fellowship year, Hester will be working on her…continue reading

MITH Welcomes Amanda Visconti as Winnemore Fellow!

MITH is pleased to announce that we are welcoming Amanda Visconti as the recipient of the 2014-15 Winnemore Digital Humanities Dissertation Fellowship at MITH. Applications for the fellowship were given careful consideration based on the extent to…continue reading

Ed Summers joins MITH as Lead Developer!

MITH is delighted to announce that Ed Summers will be joining us as Lead Developer beginning September 2. For the Lead Developer role, MITH sought a candidate with excellent technical abilities and familiarity with the application domains of…continue reading

Two New Start-Up Grants

MITH is delighted to announce that the University of Maryland has been awarded two Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Enhancing Music Notation Addressability (EMA) was awarded $59,971, and will be led…continue reading

MITH awarded HathiTrust Research Center grant

MITH is pleased to announce that we have been awarded $39,690 from the HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) for a prototyping grant in support of the HTRC’s Workset Creation For Scholarly Analysis project. In collaboration with HTRC, MITH will develop a…continue reading

The Walt Whitman Archive

In the past few months, MITH has been developing software for a project related to the Walt Whitman Archive. The Walt Whitman Archive is an electronic research and teaching tool that sets out to make Whitman's vast work, for the first time, easily…continue reading

Join MITH! We're Hiring a Lead Developer

MITH is looking to hire a creative, team-oriented person to be our new Lead Developer. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with other members of the MITH staff on research-intensive projects in the digital humanities. The Lead…continue reading

Wrapping up GSoC Work on MITHgrid

Google Summer of Code 2013 (GSoC 2013) has successfully come to an end. I would like to thank James Smith for his patient mentoring. His conceptions on professionalism and pragmatic problem solving approach were highly useful. It was a pleasure…continue reading

Ten New Digital Dialogues Video Podcasts Posted!

MITH is delighted to announce that ten Digital Dialogues video podcasts from 2013 are now available. Here is a full list: **October 29, 2013: **Nicole Saylor, Head, American Folklife Center Archive Archiving Folk Culture in the Digital Age **October…continue reading