Research

Digital Theatre

This was a Spring 2007 MITH Winnemore Digital Dissertation Fellowship project of Nadja Masura. Her dissertation, "Digital Theatre," examined the ways that digital technology--such as animation, video, motion capture/sensing, and internet broadcasting…

DISC: A Disabilities Studies Academic Community

The DISC website was a MITH Fellowship project of Rosemarie Garland-Thomson. Rosemarie is a renowned scholar in what is now a very established Disability Studies field, and the DISC project was an outgrowth of her very early work starting in the mid…

Early Americas Digital Archive

The Early Americas Digital Archive (EADA) is a collection of electronic texts and links to texts originally written in or about the Americas from 1492 to approximately 1820. Open to the public for research and teaching purposes, EADA was published…

Electronic Skin: Community Building and Virtual Embodiment

This was a project of Spring 2011 MITH Winnemore Digital Dissertation Fellow Maria Velazquez. Her dissertation, "Electronic Skin: Community Building and Virtual Embodiment" investigated the creative processes through which citizens are made, with…

Emily Dickinson: Technology and Mythobiography

Also called Performative Experiments in Humanities Computing: Interactive Templates for Intuitive Learning and Research, Emily Dickinson: Technology and Mythobiography was a 2001 Faculty Fellowship project of Professor Carol Burbank from the…

Endangered Data Week

Led by the Digital Library Federation, Endangered Data Week, February 26 -- March 2, 2018, is an international, collaborative effort, coordinated across campuses, nonprofits, libraries, citizen science initiatives, and cultural heritage institutions…

Enhancing Music Notation Addressability

Enhancing Music Notation Addressability (EMA) originates from the idea that music notation, like text, can be "addressed" in new ways in a digital environment, allowing scholars to identify and name structures of various kinds. However, how can one…

Feminism and Writing Technologies

Katie King began thinking about feminism and writing technologies while working in the early 80s on her dissertation, which was on academic editorial practices and feminist political practices making these interesting literary objects sometimes…

Foreign Literatures in America

Foreign Literatures in America (FLA) is a project devoted to the recovery and understanding of the significance of foreign authored literary works, as well as immigrant authored literary works, in the U.S. throughout U.S. history. Our principal…

Flare Productions

Flare Productions is a not-for-profit filmmaking organization founded to produce artistic, deeply-researched, lively and engaging films which can be viewed with enjoyment both by people who already know a great deal about a subject, and those who are…

Frankenreads

2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, a seminal literary work that, since its appearance, has influenced millions of people across the globe. Frankenstein is a rare work of fiction in that it appeals to…

A Special MITH *Unconference* DHKeepsOn

Congress may shut down, but Digital Humanities can't be stopped! Join the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) this Friday, October 4th at 10:00 am to present the project you would have presented at the NEH project directors…

Future of Electronic Literature Symposium

Summarized from Scott Rettberg's post on Grand Text Auto The Electronic Literature Organization's Future of Electronic Literature Symposium at MITH at the University of Maryland, College Park was an event that brought e-lit writers, scholars, and an…

Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Slam

On April 24, 2004, the University of Maryland held its annual open house for the state's citizens, Maryland Day, and the David C. Driskell Center and MITH co-produced the Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Slam, an event designed to bring high school students…

Hughes@100

These two MITH-sponsored events were held in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of America's great literary forces, the poet Langston Hughes. The first event, held on February 9, 2002 at Clarice Smith Center for Performing Arts…

Infinite Ulysses

Infinite Ulysses was the 2014-15 Winnemore Digital Dissertation project of Amanda Visconti, who created a participatory digital edition of James Joyce's difficult but rewarding novel Ulysses. This project built on her master's thesis work at the…

International Virtual Potluck

This was a MITH Fellows Project of American Studies professor Jo Paoletti. The Intercultural Virtual Potluck featured a Virtual University of Maryland South Campus Dining Hall in order to research various aspects of racial, sexual, and ethnic…

Irish Resources in the Humanities

Irish Resources in the Humanities was developed in 1999 by Dr. Susan Schreibman as a Gateway to sites on the World Wide Web that contain substantial content in the various disciplines of the humanities in the area of Irish Studies. As a rule…

John Milton's Comus

This was a project of a group of Networked Associate Fellowships awarded to three English graduate students: Helen L. Hull, Meg F. Pearson, and Erin A. Sadlack. The goal was to construct a significant scholarly online resource for studying John…

Learning from Langston Terrace

Langston Terrace is the nation's first public housing program built in Washington, D.C. Opened in 1937, Langston Terrace housed Black low-income, working class families; it was one of 51 racially segregated projects built by the Public Works…

Mapping the Missions: The Jesuit-Guaraní Republic, 1754-2000

Daryle Williams, Associate Professor of History, worked with MITH on an interactive digital historical atlas of the Jesuit-Guaraní missions (located in the Paraná-Uruguay watershed, along the borders of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay). Making use of…

Meteomozart and Chance of Weather

Digital music scores have the potential of being flexible, interactive, and dynamic. Raff Viglianti has created two dynamic scores influenced by the weather as a proof-of-concept. Meteomozart is a dynamic score of Mozart's Piano Sonata No.13 in B…
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