Research

Romantic Circles

Romantic Circles is a refereed scholarly website devoted to the study of Romantic-period literature and culture. It is the collaborative product of an ever-expanding community of editors, contributors, and users around the world, overseen by a…

Saraka and Nation

Concerned, thematically, with postcolonial cultural formations, and in particular the experience of the African Diaspora, the Saraka and Nation project traces connections between cultures of Africans in the Americas and sites of memory in Africa…

Schuylkill: A Creative and Critical Review

This was one of the first MITH Networked Associate Fellowship projects. Elizabeth Abele, who at that time was a PhD candidate at Temple University, and who worked with MITH to enhance the web version of the Schuylkill Graduate Journal. Created by…

Shared Horizons

What are the intersections between biomedicine and humanities scholarship? How might biomedical research methodologies influence humanities inquiry? What interpretative processes might humanities scholarship share with biomedical research? The…

Shelley-Godwin Archive

The Shelley-Godwin Archive provides the digitized manuscripts of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, William Godwin, and Mary Wollstonecraft, aiming to unite online for the first time the widely dispersed handwritten legacy of this…

Soweto `76, A Living Digital Archive

The goal of Soweto '76 is to provide users with virtual access to the history of Soweto, a Black township outside Johannesburg, so that they may experience a significant period in South Africa's history. Using existing oral histories, testimonies…

Spain/Online

In Fall 2000, the University of Maryland School of Music voted unanimously to begin offering its Masters of Ethnomusicology program in a combined residential/online program with the goal of targeting students in Latin America and Spain through…

Steinschneider Bibliographic Database

The Steinschneider Bibliographic Database is a digitized relational database for the study of pre-modern Jewish philosophy, science, and belles-lettres, based on the standard reference-work, Die Hebraeischen Ubersetzungen des Mittelalters und dir…

Text-Image Linking Environment

The Text-Image Linking Environment (TILE) is a web-based tool for creating and editing image-based electronic editions and digital archives of humanities texts. TILE was awarded an NEH Preservation and Access grant in 2009 to create the next…

The Barnwell/Robinson Family Archives

This was the MITH Networked Associate Fellowship project of Ysaye Maria Barnwell, a renowned musician, composer, actress teacher and choral clinician in African American cultural performance. Barnwell's project aimed to produce a multimedia digital…

The Documentation and Preservation of Dance

Choreographer Merce Cunningham's death in the summer of 2009 was a stark reminder of the ephemerality of dance and of the rapidly vanishing human record of the art in the 20th century. Although a good deal of work has been done using notation systems…

The Portinari Project

The Portinari Project was one of the initial MITH Networked Associate Fellowship projects. MITH worked with João Candido Portinari, son of the late painter Candido Portinari, on a digital resource to make his work and legacy available broadly on the…

The Thomas MacGreevy Archive

The Thomas MacGreevy Archive is a long-term, interdisciplinary research project that explores the life, writings, and relationships of the Irish poet and critic, Thomas MacGreevy (1893-1967). The project is committed to investigating the…

The Versioning Machine

The Versioning Machine was a display environment designed specifically for displaying and comparing deeply-encoded, multiple versions of texts, including a robust typology of notes and bibliographic information. It also displayed manuscript images of…

Theatre Finder

Theatre Finder is a collaboratively edited, peer reviewed, online database of historic theatre architecture from the Minoan "theatrical areas" on the island of Crete, to the last theatre built before 1815. Recent scholarship has put increasing…

Topic Modeling

Topic Modeling for Humanities Research was a unique opportunity for cross-fertilization, information exchange, and collaboration between and among humanities scholars and researchers in natural language processing on the subject of topic modeling…

Transforming The Afro-Caribbean World

The University of Maryland's Center for the History of the New America (CHNA) has partnered with MITH to develop the Transforming the Afro-Caribbean World (TAW) project to bring together scholars of the Panama Canal, Afro-Caribbean history, and…

The Transgender Usenet Archive

2016-17 Winnemore Digital Dissertation Fellow Avery Dame spent his fellowship year building the Transgender Usenet Archive, a public archive of posts from targeted Usenet newsgroups which grew in popularity during the 1990's upswing in online…

U.S. East Coast Open Annotation Data Model Rollout

The Open Annotation Data Model Rollouts were a series of three meetings organized by the members of the Open Annotation Consortium and Annotation Ontology to introduce the Open Annotation Data Model Community Specification developed through their…

Using the Digital to Engage Archival Radio Collections

_Thu, Nov 2, 2017 _ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm MITH Conference Room Understanding the contents of institutional and digital collections and their connections to other related material can be daunting. Increasingly researchers, institutions and a broader…
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