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10 Feb 2012

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

By |2017-02-05T21:25:39+00:00Feb 10, 2012|

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 text encoding, image mapping, and interactive media technology, the atlas explores the missions' evolution from remote colonial-era missionary settlements to UNESCO World Heritage sites. A parallel objective is the integration of textual and visual sources in humanistic scholarship.

9 Feb 2012

Feminism and Writing Technologies

By |2015-12-18T20:05:00+00:00Feb 9, 2012|

King’s Feminism and Writing Technologies was an early MITH Faculty Fellow project which featured a virtual 17th-century Quaker women’s printshop designed to plumb more fully (by reconfiguring objects of study) the intertwinings of print and digital distributions of knowledge production and their implications for research in the twenty-first century university.

9 Feb 2012

Emily Dickinson: Technology and Mythobiography

By |2017-02-05T21:25:40+00:00Feb 9, 2012|

This was a 2001 Faculty Fellowship project of Professor Carol Burbank from the Department of Theatre. Employing two different models of performative technology, a series of interactive templates for student experiments in writing, and a web collage or performance “fugue,” Dr. Burbank explored the way pastiche and narrative function within a technological frame.

9 Feb 2012

Born-Digital Literary Materials

By |2017-02-05T21:25:41+00:00Feb 9, 2012|

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, the Michael Joyce Papers at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin, and the Deena Larsen Collection at the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) at the University of Maryland.

9 Feb 2012

Ajax XML Encoder (AXE)

By |2017-02-05T21:25:42+00:00Feb 9, 2012|

AXE is a web-based tool for "tagging" text, video, audio, and image files with XML metadata, a process that is now a necessary but onerous first step in the production of digital material.

9 Feb 2012

Bill Bly Collection

By |2015-12-14T20:26:55+00:00Feb 9, 2012|

The Bill Bly Collection of Electronic Literature is a rich archive of materials from the early literary hypertext movement, received as a generous donation to MITH directly from Bill Bly.

7 Feb 2012

Collaborative Ajax-Based Modeling Platform

By |2017-02-05T21:25:42+00:00Feb 7, 2012|

CAMP stands for 'Collaborative, Ajax-Based, Modeling Platform.' As the name suggests, this tool is an open source, collaborative, 3-dimensional modeler that allows users with very little experience to generate a 3-dimensional model in their web browser which they can then allow other users to both view and edit. The tool was initially used to construct an international database of pre-nineteenth century theater buildings, but was designed to be intentionally generic so that scholars interested in structures of any sort could easily port it into their own projects.

7 Feb 2012

Dickinson Electronic Archives

By |2015-12-14T21:30:06+00:00Feb 7, 2012|

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.

7 Feb 2012

Digital Mishnah

By |2017-02-05T21:25:44+00:00Feb 7, 2012|

Digital Mishnah will create a digital edition of the Mishnah, a Jewish legal treatise from roughly 200 CE.

7 Feb 2012

Early Americas Digital Archive

By |2017-02-05T21:25:44+00:00Feb 7, 2012|

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 and supported by the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) under the general editorship of Professor Ralph Bauer, at the University of Maryland at College Park.