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20 Feb 2018

Alison Langmead Digital Dialogue

By | 2018-03-13T11:17:30+00:00 Tue, Feb 20, 2018|Uncategorized|

Alison Langmead
University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Feb 27, 2018
12:30 pm

Since the early days of the field, art and architectural historians have relied on image-based reproductions of our primary source material to do our work. And yet, Photography and digitization—the two main image-reproduction technologies of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries—do not duplicate their subjects uncritically. They have actively shaped our disciplines in sometimes overt,

19 Feb 2018

Ethics and Archiving the Web

By | 2018-02-19T15:11:30+00:00 Mon, Feb 19, 2018|Events, News|

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 will bring together activists, librarians, journalists, archivists, scholars, developers, and designers who are

19 Feb 2018

Endangered Data Week, February 26 – March 2, 2018

By | 2018-02-19T14:44:29+00:00 Mon, Feb 19, 2018|Events|

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 shed light on public datasets that are in danger of being deleted, repressed, mishandled, or lost. The goals of Endangered Data Week are to

13 Feb 2018

Emad Khazraee Digital Dialogue

By | 2018-03-07T11:08:23+00:00 Tue, Feb 13, 2018|Uncategorized|

Emad Khazraee
Harvard University
Kent State University
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Feb 20, 2018
12:30 pm

Social media have transformed our societies and contributed to creation of online public spaces. In the past few years, we witnessed how social media were central to any debate of socio-political movements around the world. Social media were cited as the new catalysts of social change in these contexts. However, still controversies exist about

11 Jan 2018

Announcing the Spring 2018 Digital Dialogues lineup!

By | 2018-02-22T14:22:57+00:00 Thu, Jan 11, 2018|Alerts, Digital Dialogues, Events|

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. Student in Social Anthropology (Harvard University) Repositories of Failure: Creating Abolitionist Archives to Project Past the Punishment Paradigm

10 Jan 2018

Jarrett Drake Digital Dialogue

By | 2018-02-21T11:07:23+00:00 Wed, Jan 10, 2018|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues, Events|

Jarrett Drake
Harvard University
MITH Conference Room
Tue, Feb 13, 2018
12:30 pm

This talk will speculate on the following questions: to what extent and in what ways might communities use archives as avenues to abolish police and prisons in the United States? How can archivists, organizers, and resource allocators use the archive as a means and a method to envision a world without police and prisons,

2 Jan 2018

MITH is hiring a Graduate Assistant for Spring 2018!

By | 2018-02-19T12:40:06+00:00 Tue, Jan 2, 2018|Alerts, Jobs|

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 starting in January 2018 and ending in May 2018, with a possibility of renewal. The Graduate Assistant will support

14 Nov 2017

MITH Winter Term Course: Anatomy of DH Research

By | 2018-02-22T14:37:40+00:00 Tue, Nov 14, 2017|Alerts, Curriculum, Opportunities|

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: Purdom Lindblad Stephanie Sapienza Ed Summers Raff Viglianti This course will frame and