Research

BitCurator

The BitCurator project has been a joint effort led by the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (SILS) and the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) to develop a system for…

Black Gotham Archive

The Black Gotham Digital Archive links an interactive web site, smart phones, and the geographical spaces of Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn to create a deeper understanding of nineteenth-century black New York. The project is an extension of the book…

Born-Digital Literary Materials

This project consisted of a series of site visits and planning meetings among personnel working with the born-digital components of three significant collections of literary material: the Salman Rushdie papers at Emory University's Woodruff Library…

BrailleSC

In Making the Digital Humanities More Open, MITH will work with BrailleSC to undertake its second stage of development by designing and deploying a WordPress‐based accessibility tool that will create braille content for end-users who are blind or low…

Business Russian Case Studies

This web-based language learning project is alternately referred to as Development of Russian Language Modules to Support Differentiated Learning and Generate Empirical Data on Student Performance. It was developed by 2001 MITH Faculty Fellow…

Collaborative Ajax-Based Modeling Platform

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities and the Theatre Department at the University of Maryland in College Park worked together in 2009-10 to create CAMP, a Collaborative, Ajax-Based, Modeling Platform. As the name suggests, this…

Citations: The Renaissance Imitation Mass (CRIM)

Citations: The Renaissance Imitation Mass (CRIM) will extend the idea of the quotable text for music in an innovative and open way. The focal point of our inquiry is the so-called "imitation" Mass, a Renaissance musical genre notable for the ways in…

Computer Forensics and Born-Digital Content

Invitational meeting at the University of Maryland May 14-15, 2010 funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in support of a report, entitled "Computer Forensics and Born-Digital Content in Cultural Heritage Collections," which was published by the…

Computer Science and the Humanities Then and Now

In January of 2013, the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) began a project to digitize all of its early grant records from the 1960's and 1970's. These records were stored on old punch-cards known as McBee edge-notched cards. Their goal was…

Constitutional Regime Leadership in a World of States

This was a project of Spring 2007 MITH Winnemore Digital Dissertation Fellow Michael Evans. At the time of his fellowship, Michael's dissertation was entitled "Constitutional Regime Leadership in a World of States," and involved the use of digital…

Corpora Space

Within Project Bamboo, The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) led Corpora Space, which allows scholars to work at the cutting edge of digital humanities and textual analysis research. In Corpora Space, scholars can discover…

Digital Humanities Data Curation

The Digital Humanities Data Curation Institutes project will facilitate a multi-institutional collaboration between MITH and the University Libraries at UMD, the Women Writers Project (WWP) at Brown University, and the Center for Informatics Research…

Dedication of New MITH Space

After twelve years in McKeldin Library, staff expansion and research growth called for a more robust space in 2012. We transformed a significantly larger, sunlit, open-floor space in Hornbake Library, neighboring Nonprint Media Services, and the…

Digital Humanities Winter Institute

MITH hosted the first annual Digital Humanities Winter Institute (DHWI), from Monday, January 7, 2013, to Friday, January 11, 2013, at the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland. We were delighted to be expanding the model pioneered by the…

Dickinson Electronic Archives

The Dickinson Electronic Archives (DEA) is a website devoted to the study of Emily Dickinson, her writing practices, writings directly influencing her work, and critical and creative writings generated by her work. The DEA is produced by the…

Digital Diasporas

Digital Diasporas was the first conference of its kind to bring together to discuss on-going projects and also debate the theoretical, methodological, and pedagogical issues raised by the intersection of the fields of Digital Humanities and African…

Digital Directions

Over three consecutive summers between 2001 and 2003, MITH worked with the College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Maryland to organize Digital Directions, three separate one-week, intensive seminar for high school students to explore the…

Digital Humanities 2009

Digital Humanities 2009---the annual joint meeting of the Association for Computers and the Humanities, the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing, and the Society for Digital Humanities / Société pour l'étude des médias interactifs---was…

Digital Humanities Incubator (2012 – 13)

The Digital Humanities Incubator is a program intended to help introduce University faculty, staff, and graduate assistants to digital humanities through a series of workshops, tutorials, "office hours," and project consultations. Participants in the…

Digital Humanities Incubator (2013 – 14)

The Digital Humanities Incubator is a collaboration between MITH and the University Libraries. The program intended to help introduce University of Maryland faculty, staff, and graduate assistants to digital humanities through a series of workshops…

Digital Humanities Incubator 2014–15: Researching Ferguson

The Digital Humanities Incubator is intended to help introduce University of Maryland faculty, staff, and graduate assistants to digital humanities methods and tools through a series of workshops, tutorials, and project consultations. The first phase…

Digital Mishnah

Digital Mishnah will create a digital edition of the Mishnah, a Jewish legal treatise from roughly 200 CE. An artifact of great significance to cultural, religious, and social history, this text manifests itself in several forms dating roughly from…
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